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Subject: Human Resources


Florida Canyon Mine
Human Resources
PO Box 330
Imlay, Nevada  89418


(775) 538-7691
Attention: Human Resources

Rye Patch has the following positions open at the Florida Canyon mine in Nevada.

Safety, Security & Health Superintendent

Provide safety, security and health leadership, to ensure the company is in compliance with state and federal regulations and safety standards. Collaborates with the leadership team to improve safety performance, reduce workplace risks, raise safety awareness and improve work practices. Perform safety audits, inspections, investigation of incidents, near-miss incidents and occupational injuries to determine root-cause and recommend a corrective method. Manage Workers’ Compensation and General liability claims. Provide technical support, guidance, coaching and mentoring to the workforce for building a continued safety culture through condition and behavioral based programs. Responsible for the administration of the industrial health program, site emergency response, new hire and annual refresher training. Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Safety or equivalent in related field and a minimum of five (5) – seven (7) years of relevant safety experience, preferably in mining, heaving manufacturing or construction environment. Expert-level working knowledge of MSHA rules and requirements and competence in developing and implementing all aspects of an industry safety and health programs.

Mine Engineer

Primarily responsible for short term mine planning. Daily coordination with production supervision and crews required. Coordinate with geologic and senior engineering staff to develop long term mine plans, mine designs with ramps, haulage profiles, waste rock storage facilities, reclamation and permitting. Zero to five (5) years open pit mine engineering experience. Experience with VULCAN, Whittle, AutoCAD and Microsoft programs a plus. Bachelor’s Diploma in Mining Engineering or related field required.

Maintenance Technicians

Perform preventative and routine maintenance on all mine equipment. Assist other mechanics as needed. Diagnose and repair maintenance problems. Demonstrated ability to perform essential functions of the position required.
Process Crusher Maintenance – Performs, recognizes mechanical repairs on crusher equipment, processer equipment, and pumping and piping systems. Installation and analysis of bearings, lube equipment, experience in welding/cutting equipment, identify and use basic hand tools. Demonstrated ability to perform essential functions of the position required.

Equipment Operator

Operate one or several types of mobile equipment, such as 100 ton off-road haul trucks, motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth. Operate in a safe manner, conduct pre and post shift inspections. May do minor repair and maintenance of equipment in addition to other duties such as labor work while equipment is down. Demonstrated ability to perform essential functions of the position required included but not limited to pushing fuel and brake pedal, sedentary for approximately nine hours.


Installation, calibration, and repair of electrical systems up to and including 24,000 volts. Uses preventative maintenance techniques to ensure the highest availability. Two (2) – Five (5) years’ experience. General knowledge and troubleshooting of PLC’s, motor theory, control logic, calibrate multiple instruments and perform repairs on variable frequency drives, pumps, and conveyors – a plus. Operate hand tools, walk and stand on uneven and wet surfaces for extended periods of time, operate production machinery and equipment such as overhead cranes, values, gauges to perform maintenance functions.

Crusher Operator

Responsible for daily field level assessment of equipment and crusher site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions. Perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on loader, crusher, screens and conveyors. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Junior Accountant (Accounts Payable)

Responsible for the incoming AP invoices within the system, ensure all required approvals and receiving documents have been received with the correct invoices; prepare a listing of payables to be approved for payment; prepare checks and package for signing authorities; manage vendors in the system (add/delete/modify) with the most current vendor information and key contact information. Contact vendors to obtain invoices/accruals at month/quarter end; reconcile vendor balances/sub-ledgers to the general ledger; prepare and enter journal entries as required by supervisor; prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis; ensure checks issued have cleared. One (1) – Three (3) years of experience in accounting and/or accounts payable required. Must possess analytical and critical thinking ability. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or other related field preferred. Demonstrate ability to perform essential functions of the position required.

Rye Patch provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to US federal law requirements, Rye Patch complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.