Geotemps Inc. Lab Technician in Tucson, Arizona
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Position DescriptionMetallurgical Laboratory Technician:The primary responsibilities of a metallurgical laboratory technician are to carry out the tasks assigned to him/her by the Metallurgical Engineer, Sr Metallurgical Technician, or the designated supervisor, safely and efficiently. These tasks are varied, and you will be trained for each specific task you will be asked to perform.
The following list includes most of the tasks that are to be performed by the Metallurgical Laboratory Technician. Most of these tasks will have a written procedure and will be preceded by training prior to starting any task.
Essential Job Functions may include the following or other duties as assigned:• Sample Receipt and inventory Weigh and record• Lab ID and sample labeling• Sample Preparation• Crushing• Jaw Crusher Roll Crusher• Blending• Table roll cloth Floor roll cloth Riffle• Pug Mill• Cone and Quarter Splitting• Riffle• Large Rotary Small Rotary Roll cloth• Screening• Wet Screen – Sweco Wet Screen – 8” Dry Screen - Gilson Dry Screen – Sweco• Dry Screen – Ro-Tap• Assist Sr. Metallurgical Technician or Engineer Flotation Assistant• Grinding in rod mill Pressure filter samples Vacuum Filter samples Decant• Titration• Maintain laboratory instrumentation and equipment.• Assist with/perform routine chemical and/or metallurgical analysis.• Handle various chemical reagents safely.• Dispose of all residues in a safe and prescribed manner.• Monitor multiple assays at once.• Collect and report results accurately.• Assist others as requested or assigned.• Perform related duties as required.
Requirements / QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Minimum Education: HS Diploma/GED• Prior analytical laboratory, chemistry, core handling or mining experience preferred but not required. • Must be able to utilize basic math skills to calculate dilution factors and solution concentrations quickly and accurately.• Must have effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving and basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.• Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision while maintaining the highest level of quality assurance and compliance. • Must be able to follow directions completely, accurately and consistently.• Must have strong organizational and documentation skills.• Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel to develop and maintain spreadsheets reports, and other documentation.• Must be able to interact successfully with all levels of staff, clients and vendors.• M ust be able to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions.• Must have reliable transportation to and from the jobsite.• Required Availability: Primarily Monday through Friday; however, some evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime may be required.• Able to successfully complete Reference Check, Background Check, Drug Screen and Respirator Clearance Physical.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Constant (more than 66% of time): Lifting/Carrying 11-20 lbs., Pushing/Pulling 11-20 lbs., Seeing (trades, mechanical, general), Hearing, Talking, Repetitive Motion – Hands, Feeling (temperature, texture, etc.), Fingering (pinching, typing, etc.), Grasping, Standing, Twisting / Turning, Reaching.• Frequent (34% - 66% of time): Lifting/Carrying 21-50 lbs., Pushing/Pulling 21-50 lbs., Seeing (computer, reading), Walking – Even Surfaces, Balancing.• Occasional (1% - 33% of time): Seeing (at night or low lighting), Walking – Uneven Surfaces, Stooping, Sitting.EnvironmentInside environmental conditions: Prot