Senior Mineral Process Engineer

Senior Mineral Process Engineer - Copper Process Plant - Salt Lake City / Utah

Location: Salt Lake City / Utah
Duration: 3 years fixed term assignment
Working Week: Minimum - 40 hours / week
Rate: Dependent on Experience / International Competitive.

The Company

A full service provider in the design and construction of mineral processing and materials handling systems to the global mining industry. This company have a global reputation of delivering LSTK, EPCM and EPC for some of the world's highest value CAP-EX mining projects.

The Project

Leap29's client has won a high value contract with a large Russian operator. The contract is to design a copper concentrator and supply the various process technologies for a plant.

The order includes the basic and detailed engineering for the plant and the supply of technologies for crushing, milling, flotation, thickening, filtering and conveyor systems.

The work includes procuring auxiliary items for the plant on behalf of the client and provide erection supervision, start-up and commissioning services.

The Role

*Participate in the metallurgical efforts of base metal mineral processing
*Liaise with the client on a regular basis to discuss the process aspects of the flow sheet including test work, process design, assistance with equipment selection and sizing, process specifications and plant optimization.
*Provide technical assistance and recommendations of equipment and process design for their Russian operations.
*Provide technically sound metallurgical solutions to the project that support the bookings targets and financial goals of the company.
*Uses statistical data analysis where appropriate to clearly understand the impact of changing process variables.

The Requirements

*BSc in Chemical, Metallurgical or mineral processing is required
*A Minimum of 10 years of process engineering experience in base metals - Copper experience preferable.
*EPCM contract experience desirable
*Strong technical reporting ability
*Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.
*Experience in statistical data analysis - desirable

Job Type : Contract/Interim

Location : Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Salary : $125k - $150k pa

Date Advertised : 03 Feb 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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