Assay Lab Technician

Coeur Wharf Resources (USA), Inc.
Job Description
Lab Technician I
The Lab Tech I is responsible for the performance of the following duties in a safe and productive manner:
Job Duties (Not Limited to):
  • Gathers samples from pit and crusher areas and transports samples to the laboratory
  • Dries and split ore samples
  • Run and maintain manual and auto pulverizer
  • Run and maintain lab crusher and deck screen
  • Weighs, completes size analysis, and moisture content analysis of samples
  • Assists with Sampler duties as needed, responsible for keeping sample numbers in order and prioritizing workload
  • Understand and follow procedure for handling chemicals and Safety Data Sheet’s
  • Follow safety procedures such as: Pit flagging, Emergency fire, lockout/tag-out, Mayday and Bad weather procedures
  • Communicate with other departments daily
  • Any other tasks as assigned
Physical Requirements
  • Work in all conditions and environments, approximately 90% of job is indoors
  • Able to lift 35 lbs. on an occasional basis.
  • Able to walk up and down slopes and uneven ground
  • Able to bend and stoop multiple times a day
Workplace Requirements
  • Follow all procedures and safety measures to assure safe production
  • Work as a team member and communicate openly with others
  • Be detailed-oriented, self-directed and able to take leadership role on many projects
  • Willing to stop work for safety concerns and always abide by safety best practices, policies and procedures
  • Respirator use is required
  • 5-5-4 Schedule
Preferred Experience/Education
  • 0-2+ years of assay laboratory experience
  • 2 years of related education experience
  • Operation of Forklift experience
Certifications and Experience Required:
  • Valid vehicle driver’s license
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