Project Metallurgist

The Role

Exciting New Opportunity for an Experienced Project Metallurgist to work for a mining company in the Northern Territory, 1-hour flight from Darwin City, on 15/13 (Day Shift Only) FIFO roster. The position is ongoing casual (full-time) with an opportunity for a permanent position based on performance.

You will be working in a newly created Department within this well-established company and the position would suit someone who will enjoy being outdoors. This position is will be responsible and have duties associated with operating Leaching and Floatation Circuits at both Plant and Pilot Plant scale.  You will ensure the site and department targets are met in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with the company's policies and procedures.


Reporting to the Technical Superintendent, key responsibilities include:

  • Duties associated with Operating Leaching and Floatation Circuits at both Plant and Pilot Plant Scale
  • Conducting Plant and Laboratory Test work
  • Analyzing and interpreting data
  • Writing Technical Reports based on the above-mentioned data
  • Once being trained and familiar with the process, the position is required to work semi-autonomously with minimal supervision

To secure this role, you will need to have:

  • A minimum of 2 4 years experience in the Mining Industry as a Project Metallurgist or similar role
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgy or similar
  • Background in any metal, however, experience working with Zinc will be an advantage
  • Exposure to Mineral Processing, Floatation Processes, Leaching & Pilot Plant and Test-Work Operations. Ability to understand and utilize instruments associated with these processes is crucial
  • Be able to Collate and Decipher technical data
  • Must have a Strong Safety Focus
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office suite EXCEL & Word as minimum
  • Willing to work in a remote area
  • Physically fit to pass a Pre-Employment Medical Check
  • Valid working rights in Australia (Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency)

We are especially looking for candidates who possess the following attributes:

  • Self-Driven
  • Motivated
  • Analytically-minded

In return, the company offers a competitive package with options for salary sacrifice for interstate flights, an attractive roster (15/13), short and comfortable flight from Darwin, full onsite facilities including fantastic foods, accommodation, modern gyms, swimming pools, tennis, basketball, soccer, cricket, and volleyball courts.

Please Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

12/11/2019 $0 Darwin 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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