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26 Jun 2022

PermanentJob Position for Technician X2 Required Urgently

Minerals Processing Division – Posted by JobPost24 Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job Position for Technician X2 Required Urgently

Location: Randburg
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Minerals Processing Division
Job Title: Job Position for Technician X2 Required Urgently


Vacancy Details

TECHNICIAN X2

REF: TECH/2022/ MPD

MINERALS PROCESSING DIVISION

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

  • The incumbent will work within the Minerals Processing Division and assume the responsibility to oversee and assist the execution of laboratory test work and pilot plant campaigns.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS:

  • Assume the responsibility of Leader on selected MPD’s bench scale tests and pilot plant campaigns.
  • Assist with the construction, commissioning and operation of pilot plants and laboratory test equipment of either Flotation or Comminution Group.
  • Conduct laboratory experiments and participate in the execution of pilot plants.
  • Assist chief investigators to meet the technical objectives of projects and contribute to technical problem solving.
  • Train contract workers and operators in the safe and correct use of equipment and in the execution of laboratory and pilot plant-procedures.
  • Independently manage unit operations that form part of larger projects. This include planning, staffing, operation, quality control and reporting on those unit operations.
  • Perform basic calculations related to the execution of laboratory experiments and pilot plant operations.
  • Assume responsibility for calibration of equipment, pH electrodes etc..
  • Ensure that data are correctly logged and monitor the accuracy of data that are reported.
  • Ensure that all SHEQ matters are fully complied with at all times.
  • Ensure that equipment is used correctly and responsibly to avoid, or minimize, damage thereof.

QUALIFICATION AND JOB KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • BTech degree in Chemistry or Engineering is required.
  • At least 2 years’ experience on the operation of relevant MPD unit operations such as sample preparation, comminution bench scale tests, milling circuits, operation of crushers flotation processes or more than 10 years broad-based experience across in a MPD processing environment.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent numerical and quantitative skills
  • Good management and leadership skills
  • Self-driven
  • People skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Ability to cope in a stressful and demanding environment
  • Willing to travel locally and internationally.
  • SALARY PACKAGE: NEGOTIABLE
  • CLOSING DATE: 7 July 2022
  • Please apply via the Mintek website at http://www.mintek.co.za
  • Should you not hear from us within one (1) month of the closing date, consider your application to be unsuccessful.
  • Mintek is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote representivity in all levels of occupational categories.
  • APPLY NOW

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