Mineral Processing Coop Student

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Dec 29, 2020
Jan 16, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Discover what's possible with us

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George and Smithers.

Reporting to the Senior Plant Metallurgist, the successful candidate will be responsible for daily sampling, supporting mill operations and completing metallurgical testing both at plant and laboratory scale. They will support the metallurgists in optimizing plant performance and troubleshooting any plant issues. They will provide technical support to operations to ensure plant KPI's are met, coordinate with mine geology on ore quality, and plant maintenance regarding issues affecting metallurgy.

Scheduled start date for this position is May 2021, or sooner, depending on the successful candidate's availability. Preference will be given to students who have completed previous work terms and who are seeking an 8-month work term. Details regarding compensation and benefits will be provided during the interview process.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for someone actively pursuing a 4- year or advanced degree in metallurgy, mineral processing, or chemical engineering. Ideally, the student would be in 2 nd , 3 rd or 4 th year of university. We are looking for someone that has completed previous co-op terms with exposure to crushing, grinding, flotation, dewatering and metallurgical laboratory work is preferred.

In addition to the above, we are seeking someone with:
  • Excellent general computing skills, including Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgement capability
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent safety record
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision (once familiar with requirements)
  • A team player that works well with others

Our commitment to you

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

Canadian working rights are a requirement for this role.

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