Williams Operating Corporation, a Barrick Gold Mine located near Marathon, Ontario, is currently recruiting for :
The metallurgical technician will perform tasks to support the day to day operation of the Hemlo mill. Their responsibilities include items such as reporting on mill operational performance metrics, managing of reagent procurement to maintain full plant utilization, routine process sampling and test work, and providing refinery support.
The successful candidate will report to the Senior Metallurgist with his / her duties to include :
Working safely, responsibly and in accordance with applicable legislation, company policy, standards and procedures
Complete process monitoring and lab / plant testing, data entry, analysis and reporting
Coordinate with purchasing to procure mill reagents to ensure maximum operating time in the mill, paste plant, and ETP
Monitoring plant performance, identifying sources of variability and making recommendations for improvement
Maintain met lab reagents and supplies and update standard operating procedures as required
Developing quality control programs within the plant and onsite laboratories
Maintain mill documentation for cyanide code certification
Coordinate sampling and shipping of mill fine carbon
Maintain and troubleshoot issues with mill gas badge analyzers
Perform routine mill inspections during maintenance shutdowns
Assist in refinery pours and provide relief coverage as a backup refiner
Ability to work steady dayshift with eventual 12 hour rotating shiftwork
1 to 3 years of experience supporting mineral processing plant operations would be an asset
Proven interpersonal, effective communication and organizational skills
Proven ability to define problems, analyze complex data sets and develop solutions
Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Software
Demonstrated ability to work safely
Demonstrated personal integrity, commitment and perseverance
Proven leadership skills
Integrity focus and a strong work ethic
Proven ability to assess opportunities and deliver results
Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills
Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
What we can Offer You
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Excellent compensation package
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.
Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor;
and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles : a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement.
We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in north western Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground / open pit; residential mine site.
This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as moose, black bear and deer.
If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country / cottages, camping, boating, beaches, golf, downhill skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter;
you’ll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo.
With two communities in close proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you’ll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life.
Barrick is an equal opportunity employer