Minerals Processing Engineer - Entry Level

Location: Salt Lake City UT Posted Date: August 2, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 1078903217 Careermine Job Id: 1792759
The person in this position will work with multi-discipline project teams and provide mineral and chemical process, extractive metallurgical, and related technical/engineering support for a variety of applications. Work may include conducting process design and analysis, detailed process mass and energy balance modeling, and laboratory and pilot plant testing; developing process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams; developing technical reports and equipment specifications; estimating capital and operating costs; and sizing process piping and equipment. Projects will entail working with base and precious metals, industrial minerals and evaporites, and coal, as well as chemicals and fuels. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work assignments and hands-on fieldwork.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in chemical engineering, metallurgy, mineral processing, or materials science with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office software packages, especially Excel
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to legally work in both the United States and Canada without the need for sponsorship, or eligibility to obtain a TN work permit


Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in chemical or metallurgical engineering
  • Experience working at industrial sites either as an operating engineer or as a consultant
  • At least 2 years of related experience
  • Experience in hydrometallurgy
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) licensure or EIT status


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.