Sample Preparation Technician Assay Lab

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Position Location: 
New Gold - Rainy River Mine
Job Description: 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the weighing, drying and inventory of samples.
  • Accurate data entry and set up of batch runs using LIMS.
  • Safely and efficiently perform crushing and pulverizing of routine mill and geological samples.
  • Ensure routine QA/QC checks, including Particle Size Analysis (PSA), are completed. 
  • Responsible for equipment (crusher and pulverizer) maintenance and checks.
  • Keep a logbook for all routine equipment maintenance and daily, weekly and monthly housekeeping schedules 
  • Collaborate with crew members, lead hands and supervisor to ensure tasks are completed safely, timely and efficiently 
  • Execute procedures and systems to achieve results within given timeframes according to the Laboratory Service Agreement 
  • Provide support to the team to meet OHSE site standards - ensuring all lab work areas are safe.

Schedule: Shift 7/7 – 12-hour days (Temporary Role)