Newmont >Foreman, Underground Operations - Leeville in Carlin, Nevada

Foreman, Underground Operations - Leeville

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Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Carlin, NV, US, 89822

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation

Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world. The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.


Bring your knowledge of underground mining and passionate mentoring skills to develop and influence a safe and successful mine production team while supporting Newmont values. As an Underground Operations Foreman, you’ll use your effective communication and interpersonal skills to ensure the flow of information with other foremen and coordinate the activities of your crew. If you like to be on the move, this is the job for you.

Essential Duties

  • Direct and manage daily crew activity to achieve safe, efficient, and optimal production, focused on production targets and associated cost constraints by pursuing opportunities of continuous improvement.

  • Effectively interface with other departments and contractors in pursuit of mine site production goals.

  • Understand and follow engineering mine plans and engage in productive communication with the planning engineers and surveyors.

  • Drive “Safe Work Performance” with clear and concise communication of the safe and efficient use of mining and associated support equipment including task training of mining and support equipment operators.

  • Proficiently operate and engage the workforce in the accurate use of the Pitram Mine Management Control System.

  • Motivate, coach, and develop employees while ensuring compliance with all company policies/procedures, holding crew accountable for adherence.

  • Responsible for accurate compilation and submittal of employee time sheets.

  • Evaluate daily crew performance and complete formal reviews as needed.

  • Ensure all reporting is accurately completed in a timely manner (HSLP, CPI’s, Environmental, daily shift log, HR, and crew documentation.)

  • Insist on and demonstrate teamwork, as well as honest and transparent communication among the crew and across all mine site operational functions.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience or eight (8) years of underground mining experience.

  • Leadership abilities and values must be developed and demonstrated

  • Previous supervisory experience, or experience as an effective lead person is an asset

Working Conditions

This position is located in an underground mining environment.

For more information on Newmont:

  • Newmont website:

  • Lifecycle of a Mine microsite (educational site that explains what happens during each phase of a mine's life):

  • Newmont's blog site (weekly stories highlighting work being done in Newmont's regions and our employees):

  • Newmont's annual sustainability report:

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes. If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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