Process Maintenance Technician

Eureka, NV posted on October 18

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The Gold Bar project and future mine is located within the Battle Mountain-Eureka-Cortez gold trend of Eureka County, Central Nevada. The property has seen historic mining from 1990 to 1994 by Atlas Precious Metals Inc. The nearest mine is Waterton Global’s Ruby Hill Mine at approximately 25 miles to the Southeast. Starting from 50 miles North and Northwest of Gold Bar is the Barrick Nevada operation, with a 2017 cumulative production of 2.3 million ounces of gold from its Cortez and Goldstrike mines.

 Job Summary

 McEwen is looking for a process maintenance technician to be responsible for the following:

  • Complete repair and rebuild of processing equipment in the Mill area to include pumps, piping and vessels, which includes preventative and predictive maintenance routes, area cleanup and rebuild of equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Four (4) years as a journeyman in industrial maintenance or two (2) years maintenance school (completed with certificate) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability experience in operating crushing/processing equipment including jaw, gyratory and cone crushers, and conveyor belts preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work from blueprints and drawings preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot and complete repair on all pumps, primary crushers, Omnicones and conveyor systems preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot and rebuild gearboxes and pumps including centrifugal and positive displacement preferred
  • Millwright skills to include: hydraulic systems and alignments preferred
  • Fabrication, machinist and high-pressure welding skills preferred
  • Excellent safety and attendance record required
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job required