Metallurgist II

POSTED: 18 Mar 2024
Metallurgist II 

Privately held natural resources company is looking for a Metallurgist II. 


  • Monitor and optimize process performance, including sampling procedures, on-stream analysis, size reduction, and reagent utilization.
  • Coordinate collection, analysis, and distribution of technical data.
  • Communicate processes, procedures, conditions, and status to departmental employees and other stakeholders.
  • Complete new product testing by working with vendors, consultants, and educators to test and evaluate new equipment, reagents, or processes on a large plant scale.
  • In collaboration with production staff, troubleshoot issues related to processing and provide technical support.
  • Complete tasks in a safe and environmentally compliant manner by following EHS (environmental, health, and safety) policies, procedures, and best practices; support and assist peers in working in a safe, compliant manner; report unsafe acts or conditions, incidents, and deviations; and provide feedback to support continuous improvement in EHS performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a metallurgist or metallurgical technician (may consider graduate experience).


  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, I-Series (LIMS ETMS), and Purchasing
  • (PeopleSoft) systems.
  • Proficient understanding of minerals processing or extractive unit operations, in order to make recommendations on process improvements.
  • Basic MetSim experience or knowledge of optimization and equipment sizing, flow sheets, and mass balance.

Environmental Conditions, Physical & Lifting Requirements

  • Regularly uses a computer and phone. Frequently uses hand tools (powered and non-powered). Occasionally uses personnel carriers and loading/hauling equipment. Rarely uses cutting/welding equipment.
  • Regularly required to work in outdoor weather conditions, wear PPE including but not limited to a respirator, eye protection, hearing protection, and foot protection. Frequently required to work in extreme heat (non-weather); Occasionally required to work in confined spaces, wet, humid conditions (non-weather), vibration, working at heights of 4’ or more with fall protection. Occasionally exposed to loud noise.
  • Regularly required to talk, hear, and walk. Frequently required to sit, stand, reach with hands or make a repetitive movement. Occasionally required to feel objects, grasp, push, stoop, kneel, climb, or balance. Rarely required to drive and move up and down. Requires clarity of vision at 20 feet or more, 20 inches or less, three-dimensional vision-ability to judge distance and special relationships, precise hand-eye coordination, ability to identify and distinguish colors. Requires concentrated attention.
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. Rarely required to lift up to 75 pounds.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.
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