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Laboratory Mine Technician Cairns QLD
As an experienced mine site Laboratory technician, you are searching for your next role. You enjoy grade control work and will be keen to work on an operation where it is the top priority. You enjoy FIFO work and are already based in the Bamaga, Cairns or Weipa regions.
With experience with junior miners you enjoy the flexibility of working in a smaller organizations and have the flexibility to cope with the variety of work.
Reporting to the Senior Mining Geologist, your primary responsibility will be to support the Mine Geologists to ensure laboratory sampling functions are carried out to a high standard in a safe and timely manner. As such, you will have extensive experience working in an open pit environment and be comfortable working in a close-knit team who pitch in and roll their sleeves up to get the job done, You will also be prepared to innovate as you work from a mobile laboratory following the mine face.
Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills Operation will start in April this year. Operations will run through the dry season, with shipments ceasing during the wet, but there will still be work to be done
Laboratory Mine Technician Senior Mining Geologist QLD
- Sample preparation
- Analysis of samples
- Operating relevant testing equipment
- Data collection
- General laboratory duties
- Maintain a clean and safe work space, and abide by workplace health and safety policies and procedures
- Must be based in Cairns/Bamaga/Weipa region
- Diploma or Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques or similar
- Demonstrated experience in a Laboratory Technician role for a minimum of 2-years.
- understanding of QA/QC processes
- previous experience with XRF analysis
- ability to work unsupervised from time to time
- Current Drivers License
- Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel
This role is only open to applicants who already have the rights to live and work in Australia.
How to apply
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Laboratory Mine Technician Senior Mining Geologist QLD