Open Positions

 

Process Maintenance - Operations Superintendent

The Process Maintenance-Operations Superintendent is responsible for the  operations of the process plants and crusher.

Responsibilities:

  • As the Process Maintenance-Operations Superintendent, you will provide leadership and direction to the Process Maintenance and Operations Team.
  • Develop, implement and lead planning and commissioning activities for the crushing system for restart and full commissioning.
  • Optimize process production through leadership and coordination of subordinates under direction of the Process Manager.
  • Contribute to the development of a maintenance and process budget and issue weekly variance reporting against the budget once established.
  • Develop preventative and predictive planning system and keep all maintenance activities captured inside Ellipse EAM site system. Ensure all failures are followed up with a completed cause failure analysis.
  • Schedule and integrate predictive and preventative work orders such that they stay in compliance while break-in work is completed.
  • Manage and implement company safety and environmental standards and set expectations of the same for the process and maintenance staff.
  • Review Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation spare parts inventories to ensure sufficient number of critical spares are held in inventory to support these functions.
  • Supervise, mentor and develop process and maintenance direct reports (General Supervisor/Supervisors/Planners) to ensure deliverables are understood and met.
  • Initial task will be to determine the overall process strategy to restart the process maintenance/operations.

Leadership

  • Take ownership of the plan, prioritize, and forward thinking of opportunities, challenges and risks.
  • Have an awareness for recognizing and then suggesting continuous improvement initiatives with an outcome of cost saving or generate revenue for the laboratory.
  • Sound methods and approaches to persuade, convince or influence others.
  • Leadership qualities including: safety, teamwork, communication, influence, execution and business sense.
  • Take ownership of the plan, prioritize, and forward thinking of opportunities, challenges and risks.

Requirements:

  • Five (5) or ten (10) years of maintenance and/or operations in a process mining industry.
  • Ability to assist with budgeting, set priorities, meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy, and to develop, support, and promote safety, environmental awareness and grow the technical talent of direct reports.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator to perform specific job duties, frequently lift 40 pounds and perform the essential functions of the position.
Laboratory Supervisor (Metallurgist)

The Laboratory Supervisor (Metallurgist) is responsible for QA of all assay and metallurgical laboratory result data and daily review of all data for feasibility study level interpretation. Operating under the directions of the Chief Metallurgist, the Laboratory Supervisor will coordinate required metallurgical test work to support heap leach production models and an innovative, proprietary pre-oxidation process. Completes tasks assigned by Chief Metallurgist or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and documentation of QA/QC compliance for all assay and metallurgical work completed in support of heap leach and plant optimization test planning.
  • Distribute weekly reporting to senior management team on all metallurgical tests in progress.
  • Manage the database to ensure all internal lab data recorded has been approved through the QA system. Receive and record all external lab data into the site test records.
  • Direct, empower, develop and supervise of all assay and metallurgical technicians.
  • Communicate daily assignments to all technicians and metallurgical testing protocols.
  • Deliver daily safety meeting and maintain efficiency of assay and metallurgical lab operations.
  • Schedule all maintenance and inventory needs through ERP system Ellipse.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.

Leadership:

  • Take ownership of the plan, prioritize, and forward thinking of opportunities, challenges and risks.
  • Have an awareness for recognizing and then suggesting continuous improvement initiatives with an outcome of cost saving or generating revenue for the lab.
  • Sound methods and approaches to persuade, convince or influence others.
  • Leadership qualities including: safety, teamwork, communication, influence, execution and business sense.
  • Take ownership of the plan, prioritize, and forward thinking of opportunities, challenges and risks.

Requirements:

  • Metallurgical or Process Engineer Degree with a minimum of five (5) years direct assay lab and metallurgical lab experience in a supervisory role a plus, or fifteen (15) years direct assay and metallurgical lab supervision production minerals lab (Mining or Commercial) is a plus.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to assist with budgeting, setting priorities, meeting deadlines with a high degree of accuracy
  • Develop, support, and promote safety, environmental awareness and grow the technical talent of direct reports.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator to perform specific job duties, frequently lift 40 pounds and perform the essential functions of the position.
Environmental Engineer

The Environmental Engineer is to perform a variety of technical work associated with the development of reports and applications in support of permitting projects. Completes tasks assigned by the Vice President, Environmental & Corporate Affairs. Supports environmental regulatory compliance, including audits, inspections, and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect and manage required environmental samples and data for compliance.
  • Conduct weekly and quarterly environmental inspections (i.e. waste and storm water inspection)
  • Obtain, update and maintain plans, permits and standard operating procedures
  • Analyze lab data, do quality-control checks, enter data in Monitor Pro 5 environmental database
  • Must have good working relationship with all other departments and consultants hired to provide services to Hycroft.
  • Prepare quarterly water pollution control permit reports
  • Help conduct quarterly and annual environmental training
  • Prepare training plans and conduct training for employees, contractors and visitors to the mine site.
  • Support the mine site with future permitting projects
  • Ability to be on call and respond to site for environmental incidents if needed

Requirements:

  • Potable Water Certification and water sampling is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science required
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills required
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • One (1) – two (2) years’ experience working at an operating mine preferred
  • Air Quality experience with Class II Operating Permit and Class I Mercury Operating Permit preferred
    – Water sampling experience preferred
    – Hazwoper, RCRA and DOT certifications for waste inspections and disposals preferred.
    – Ability to lift 40 pounds, walk on uneven, sloped, wet and icy grounds consistently and safely.
    – Expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment as needed in active mining areas
Lab Technician (Assay)

