Robinson Nevada Mining Co SENIOR METALLURGIST in Ruth, Nevada

This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3293671 PURPOSE & SCOPE OF THE POSITION:Senior Metallurgist interacts with sample prep, analytical lab, metallurgical lab, operations, accounting, purchasing, warehousing, mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance and mine engineering departments. This position supports mine, processing, administration and exploration/geology departments by providing timely and accurate determinations. RESPONSIBILITIES/JOB DUTIES:Conduct testing and collect data to achieve optimization of ore processing in a safe and environmentally sound manner.Direct metallurgical functions with emphasis on developing reliable methods to increase copper/moly/gold and other metals grades/recoveries fully utilizing both internal and external expertise as required.Maintain accurate metallurgical balances and reporting.Forecast accurate annual copper and other metals production by utilizing available programs/information.Work closely with mine engineering regarding scheduled ore delivery and grade and communicate in advance any prospective metallurgical problems associated with the type of ore to be delivered to the crushing plant.Responsible for accurate and timely results from the sample preparation, and metallurgical laboratories. Utilize and coordinate external laboratory facilities as required. Troubleshoot metallurgical technical issues affecting plant performance.Perform activities in a safe and environmentally compliant manner.