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McEwen Mining-Refiner-Matheson

CDSSAB - ES -Cochrane

Full-Time • Cochrane Region

Reporting to the Chief metallurgist, the Refiner is responsible ensuring the safe, secure, efficient, and
cost-effective operation and maintenance of the refinery to meet or exceed safety, production, and
cost targets, while ensuring environmental compliance. They will interact with Mill employees,
supervisors, coordinators, managers and JHSEC. They must be a committed team player with a strong
knowledge of and dedication to safety and production methods. Other duties will be assigned as per
operational needs.

The list of duties and responsibilities below is not exclusive or exhaustive, and the employee will be
required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position. All
employees are required to be professional, cooperative, and flexible in line with the requirements of
the position.

  • Operational Planning & Technical Execution
  • Monitor control screens, solve / report issues, and variances. Inspect and check all systems, tools, and equipment daily to ensure effective operation,
  • minimize and correct safety hazards.
  • Gold Room: load and unload the retort, mix reagents for smelting, pour, and prep the gold
  • for shipment.
  • Perform diagnostic testing on various development ores to determine various process design
  • criteria such as – projected/potential plant throughput, energy consumption, optimal
  • metallurgical recovery, reagent requirements, and environmental impacts.
  • Conduct weekly refinery clean outs and pours as per schedule.
  • General Administration and Controls
  • Maintain a clean work environment free of hazards, maintaining high standards, submitting
  • work requests to maintenance as needed.
  • Complete and submit documentation of lot and pour numbers, shift reports, and metal
  • weights.
  • Participate in daily schedule compliance meetings, weekly safety meetings, and other staff
  • meetings as required.
  • Carry out routine reporting and administrative duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills Requirement:

  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to propagate technical information within a
  • team environment while ensuring duties are performed in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to plan and schedule activities.
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills while working under pressure requiring immediate response to
  • issues.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of departments/roles.
  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment.
  • Highly motivated professional with intent to become part of the McEwen Mill team supporting
  • the Safety and the Milling processes.
  • Knowledge and experience with computers, information systems and software’s/programs.
  • Previous experience with testing equipment
  • Milling experience and familiarity with mill circuits is considered an asset.
  • Experience in a Metallurgical Technician role and or leadership role is considered an asset.
  • Degree or Technical Diploma in Mineral Processing or Metallurgy or 5 years’ experience in
  • refining/assaying or gold milling environment.
  • Basic Mill Process Operator Common Core.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate considered an asset.

Diversity and Inclusion
McEwen is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible, and
rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse
workforce which reflects the diversity of our communities, in which we live and work.

To apply for this position please email your resume to:
To find out more information about McEwen mining please visit us at:
McEwen thanks all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the
recruitment process will be contacted.

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Job Expires: 2024-05-28

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CDSSAB - ES -Cochrane

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