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Projects Mechanical Engineer

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
CAD Jobs, Mechanical Engineer Jobs, Project Management Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Round Mountain, Nevada, USA

Round Mountain is an open-pit mine located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world. The mine uses conventional open-pit mining methods and processes ore by mill and heap leach.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Project’s General Foreman, the Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for scheduling, planning, forecasting, resource and management of all technical activities aimed at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.

Job Responsibilities

  • Solutions based on engineering principles and be involved in presentation of the solution to customer.
  • Provide technical support to internal customers.
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
  • Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements observed for all work completed.
  • Interpret client requirements, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions implemented accurately and in budget.
  • Serve as Project Engineer on small plant expansion or improvement projects
  • Support Hydrology in sizing pumps/motors, and piping systems
  • Responsible to manage the RMGC Environmental Health and Safety Management system in his/her areas of responsibility.
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design
  • Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements.
  • Create accurate BOM’s.
  • Define equipment and parts from external suppliers.
  • Conduct cost estimation.
  • Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard.
  • Commission customized products and systems onsite and at customer facilities

Education and Experience

  • Must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar related degree).
  • 3-5 years related job experience.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of mechanical design and its application in the mining industry
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently or in team environment.
  • Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
  • Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
  • Requires valid driver’s license


Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements. 

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

    Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.

  • External Engagement

    Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.

  • Business Focus

    Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.

  • Living the Kinross Values

    Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles.


This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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