Gold Room Operator

Currently undergoing a major expansion to add a CIP circuit, as well as an additional Ball Mill and Knelson Concentrators, it is an exciting growth period for the Deflector team. The Gold Room Operator will optimise Gold recovery by ensuring that all gold recovery circuits, and the gold room are operated safely, efficiently and to parameters set out by Plant Metallurgists. You will ensure strict security procedures are followed, as well lead by example in demonstrating a high standard of work, safety, and housekeeping. Your extensive knowledge and expertise in Gold Room operation will allow you to trouble shoot effectively, as well as provide mentoring to more junior operators in Gold recovery operations.Key responsibilities of this role will include:Ensure gold extraction and refining is undertaken in a safe, secure and efficient manner.Strive to meet or exceed gold production targets.Effectively operate the gravity and Acacia circuits to parameters set by the Metallurgists;Efficient operation of the Elution and electrowinning circuitActively maintain knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work Practices.Ensure gold room Security Procedures are always maintained and certified.Monitor gold room reagent stock levels and liaise with the Supply Department to ensure availability.Ensure a safe work environment through incident/accident reporting, high housekeeping standards, and active involvement in safety programs and meetings; andMaintain correct and accurate bullion smelting and dispatch recordsAbout You:You are a reliable, trustworthy, and passionate Gold room Operator with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. You thrive in a small team environment and take pride in the high quality of your work, with meticulous attention to detail.To be considered for this role, you can demonstrate the following experience:Competence in operating a gravity gold recovery circuit (knelsons, tabling), through to smelting of final bullion product is essentialPrevious operation of an Acacia Reactor will be highly regardedAnglo American Research Laboratories (AARL) Elution process knowledge highly regardedA good working knowledge and proven compliance with mining security protocolsThe ability to work as part of a small and autonomous teamThe desire to learn and share knowledgeA proven employment history as a considerate and hardworking team member;The ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels of the organisation; andHold a current "C Class" WA driver's licence and Senior First Aid Certificate.We are offering a competitive market salary and an 8:6 day shift only roster either FIFO from Perth, or DIDO from Geraldton and surrounding areas. You will have the opportunity to work with an exceptional group of Operators and Metallurgists in the Processing team, and be a key part of Deflector’s success during an exciting growth phase.To apply for this role, please submit your resume and brief covering letter by following the Apply prompts by no later than Monday 5th April 2021. You must hold full work rights for Australia, and be either based in Western Australia or willing to relocate to be considered for this role.It is Silver Lake’s preference to deal with applicants directly, so no introductions from recruitment agencies or third parties will be considered at this time. 110000 AUD Yalgoo 6635