Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.
Kinross Round Mountain is an open pit mining operation located in Nye County, Nevada. Round Mountain is proud to have earned commendations for its safety and environmental initiatives.
Kinross is seeking to hire Metallurgical Technicians for the Round Mountain mine operation.
Kinross is seeking to develop the Metallurgical Technicians to progress from Level I to Level III, then to Senior Metallurgical Technician. The primary function of the Metallurgical Technician is to perform metallurgical test work in a safe and efficient manner.
Level 1 - Entry level position - under direct supervision performs test work. Level II - can perform standard tests and operate equipment without supervision. Level 3 - Independently modified standard test procedures to meet project goals. To include database management, supervision, and will utilize JDE system to process work orders.
Qualifications and Skill Requirements
Must ensure the safe and efficient completion of metallurgical test work and report the results in a timely manner.
Must be knowledgeable in the use of word-processing, spreadsheet, and database programs: Word, Excel, and Access are preferred. Must be able to generate mail messages, pick tickets and work orders on the JDE System.
Must have good math skills up to algebra.
Must have a good understanding of chemistry.
Must be able to perform second level maintenance and troubleshooting on pH meters and other laboratory equipment.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Must be and continue to be knowledgeable of chemical hazards involved with working with the types of reagents used within the Ore Processing Department.
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