Position Information

Oversee metallurgical activities related to a large-scale heap leach operation including preparation of metallurgical balances and reports, conducting metallurgical testing and developing management system procedures.

Typical Working Conditions: (Describe environment including exposure to heat, cold, fumes, chemicals, allergens, mold, etc.)

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is typical office work space with frequent visitation to inside and outside manufacturing and production facilities / areas that includes but is not limited to: hot temperatures, uneven ground, loud noise, and long-distance transit over rough terrain with moving heavy machinery and non-street legal vehicles present, e.g., forklifts, 200-ton haul trucks, front-end loaders, grader equipment, tracked and rubber-tire dozers, etc.

Equipment Used:
(List all manual and automated equipment used in the course of performing essential functions.)

Business equipment such as computers, copier, fax, telephone, mobile devices (iPhone), etc. Personal protective equipment (PPE) will be required when venturing out into the production areas that includes hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear and other PPE as determined to protect the individual. Use of mine radio equipment and understanding radio protocol /etiquette is required.

Essential Physical Tasks: (List all physical tasks encountered in performing
essential functions.)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk throughout a mining property through
hot, flat, sloping environments which could be hazardous in the absence of due care. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee will occasionally be required to travel in and out of state on commercial aircraft and in various automobiles. There is need to stand, walk, sit, reach and demonstrate manual dexterity, talk, hear and see.
Position: Metallurgist
Organization: Castle Mountain Venture
Location: Henderson,  NV 
United States
Posting Start Date: 3/4/2022
Date Posted: 3/4/2022
Requirements Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Provide metallurgical research test development to improve process efficiency and increase the recovery.
2. Design and development of metallurgical leach tests.
3. Application of metallurgical research methods in minerals.
4. Monitor gold production of heap leach using various methods including sampling, computer modeling and testing.
5. Implement quality management system procedures for accurate metal production reporting.
6. Implement safety procedures.
7. Work with operations departments (both Mine and Process) to develop and execute operational
plans (ROM ore loading, solution management).
8. Actively participate in the execution of various Business Improvement projects within the Process Department and carry out other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
Education / Certification: Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mineral Processing.

Minimum Experience: 2 years, preferably in the mining industry; will consider graduate engineers

Skills: Experience in the processing of gold ore by heap leaching and familiar with other methods such as gravity, flotation and CIL.
Status: This listing expires on: 6/4/2022
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Organization Information
Castle Mountain Venture
980 American Pacific Drive 120

Henderson,  NV 
United States
Gabriela Vargas