The Laboratory Technician is responsible for the preparation of ore samples, and process samples and will be utilized in fire assay, wet laboratory, and operation of analytical instrumentation. Completes tasks assigned by Laboratory Supervisor, Chief Metallurgist or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the day to day operation of activities in the sample prep laboratory, including sample receiving, drying of samples, splitting samples, pulverizing samples and weighing samples.
  • Perform daily work assignments to support testing of samples from mining, crushing and screening and processing.
  • Assists in quality assurance and quality control to ensure reliable, consistent and reproducible results from the sample prep lab
  • Assists in Fire Assay when needed.
  • Complete most preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Dispose of all residues in a safe and prescribed manner.
  • Responsible for cleaning all rooms where lead is used.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of six (6) months sample prep in production minerals lab (Mining or Commercial) is preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year with Fire Assay experience is preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year AAS experience with Varian instruments and standard wet lab dilution and calibration standards calculation work is preferred.
  • One (1) year of Leco sulfur machine experience and any internal or factory maintenance training is preferred.
  • One (1) year of metallurgical lab experience in cyanidation testing for gold/silver such as bottle rolls and lab column testing is preferred, experience in heap leach processing sampling a plus.
  • Expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times when required in various mine site locations. Must be able to wear respirator to perform s
Process Maintenance Technician

The Process Maintenance Technician is responsible for the performing preventative maintenance, repair gear boxes, agitators, centrifugal pumps, vibrating screens, process crushing and conveying maintenance. Performs maintenance on equipment including, but not limited to cone gyratory, and jaw crushers and several types of conveyor belting structures. Completes tasks assigned by General Supervisor, Superintendent or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the day to day maintenance activities on various stationary and mobile equipment.
  • Perform daily work assignments to support testing of samples from mining, crushing and screening and processing.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Install, replace, repair various pumps and fabricate piping as needed.
  • Troubleshoot, repair or replace broken values, flow meters, pressure gauges and drain valves.
  • Ability to fabricate, repair metal tanks, pipes and replace bearings on belts and fans.
  • Complete preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Ability to operate the boom truck, forklift, backhoe, crane and telehandler.
  • Possess knowledge in fixed maintenance systems, ability to read blue prints, use various welding techniques such as Arc, MIG, and using a cutting torch.
  • Must be able to comprehend the use of rigging loads for lifting using cranes.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills, ability to inform others using radio communication or other means of communication.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years process mechanical experience or two (2) years trade school or equivalent training required.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, follow instructions and provide feedback required.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required.
  • Required to provide basic tools.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others, with an excellent safety and attendance record required.
  • Expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times when required in various ares of the mine. Must be able to wear respirator to perform specific job duties. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and perform essential functions of the position.
Industrial Hygienist

The Industrial Hygienist is responsible for the identification, measurement, and analysis of workplace health hazards, and for devising and developing methods for eliminating or controlling those hazards. The role involves work that is both theoretical and practical, based both in an office environment and out in the field. Communication of findings and recommendations for action will be central to the role. The Industrial Hygienist will also complete other tasks as assigned by the Safety Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, assess and communicate control requirements for existing and emerging site risks (inclusive of dust, noise/vibration, metal fumes, vapors, gases, mineral fibers, ergonomic stress and heat stress).
  • Design and implement exposure and health monitoring programs,
  • Develop and deliver occupational hygiene topics to supervision and workforce.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
  • Conduct regular site audits to insure performance and compliance requirements are being met.
  • Liaise with technical experts to deliver system improvements
  • Participate and/or lead accident/incident investigations and risk assessments and report or review findings on the cause and recommend preventive measures.
  • Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
  • Develop and maintain the IH budget with approval from Safety and Health Manager.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years’ experience in Industrial Hygiene and Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene or related degree required.
  • Experience in the design and application of Industrial Hygiene programs in a mining or industrial setting required.
  • MSHA approved instructor certification for surface operations preferred.
  • Professional safety certification (CSP or CIH) preferred.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternate solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Proven ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas to a variety of audiences.
  • Perform the essential functions of the position.
Process Crusher Operator

The Process Crusher Operator is responsible for the safe operation of crushing and conveying plants (primary, secondary and tertiary) plus performing limited maintenance related duties. Assists maintenance department on mechanical issues daily or scheduled down day to include, but not limited to cone gyratory, and jaw crushers and several types of conveyor belting structures. Completes tasks assigned by General Supervisor, Superintendent or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the day to day maintenance activities on various stationary and mobile equipment.
  • Perform daily equipment walk around and work area inspections to identify, minimize and correct safety hazards and keep equipment properly maintained.
  • Keep proper records and daily production schedules for submitting reports on production and maintenance as directed by supervision.
  • Monitor equipment and systems to insure proper operation.
  • Knowledge of tracking of conveyor belts and general observation/maintenance of rollers.
  • Observe for proper operation of tail-pulley and head-pulley
  • Clean up excess material around the crusher using either a skidster and/or shovel as needed.
  • Ability to operate a, backhoe, telehandler forklift, loader, dozer and rock breaker attached to an excavator.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills, ability to inform others using radio communication or other means of communication.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of six (6) months to three (3) years process crusher operations required.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, follow instructions and provide feedback required.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required.
  • Proven experience handling multiple projects as assigned while maintaining production goals.
  • Organized with attention detail and ability to recognize concerns or issues related to safety, environmentally and operationally.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others, with an excellent safety and attendance record required. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and perform essential functions of the position.

 

Please fill out the Application Form and submit it for consideration to Human Resources at:

  • email – human.resources@hycroftmine.com
  • fax – (775) 621-9014

Please include your resume with your application if it is available.

 

HYCROFT MINING CORPORATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is our policy to provide equal employment for all qualified persons and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, martial or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.