ADR Operator

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.

The Operator will be held to the highest standards of honesty, safety, productivity and cooperation. He/ she must meet all HR requirements – absenteeism, performance, safety record. Be willing to train for advancement within the department while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross' values.

Job Responsibilities

Lifting and carrying equipment and materials over 50 pounds frequently throughout the work day.

Thorough and accurate checks of the ADR and dedicated plants.

He/ She must have good troubleshooting skills recognizing, rectifying and reporting problems to their immediate supervisor.

Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.

Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.

Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.

Works without risk or harm to self and others.

Punctuality and regular attendance required.

Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.

Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education And Experience

Ability to walk over rough terrain as well as climb stairways, catwalks and pads.

Ability to shovel clean up material.

Ability to lift 50 lbs. frequently throughout the day.

Ability to work at heights in excess of 80 ft.

Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.

Accurate and legible paperwork is a must.

He/she will have performed the duties of an operator for a specified period and must meet all department training guidelines. He/she will be conversant and task trained on all support equipment.

Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.

General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.

Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.

Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.

Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.

Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.

Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Requires valid driver's license.

Must be able to meet "Authorized User" requirements for High Risk Activities, including but not limited to Fall Protection and Confined Space, as required by job duties, departments and Round Mountain Gold Corporation's Permit to Work policies.


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.

Reporting Relationships

Works under the direct supervision of the ADR Supervisor.

Career Framework and Level

Legislative Requirements

US work permit required

Language Requirements


Travel Requirements


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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