Metallurgical Technician
Marathon, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

Williams Operating Corporation, a Barrick Gold Mine located near Marathon, Ontario, is currently recruiting for :

Metallurgical Technician

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.

Responsibilities :

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
  • Qualifications

  • 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.
  • About Barrick

    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.

    About Hemlo

    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

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