The position of a Metallurgist is vacant at Newmont Mining Corporation.
- This position has supervisory responsibility for the metallurgical duties at CIL and elution.
- Ensure that the CIL parameters are all within the acceptable range (DO and cyanide concentration, pH, density, carbon profile,)
- Ensure that solution and solid residues are within acceptable range.
- Ensure that the CIL and tails auto samplers, cyanide analyzer, online pH meters, DO meters, densitometers and flowmeters are all functional at all times.
- Ensure availability of spare parts for all met equipment at the CIL section for prompt repairs.
- Ensure carbon quality check on fresh and circuit carbon are carried out on quarterly basis.
- Achieve the regeneration kiln temperature of (640 to 700oC).
- Conduct daily review of elution, generation kiln and CIL log sheets and address any issue of concern
- Gather information required for weekly reagent inventory and provide quantities to the Laboratory Specialist.
- Escalate any requests for metallurgical equipment maintenance post-inspection.
- Participate in periodic belt cut sampling to confirm weightometer readings as part of QA/QC
- Ensure the planning and implementation of preventative maintenance programs to maximize efficiency and cost effectiveness of laboratory equipment.
- Ensure completion of follow-up and corrective actions assigned to the metallurgical and assay laboratories.
Qualification, Skills And Experience
- A bachelor’s degree in Extractive Metallurgy or similar.
- Minimum of 4 – 6 years’ experience in metallurgical practice, plant operation and supervision and assay and metallurgical laboratory practices
- Knowledge and understanding of statutory regulations relevant to safety and the environment for the mining industry.
- Working knowledge of budget and cost control in the process environment.
- High level of communication skills – verbal and written.
- High level of Personal Computer skills and computer literacy
- Results driven.
- Attention to Details.
- Safety conscious.
- Team player.
How To Apply – Metallurgist at Newmont Mining Corporation
Closing Date: 25th May, 2022
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