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Mill Metallurgical Technician

086478 Requisition #

Williams Operating Corporation, a Barrick Gold Mine located near Marathon, Ontario, is currently recruiting for a:


Mill Metallurgical Technician


The candidate must be able to contribute positively within a team of professional and technical people in a changing, creative, and energetic work environment committed to the production and ongoing development of this 10,000 tpd gold mining operation (base community operation).


The successful candidate will report to the Chief Metallurgist.  Responsibilities include:

  • Working safely, responsibly and in accordance with applicable legislation, company policy, standards and procedures

  • Complete process monitoring and lab/plant testing, data entry, analysis and reporting

  • Perform routine and urgent sampling campaigns using standard process sampling and handling practices and procedures

  • Daily and monthly mill production and consumables reporting

  • Coordinate with purchasing to procure mill reagents to ensure maximum operating time

  • Monitoring plant performance, identifying sources of variability and making recommendations for improvement

  • Developing quality control programs within the plant and onsite laboratories
  • Ability to work steady dayshift with eventual 12 hr. rotating shiftwork
  • Graduate of Mineral Processing or Chemical Engineering with 1 to 3 years of technical experience supporting mineral processing plant operations, including comminution and gold extraction
  • Proven interpersonal, effective communication and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to define problems, analyze complex data sets and develop solutions
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Software
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely
  • Demonstrated personal integrity, commitment and perseverance
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Integrity focus and a strong work ethic
  • Proven ability to assess opportunities and deliver results
  • Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
What we can Offer You 
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About Barrick

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

About Hemlo

The Hemlo property consists of Williams Operating Corporation, an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.


Barrick is an equal opportunity employer

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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