The Gold Bar Mine is located 35 miles northwest of Eureka, Nevada. The property has seen historic mining from 1988 to 1994 by Atlas Precious Metals Inc. McEwen Mining Inc. acquired the property and began active exploration in 2011. The current 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.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for the preparation of ore samples and process samples.

  • Safe and efficient operation of lab operations
  • Recording and retrieval of sample data
  • Proper handling of potentially hazardous chemicals
  • Pre-Op and Post-Ops Inspects to check all components
  • Set up, Operate, and Maintain standard Lab equipment
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Understand workflow and ADR
  • Effective communication skills
  • Perform routine calculations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in a mining or commercial laboratory preferred
  • Experience operating/troubleshooting for AA instruments preferred
  • Experience with wet laboratory techniques (pipetting, solution preparation, dilutions) preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills for heavy sample load/high through-put required
  • Ability to multi-task to monitor several assays at once required
  • Basic math skills to calculate dilution factors and solution concentrations quickly and accurately required
  • Exemplary safety and attendance records required
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this job required
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and prioritize a heavy workload required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers in a team environment preferred
  • Knowledge of state and federal health and safety regulations required
  • Familiarity with chemicals and laboratory procedures preferred

Physical Demands

  • Climbing Ladders/Stairs
  • Walking over uneven ground
  • Moderate to Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Bend, stoop kneel, and stand for long periods of time
  • PPE required
  • Respirator must be worn to perform specific tasks


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 Accrual

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