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Process Metallurgical Intern

OceanaGold
Internship
On-site
Kershaw South Carolina United States

Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values – Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork – which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

Check us out - https://oceanagold.com/

OGC VALUES: CARE | RESPECT | INTEGRITY | PERFORMANCE | TEAMWORK

 OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:
https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/OceanaGold

Applications close 26 March, 2023.  Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Job Description

  • Assist metallurgical team in evaluating processing parameters for optimum gold production.
  • Work in a lab environment on a project determined by the metallurgical team.
  • Write a detailed technical report on the project(s) and review results with metallurgical team.
  • Quantify economic benefits associated with the project outcomes.
  • Interact with all levels of employees in a positive and cooperative manner for mutual success and the success of the company.

Qualifications

  • Working towards degree in Mineral Processing, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, or other science related field(s).
  • Experience in a lab setting preferred.
  • Experience with mass and energy balances.
  • Basic understanding of mineral processing unit operations.
  • Good organizational skills, detail-oriented, and the ability to work with others in a team environment

Additional Information

Additional Information

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  • Must be able to work shift work with 12 hour shifts.
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the workday.
  • Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

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