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Experienced Mobile Maintenance Technician (629-070)

Silver Standard

This is a Contract position in Valmy, NV posted August 30, 2020.

The Marigold mine is located in Humboldt County, Nevada, United States on the Battle Mountain-Eureka trend. SSR Mining completed the acquisition of Marigold on April 4, 2014 and published an updated technical report in July 2018.In production since 1989, Marigold is a large run-of-mine heap leach operation with several open pits, waste rock stockpiles, leach pads, a carbon absorption facility, and a carbon processing and gold refining facility. Currently the mine utilizes a fleet of 290-tonne haul trucks and three loading units. Based on the Marigold updated life of mine plan announced on June 18, 2018, for the period to 2027, the mine is expected to produce on average approximately 211,000 ounces of gold per year. The gold doré bars produced at the mine are shipped to a third party refinery.Highlights of the Marigold mine include:* Mineral Reserves: Probable Mineral Reserves of 3.6 million ounces of gold at an average grade of 0.49 g/t and 0.3 million ounces of gold in leach pad inventory, as at December 31, 2019.* Potential for mine life extension: Indicated Mineral Resources of 4.7 million ounces of gold at an average grade of 0.48 g/t and 0.3 million ounces of gold in leach pad inventory. Inferred Mineral Resources of 0.2 million ounces of gold at an average grade of 0.35 g/t. Mineral Resources are as at December 31, 2019. Mineral Resources are inclusive of Mineral Reserves.* Delivered strong annual gold production: Produced 220,227 ounces of gold in 2019.* 2020 Production guidance: Anticipated production of between 225,000 and 240,000 ounces of gold in 2020.* Marigold operating outlook: Updated life of mine plan for the Marigold mine forecasts average annual production of approximately 236,000 ounces per year to 2023, with peak production over 265,000 ounces of gold in 2021 and 2022, a 30% increase over 2018. Refer to news release dated June 18, 2018.* Mine-life extension through exploration: Approximately $12 million planned for exploration in 2020 will focus on reverse circulation drilling at Marigold and Trenton Canyon targeting near-surface Mineral Resources, and diamond drilling targeting high-grade sulfides at Trenton Canyon.General Objectives:Reporting to the rotating shift Supervisor, the heavy duty mechanic typically works a rotating 5/4 days/nights schedule. The mechanic repairs and maintains all hauling and support equipment through planned maintenance scheduling; monitors equipment; communicates equipment needs and issues; partners with operations departments and mobile planning to provide both tactical and strategic support for the needs of the mine to operate in an effective, efficient and safe manner.Key Areas of Responsibility & Duties:* Lead by example, in all of Marigold’s safety processes, ensuring safe practices are utilized while performing work.* Utilizes computer technology and a work order system to troubleshoot and repair heavy equipment, including preventative maintenance and component replacement.* Implements continuous improvement of maintenance strategy that fully utilizes available workforce to achieve maximum equipment availability.* Interprets information from schematics, maintenance and parts manuals.* Performs work area housekeeping duties.* Determines if work areas are safe and free of hazards. Performs Field Level Risk Assessments.* Determines severity of equipment down times and estimates time to make repairs.* Ability to order correct parts for procurement from the warehouse or supplier.* Responsible for compliance with company contamination control policies.* Unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship including immediately reporting and mitigating spills and other environmental impacts.Required Skills* Must be able to communicate effectively, in English using all standard forms of business communication.* Ability to work in a team oriented environment and support a 24/7 operation in strenuous physical conditions both indoors and outdoors, day and night shift.* Clear understanding and willingness to observe and practice company SOPs and policies.* Understanding of failure and wear analysis.* Strong understanding of safety policies and procedures relating to mine equipment and maintenance practices. (i.e. guarding, blocking, lock out tag out)* Knowledge and skills to operate and understand diagnostic equipment including computerized instrumentation and OEM software.* Consistent attendance.* Valid Driver License.Required Experience* Own and maintain required personal tools as per the technician’s level of expertise required.* Individuals with experience in heavy mining equipment – hydraulic and electrical systems preferred.* Trade school certificate in Diesel technology preferred.* 2-3 years of mine site related mobile maintenance work preferred.* SSR1Job Location Valmy, Nevada, United States Position Type Full-Time/RegularApply

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