Underground Network Technician

About Barrick & Turquoise Ridge
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 43 miles northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine with Newmont owning the remaining 25%.
Position Description:
Barrick is looking for an Underground Network Technician to join our team.
Reporting to the Instrumentation and Communications Supervisor, the Underground Network Technician, is responsible for the following:
Perform all installation, maintenance, and repair of physical communications & network components
Create and maintain documentation including scope of work
Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum of three (3) years' experience in networking and knowledge of networking protocols required
Two (2) year technical degree and/or certification preferred
CCNA Wireless certification preferred
Proficient in Vulcan, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Visio preferred
Knowledge of 802.11 wireless networking preferred
Knowledge of fiber optic and copper network technologies required
Certified Fiber Optic Technician or equivalent preferred
Excellent site installation of network hardware skills required
Understanding of wireless site survey technologies preferred (Ekahau)
Excellent written and oral communication skills required
Ability to create and maintain written documentation required
Strong dedication to safety and courageous leadership required
Two years underground experience preferred
Operations of scissor deck, boom truck, forklift, etc. preferred
Knowledge in Microsoft Office and Oracle programs preferred
Strong dedication to safety and courageous leadership required
Desire for skills development and training in a team based maintenance organization required
Proven safe work record required
What we can Offer You
A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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