Concentrator Operator A

Hayden , AZ , US
Closing date
Sep 4, 2022

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An Operator A safely and efficiently operates the process of crushing, grinding, flotation, regrind, filter plant monitoring and tailings to ensure successful operation of the Concentrator.

  • Safely and efficiently operate the six (6) ore processing circuits at the Concentrator and Secondary Crusher.
  • Operate equipment including overhead cranes, loaders, bobcats and forklifts.
  • Inspects, cleans, operates and maintains equipment such as crushers, conveyers, grinding mills, rock hoppers, feeders, screen decks, hydrocyclones, flotation equipment, filtration equipment, slurry pumps, slurry thickening equipment, dust suppression systems, trommel screens and tailings equipment.
  • Use of general hand tools including crescent wrenches, socket wrenches, air impact wrenches, allen wrenches, screw drivers, ball pen hammer, shovel, channel locks, nylon and wire cable slings.
  • Work is usually performed as part of a crew and teamwork is essential.
  • Assist maintenance during mechanical down time.
  • Perform necessary cleanup in assigned areas.
  • Perform assigned duties in Concentrator when time permits.
  • Works safely around moving equipment while using required safety equipment.
  • Pre-operational check and servicing of all assigned mobile equipment.
  • Awareness of environmentally sensitive areas and correct problems that may develop in the assigned area.
  • Keep supervisor informed of any problems affecting assigned work.

  • Applicant must have good communications skills (oral and written).
  • Must be able to manage time effectively and set priorities.
  • Requires the ability to manage multiple tasks and troubleshoot problems.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals in English.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to write routine reports.
  • Math skills with ability to compute rate, ratios, and percentage and interpret graphs and charts.
  • Must be capable to lift minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Availability to work any shift, including weekends and holidays. (Shifts may be rotating; operations are (24/7/365).
  • Ability to physically perform light to heavy work over extended periods of time, often under unfavorable working condition and inclement weather.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have at least five (5) years of demonstrated experience in an operating position in an ore processing facility. If the candidate does not possess the necessary 5 years of experience, a lower Operator position can be offered based on the candidates' qualifications.

The Hayden Concentrator is located 81 miles southeast of Phoenix and 55 miles northeast of Tucson. We have a robust carpool / vanpool program and encourage employees to participate. Employees save more than 50% of their commuting costs while reading, sleeping, or just enjoying the view.

A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially, and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.
ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen (hair analysis).
ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage, and 401(k) plan with company match.


ASARCO (American Smelting and Refining Company), is a subsidiary of Grupo México, is an integrated copper mining, smelting and refining company with approximately 1,500 employees. The company operates three mines, associated mills and smelter in Arizona and a refinery complex in Texas, which includes plants that produce copper cathode & rod. It is ASARCO’s mission to become a globally competitive, low cost, high quality metals producer, with the goal of continuously improving performance, investing in our employees, providing solid returns to our shareholders and positively impacting the communities in which we operate.

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(520) 275-1010
1365 W. Pima Mine Road
United States
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