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Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

Dimensons

 

This position does not supervise anyone. They report to the Chief Assayer. They will be working at the Dome Mine Site in the Assay Lab.

Purpose

 

To process samples, perform analysis and produce reports for the assay laboratory.

Essential Duties

 

  • Process samples for analysis following documented Standard Operating Procedures and established priorities.
  • Perform routine analysis on samples in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures for all the approved analytical test methods in use. The Assay Tech 2 will be proficient in operating the sample preparation lab equipment and some of the analytical jobs in the Mineral Science. The Assay Tech 2 is not fully trained or proficient in all jobs as compared to the Assay Tech 1 who has been trained and deemed proficient at all workstations and all jobs in the Mineral Science.
  • Maintain records of the receipt and analysis of all samples, standards, and reference materials.
  • Prepare reports of analytical results for review by the Assay Tech 1 Crew Leader prior to distribution to various departments.
  • Operate computer hardware, software and related applications in the analytical laboratory, including the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Perform routine inspections of machines and equipment to determine if any maintenance is required.
  • Prepare Work Requests in SAP for any maintenance or repairs, which are necessary to avoid injury, damage to equipment, or interruption of scheduled work.
  • Inform supervision, of dangerous conditions or urgent requirements that may result in loss of equipment, unsafe working conditions or interruptions in work schedules or reporting of data.
  • Participate in the training of new employees, students, or contract technicians and instruct them in the safe operation of equipment, handling of reagents and understanding of all related Standard Operating Procedures.
     

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Education, Training & Experience

 

  • A diploma in either Chemistry or Metallurgy (two year program) is an asset.
  • Certificate of Assaying preferred but not necessary
  • Experience or exposure to an Analytical Setting preferred
  • Two to five years of analytical or assay laboratory experience
  • Experience in Fire assay and wet chemical analysis.
  • Atomic absorption techniques for analyzing gold ores.
  • MP-AES Techniques for analysing gold ores

Working Conditions & Location

 

  • This position is located at Dome, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 2x2x3 schedule.  As such, if you do not live near the site, we will require you to relocate.

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

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