Technician Metallurgy

Miami, AZ, United States
Apr 15, 2021
May 15, 2021
Full Time
We offer Competitive Pay, Great Benefits, and Opportunities for Growth.

Pinto Valley Mining Corporation (PVMC), a subsidiary of Capstone Mining, is a global leader in metal mining and processing, focused on Copper and Molybdenum production.

As a member of the PVMC team, you will have the opportunity to work for a company that places its highest priorities on supporting its people and the communities where they live, protecting the environment, and providing safe and secure working conditions.

Located just outside the Phoenix metro area, at PVMC you will enjoy working in a collaborative and diverse team environment with training, development, and career growth opportunities. We live by our values; Work Responsibly, Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, and Deliver Results.

About the Role

As a Metallurgy Technician you will be responsible for (including but not limited to) providing Metallurgical testing services to the Mill, SXEW, Mine and support departments (as required).

Who We are Looking For

Are you a highly motivated individual with a commitment to the safety and well-being of your fellow employees? Do you consistently look for ways to improve yourself and others? Are you committed to living the Capstone Values? If so, then you are the kind of person that we are looking for.

Positions Responsibilities

• Ensure all employees are working in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine and MSHA safety guidelines and procedures.

• Ensure all employees and contractors are working in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine standard operating procedures.

• Ensure that all employees and contractors are certified to execute the tasks/jobs they are assigned (as necessary).

• Perform lab testing (i.e. crush, grind, thick, filtration, flotation, etc.).

• Gather, interpret, analyze, report data and write reports.

• Computer data entry.

• Plant testing, reagent set-up and application, sample gathering and observation.

• Function as a resource and teacher for operators.

• Special sampling, testing for other departments (as required).

• Hazard materials recognition, handling and response.

• Promote a safe work culture for employees and contractors.

• Behave in a way that demonstrates support of Capstone's Vision and Values: Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, Deliver Results and Work Responsibly.


• SAP experience a plus.

• Mineral processing course(s), internship or previous metallurgical experience in mining desired.

• Intermediate computer skills; Microsoft Office (with emphasis on Excel spreadsheets) and Microsoft Outlook experience.

• Strong math and statistical analysis skills.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

• Able to speak, comprehend, read, and write English.

Physical Demands of the Role

• The position will work in an office environment, Mine, Concentrator and SXEW (as required). Work environment would include: poor footing, hot and cold temperatures, heights, restricted lighting, loud noise, confined spaces; wet, humid, dusty, windy, dirty, greasy areas; deep water, exposure to chemical fumes, etc.

• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, including walking up and down stairs and across uneven surfaces.

• Ability to climb ladders and work at heights.

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

• Ability to work in both hot and cold environments with high humidity.

• Ability to kneel, crawl, stoop, and squat, occasionally in confined spaces.

Comprehensive Benefits Package

• Health, Dental, Disability, and Life Insurance (effective on date of hire)

• 401(k) Savings and Employee Share Purchase Plans

• Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Tuition Reimbursement.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Pinto Valley Mining Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.