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Job Details

Shift Schedule: 5/5/4
Rate of Pay: $31.50/hr

Duties and Responsibilities includes:

  • Competency in Basic Mill Common core and working toward other modules for Operator 3 as required (KLG Mill Operations Training Classification Guideline)
  • Maintaining accurate records of operation and identification of operation outside normal operations
  • Accuracy in reporting of process data in relevant documents (e.g. excel)
  • Rectifying operational matters where authorised and informing supervisor where required
  • Ensure all pre start checks are completed and regular plant checks are performed.
  • Ensure house keeping is maintained at a high standard
  • Adhere to Mill Operation standards
  • Ensure all required sampling is completed and recorded appropriately
  • Capacity and willingness to work in Crushing, Grinding or elution circuit
  • May be required for relief duties for Operator 2 (Refinery)
  • Other duties as prescribed from time to time


  • Literacy and numeracy to meet requirements of role
  • 2+ years experience as a an operator or equivalent
  • Mechanically minded to appreciate operations within acceptable parameters and ability to note subtle differences
  • Team focussed, work independently and with others

Physical Demands and Requirements

  • Works in Mill Environment (mostly enclosed) exposure to environmental conditions can be hot, cold, noisy, dusty, etc
  • Walking & Climbing – the Mill functional areas are only accessible via stairway(s) this is a physical requirement.
  • Sitting/Standing: active non-stationary environment. Bending/Stooping: cleaning, removing debris.
  • Crouching: Balancing: must be agile
  • Lifting to and above shoulder height
  • Sample preparation may require lifting of up to 20kgs
  • Noise from machines require hearing protection >85dBA
  • Chemicals require mandatory PPE with attention to safe storage and awareness of potential chemical interactions
  • Hot work/Cold Work. Exposure to hot/cold work may take place
  • Vibration: workplace has large rotating machinery (ball/sag mill) and conveyors
  • Hosing: working with pressure vessels including tanks, hoses and pipes
  • Chemicals: environment has chemicals requiring appropriate PPE and safe handling of reagents
  • Equipment Use including but not limited to overhead gantry cranes, forklifts and other vehicles
  • Hand hygiene and awareness of cross contamination from hand to mouth and associated daily hygiene to be observed
  • Hearing, Vision, Spatial perception all critical in physical requirements of this role
  • Shift work up to 12 hours duration for shifts both days and nights

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