The McEwen Mining Gold Bar Mine is located 35 miles northwest of Eureka, Nevada. The Gold Bar Mine consists of an open pit mining operation, delivering ore to a crushed heap leach with solution being processed through an ADR Plant and Refinery.

Job Description

To perform technical activities on a day-to-day basis to ensure that ore control meets short, mid, and long-range mine plans.  Provide real-time updates that allow for accurate reporting and forecasting of minable ore reserves.


  • Perform pit mapping and geological interpretation to generate timely geologic maps to be used with the ore control assay data and minimize dilution
  • Produce ore polygons for routing to appropriate stockpile
  • Provide and maintain lithology and alteration structure wireframe solids to assist with near mine exploration
  • Support with dilation and development of RC and Diamond drilling programs
  • Provide routing of ore/waste and check on adherence to routing provided
  • Work with Mine Engineering to ensure that refractory ore is segregated, and ensuring only oxidized ore placed on leach pad
  • Provide post-mining polygons at the end of the month
  • Measure and monitor slope stability for mining plan and model development
  • Participate in a weekly Project meeting for general project reviews and update on status
  • Build and maintain sound relationships across the Ore Control Team
  • Support Surveyors by assisting with collecting samples and delivering to the Assay Lab if required
  • Conduct pit inspections prior to the start of work
  • Participate in a weekly Project meeting for general project reviews and update on status



  • Degree in Geology
  • At least 2 years of mining geology experience is preferred
  • Experience in ore control, statistical analytical techniques, and using mining software that includes 3D modelling is required
  • Familiarity with complex geology of Carlin-type deposits is preferred

Additional Required abilities:

  • Field work and long-distance transit in natural and uneven terrain
  • Exposure to weather conditions ranging from extreme heat to rain, snow, and high winds at elevations of 6,000 and 9,000 feet above sea level
  • Field work with heavy earth moving equipment, vehicles, and machinery present
  • Walking, bending, reaching, lifting, and moving gear or equipment
  • Lifting occasionally up to 50lbs
  • Required to hear heavy- and light-duty equipment traffic signals


Here at McEwen Mining Inc. our employees are what keep our business going. Part of how we keep our employees going are by offering some of the best benefits in the industry. Some of them are outlined below:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO



We are an equal opportunity employer.
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.