Senior Metallurgist

Full time Copper Mountain Mining in Natural Resources/Energy Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Post Secondary Diploma
  • Experience 5-7 Years
  • Posting ID 2022-035
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

Copper Mountain Mine is a large-scale open pit copper mine located in south central British Columbia. The mine has evolved into a mature and highly efficient operation with a long term mine plan and significant opportunity for mine life extension. If you like to work with people in a working environment to deliver results, and you enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle with easy access to city life, this could be your opportunity.

The Senior Metallurgist (Job Code 2022-035) reporting to the Chief Metallurgist you will be responsible for the safe and efficient performance of test programs/plant work to optimize mill performance. Working closely with technical personnel, operations, and maintenance personnel.

Your work will include:

  • Actively participate in all Environmental, Health and Safety aspects of the mine and assure all safety
    procedures and programs are effectively being followed.
  • Maintaining reagent systems, installing pumping systems, maintaining ready spares and parts for all
    system responsibility (buckets, samples, spargers, pumps etc.)
  • Monitor reagent and ball inventories and copper inventories
  • Check auto samplers for cleanliness and pumps for operability
  • Set up and keep up to date spreadsheets to monitor copper inventory
  • Reagent pump calibrations, sampler cleanings, column sparger change outs
  • Provide technical metallurgical support for flotation operations
  • Provide guidance and mentorship across technical and operations teams
  • Help with long range planning and process improvement initiatives with respect to mine to mill and recovery
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • 5-year mine metallurgy experience
  • Base metal flotation exposure required
  • Experience at an operating Mill an asset
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office programs
  • Strong communicator – bridge between technical and operational teams
  • Collaborative, hands-on approach
  • Ability to coach and mentor teams
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must pass pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol testing.


  • Scenic travel to and from mine site.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Lifting or moving up to 10lbs may be required.
  • Occasional overtime.


  • Part of Net zero by 2035 aligned with the Paris Agreement.
  • Strong foundation with sustainable copper growth.
  • Long life assets, low risk and high returns.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Strength in a diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Wildlife sightings.

Compensation and Benefits Copper Mountain Mine offers a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefit package including RRSP contributions. There is no camp provision at Copper Mountain Mine. This position works 5×2 (Monday to Friday). All qualified persons are invited to apply; applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. You will be required to participate in a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and a medical. Please send your resume outlining related qualifications to (in either word or pdf format). We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Copper Mountain Mine respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

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