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GOLD PRICE USD 1,418.51 -6.62 -0.46% Volume: July 23, 2019

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Job Details

Rate of Pay: Salary, Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Shift Schedule: 5-2

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Supervises and directs metallurgical staff
  • Provides daily technical support to mill operations
  • Develop and directs lab and plant test programs for improving mill performance
  • Assist operations with implementation of new plan practices
  • Prepares reports on departmental projects, consumables, metallurgical balances and production
  • Participates in mill budgets with Mill Superintendent
  • Interacts with mill operations and mill maintenance to maximize mill efficiencies in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner
  • Provide daily technical support to troubleshoot and correct mill metallurgical problems
  • Fill in for the Mill Superintendent and Mill General Foreman in their absence
  • Provide input into process control system development, maintenance, and optimization
  • Supervise and direct metallurgical departmental activities
  • Has overall responsibility for mill metallurgical accounting including daily, monthly, and annual metal balances
  • Has overall responsibility for refinery operation and metal production
  • Responsible for monitoring gold shipments, assay exchange and refinery settlements
  • Interact with geology, mine planning, and ore control personnel to define metallurgical characteristics of ore reserves and to optimize throughput and recovery


  • Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field

Essential Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years related experience in gold mining, including 5 years in precious metals
  • Detailed knowledge of all phases of gold processing including grinding and agitated leaching with cyanide, carbon absorption and regeneration, and refining
  • Superior judgment and the ability to make good decisions are essential
  • Must be able to identify the root problem, symptoms of a problem, and drive positive changes
  • Proactive, forward-thinking individual who plans and anticipates, rather than reacts
  • Strong verbal, written analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Attention to detail, a clear sense of priorities, and effective time management skills
  • Ability to consistently exercise of discretion and judgment in job performance
  • Significant experience in process plant management, particularly gold
  • Tertiary qualification in Metallurgist, Engineer or Mineral Processing
  • Project management & development skills
  • Contract documentation skills
  • Solid computer proficiency with MS Office suite

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