Laboratory Technician

About the business


Carpentaria Gold Pty Ltd (A subsidiary of Resolute Mining Ltd) operates a gold mine near Ravenswood, 120km south of Townsville and 90km east of Charters Towers. The operation consists of the Sarsfield and Buck Reef open pit projects, and the Nolans processing plant.  Carpentaria Gold is pleased to offer an experienced, qualified person, the opportunity to join the on-site Processing Laboratory team in the role of Laboratory Technician.


About the role


Key elements of the role are:

  • Carrying out safe mining laboratory analysis and testing tasks in support of the processing, mining, geology and environmental sections
  • Monitoring and operation of Water Treatment Plants
  • Accurate and timely reporting of laboratory data and other information
  • A strong commitment to safety and safe working practices in accordance with site policies, procedures and standards
  • To interact and communicate pro-actively with other personnel to achieve role objectives
  • Continually striving to meet qualitative and quantitative outputs of work objectives
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping


Performance measures


Key performance measures include:

  • Safety performance
  • Interaction and communication with other personnel
  • Laboratory and Water Treatment Plants performance, and efficient use of resources


Skills and experience


High regard will be given to applicants who possess:

  • A strong focus and commitment to safety for self and work colleagues
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, including sound literacy, numeracy and computer skills
  • Ability to learn new techniques and work effectively unsupervised and as well as part of diverse teams
  • Previous laboratory experience
  • Some metallurgical testwork experience including sizing and bottle rolls
  • Unrestricted C-class driving license
  • Laboratory analysis (mining or related) qualifications at Certificate III or IV level and/or relevant equivalent industry exposure

The full-time position offers a competitive salary package that will be negotiated on the basis of qualification and experience. The position will be offered on a Drive in / Drive out basis on a nominal 8:6 shift roster. Single person's quarters are provided while on roster.

Conditions of employment will be discussed at interview.

Applications close on Friday, 27th December 2019 and will not be accepted through recruitment agencies.


25/11/2019 $0 Townsville & Northern QLD 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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