Metallurgical Engineer Intern

Kearny , AZ , US
Jun 22, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Full Time
About ASARCO Grupo Mexico

ASARCO LLC is a subsidiary of one of the world's largest Copper producers, Grupo Mexico, which ranks third in the United States in Copper production. ASARCO LLC is a fully integrated miner, smelter, and refinery of copper in the United States with over 2,800 employees spanning across 5 sites in Arizona and Texas.

We are looking for motivated students with a strong interest in the mining industry. Our internship program is 10 weeks long, in which you will receive important industry training and get involved in meaningful real-world projects like planning a program, designing a process, or implementing technology. The culmination of your program will include an opportunity to present your work to management at ASARCO & Grupo Mexico.

Position: Metallurgical Engineer Intern

  • Assist with general material handling
  • Assist with milling operations
  • Assist with oxide and sulfide leaching operations
  • Assist with solution extraction and electro-winning operations
  • Assist with lab operations to include flotation reagent testing
  • Assist with process mapping
  • Assist with maximizing grade and recovery
  • Evaluate regrind circuits
  • Evaluate ball mill cyclone optimization
  • Assist with other metallurgical projects as assigned

Position Requirements:
  • Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Requires excellent organizational and interpersonal abilities
  • Our offer will require at least a ten-week internship commitment between mid-May and mid-August.

Education Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university on a full-time basis
  • Must be a Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate level
  • Must be majoring in Metallurgical Engineering, Mine Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mineral Processing, or closely related Engineering discipline

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal abilities.
  • Time management skills in performing multiple projects with various team members.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively present findings and make recommendations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Schedule: 8 hour shiftMonday to Friday

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.