Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in Nevada. It is the newest mine in Kinross’ portfolio and was acquired in January 2016.
Under the general supervision of the Maintenance General Foreman, supervises a crew of mechanics to ensure a safe, efficient and productive work environment, while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.
- Assign crews to specific tasks in order to meet daily mine maintenance goals within the Kinross Way for Maintenance.
- Supervise crew activities during shifts to ensure safe and efficient accomplishment of assignments.
- Develop crew skills to levels of maximum efficiency and safety.
- Works with Maintenance Personnel to ensure that all parts, special tools, and equipment necessary to complete a planned task are available and accounted for before the job commences.
- Perform daily administrative duties such as time cards, reports, supply requisitions, effective safety meetings, and manage daily work load.
- Maintain accurate and up to date records of work performed. Keeping daily schedules of both reactive and proactive work performed.
- This position is responsible for a staff of 5+ mechanics.
- Develop maintenance assignments.
- Ensure optimum use of facilities and equipment.
- Keeps in active communication with the Maintenance General Foreman, and periodically updates him/her on the status of work being performed.
- Be a liaison with operations to plan, monitor, and execute maintenance, capital, and construction projects. Identify duration of maintenance or repair activity on equipment or facilities.
- Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
- Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
- Works without risk or harm to self and others.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by state agency, or must be able to pass driver competency course and exam.
- Punctuality and regular attendance required.
- Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor.
Education and Experience
- It is important that the incumbent foster team spirit among crew members, motivating them to meet production goals.
- Meet Kinross Way maintenance goals.
- A minimum of 5 years heavy equipment experience in a mining or construction environment with a combination of field and office work required.
- At least three years of direct supervisory experience or adequate supervisory training is required.
- Must show strong emphasis on Planned/Scheduled work practices.
- Supervises employees within Kinross policies and procedures.
- Must be able to adapt to constant shift changes.
- General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
- Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing work processing, spreadsheet, dispatch, word, outlook explorer, and JD Edwards.
- Must have strong training, verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills.
- The ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, management, vendors and/or contractors.
- Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.
- Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational, and technical writing skills
- Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets.
- 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 Leadership Practices
- Creates an environment where nothing is more important than every employee returning home safe and healthy every day.
- Creates an environment in which people are unfailingly treated with respect.
- Fosters the talent and potential of all employees by enabling them to grow, develop, and make a difference in the organization.
- Demonstrates that leadership in the areas of environmental performance and community and stakeholder relations is fundamental to the way we plan and manage our business.
- Holds self and others accountable for the decisions, commitments, and behaviors required to deliver outstanding results.
- Uses judgment to manage business complexities, prioritize and balance conflicting demands to make timely decisions that best advance Kinross strategy.
- Models humility by going beyond self-interest for the good of the group.
- Understands the economic implications of decisions and consistently uses all resources effectively and efficiently to maximize shareholder value.
- Relentlessly champions, develops and embeds best practices.
Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.
Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.
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.
• Serves as a resource to other members of the technical work unit
• Typically reports into the Maintenance General Foreman
Career Framework and Level
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.