Description 

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 McEwen 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

Mine Manager

Operational Planning

•        Provide input into the development of the Life of Mine Plan, reviewing quarterly and annually

•        Thorough understanding of the block model, reviewing quarterly and annually

•        Thorough understanding of the resource model to replace depletion

•        Works closely with Exploration group to understand current and future targets

•        Provide input into the annual budget

 

Operational / Technical Execution

Contractor Management

•        Build and maintain a sound ongoing relationship with the mining Contractor

•        Supply information and controls to Contractor including plans and schedules

•        Conducts a daily and weekly operational review meeting with the Contractor

•        Monitor and report on Contractor progress

•        Conduct weekly review and verification of Contractors work and approves any invoices

 

Ore Control

•        Oversee the work of the Geology section and provide technical guidance and evaluation of planning and modelling activities

•        Build and maintain a well-functioning Ore Control team across Mine Engineering and Geology, ensuring that processes and systems are well synchronised and that communication flows freely between the team

•        Design, communicate, and drive the implementation of mine plans and ore control procedures

•        Ensure that sound cross-functional relationships are in place between Geology and Exploration teams

 

Mine Technical Services

•        Oversee the work of the Mine Engineering section and provide technical guidance and evaluation of planning activities

•        Monitor and report on the execution of mid- and long-range plans, including action plans to deal with variances

•        Control and monitor mine budget based on reporting from Financial Manager

•        Ensure that sound cross-functional relationships are in place between the Mine Engineering and Process Operations teams

 

Administration and Controls

Report to the Safety Department on and High wall safety compliance and Disturbance

 

•        Conduct and/or take part in daily staff and management meetings and weekly safety meetings

•        Carry out routine administration and reporting

 

2    ASSET OPTIMIZATION

Operational Planning

•        Provide input into the development of the Life of Mine Plan, reviewing quarterly and annually

•        Thorough understanding of the block model, reviewing quarterly and annually

•        Thorough understanding of the resource model to replace depletion

•        Works closely with Exploration group to understand current and future targets

•        Provide input into the annual budget

 

Operational / Technical Execution

Contractor Management

•        Build and maintain a sound ongoing relationship with the mining Contractor

•        Supply information and controls to Contractor including plans and schedules

•        Conducts a daily and weekly operational review meeting with the Contractor

•        Monitor and report on Contractor progress

•        Conduct weekly review and verification of Contractors work and approves any invoices

 

Ore Control

•        Oversee the work of the Geology section and provide technical guidance and evaluation of planning and modelling activities

•        Build and maintain a well-functioning Ore Control team across Mine Engineering and Geology, ensuring that processes and systems are well synchronised and that communication flows freely between the team

•        Design, communicate, and drive the implementation of mine plans and ore control procedures

•        Ensure that sound cross-functional relationships are in place between Geology and Exploration teams

 

Mine Technical Services

•        Oversee the work of the Mine Engineering section and provide technical guidance and evaluation of planning activities

•        Monitor and report on the execution of mid- and long-range plans, including action plans to deal with variances

•        Control and monitor mine budget based on reporting from Financial Manager

•        Ensure that sound cross-functional relationships are in place between the Mine Engineering and Process Operations teams

 

Administration and Controls

Report to the Safety Department on and High wall safety compliance and Disturbance

 

•        Conduct and/or take part in daily staff and management meetings and weekly safety meetings

•        Carry out routine administration and reporting

 

•   Optimized grade control

•   Dilution targets are met

•   Pit control management and controls are in place

•   Contractor management and controls are in place

•   Accurate data is provided on time

•   Reports meet deadline

3    HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT

•       Actively support Health and Safety systems and regulatory compliance

•       Actively support all Environmental compliance

•       Ensure that the team adheres to safety-related practices and procedures

 

 

•   Full regulatory compliance

 

CROSS FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

•       Process Operations: ore control, execution of plans

•       Health and Safety: any related incidents, audits, and inspections

•       Environmental: any related incidents, audits, and inspections

•       Exploration team: resource and grade control block models, geological maps, and targets

•       QA/QC: protocols, reports, data

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DISCRETIONARY WORK (NON-CORE)

•       Participate in to reduce work process risks and raise health and safety awareness

•       Identify operational opportunities for growth and development

 

DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY:

•       Authorized budget approval per current guidelines

•       Staffing: in consultation with Human Resources Manager, authority to hire appropriate staff to ensure skills and capability for the Mine and Tech Services Department

 

JOB AND PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

•    Degree in Mine Engineering or related technical degree

•    Professional Engineering (PE) Certification a plus but not required

•    12 - 15 years of experience in a mining or similar operational environment

•    Evidence of strong leadership and coaching skills

 

STATUTORY/LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

•    Valid driver’s licence

WORKING CONDITIONS

•    Climbing ladders/stairs, walking over uneven ground

•    Works in mine elevations of six to eight thousand feet

•    Moderate to heavy lifting up to 50 lbs

•    Bend, stoop kneel, and stand for long periods of time

•    PPE required, must be able to use mine radio, cell phone, and land lines

•    Must be able to use all mine software

•    Travel to field sites, remote sites, and corporate offices from time to time

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

•    Technical and operational skills relevant to this position, including mine planning, ore control and related functions

•    Must be able to work effectively with all mine departments

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer systems relating to this position and level of work

•    Knowledge of the plant and its related operations and functions

•    Knowledge of company policy and procedures

 

SKILLS / DEVELOPMENT

•    Strategic thinking

•    Business acumen

•    Interpersonal skills

•    Leadership skills

•    Coaching skills

•    Level-appropriate problem-solving skills

•    Report writing skills

•    Effective meeting skills

 

•    Planning skills

•    Prioritization skills

•    Analytical skills

•    Data analysis and interpretation

•    Communication skills

•    Presentation skills

•    Negotiation skills

 

BEHAVIORS

 

•    Ability to lead diverse and cross-functional teams

•    Ability to work under minimal supervision

•    Ability to work within a team

•    Able to effectively manage multiple / changing priorities

•    Ability to lead a team based on performance, targets, and objectives

 

 

 

Benefits/Culture

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.