Open Positions

 

Laboratory Supervisor (Metallurgist)

The Laboratory Supervisor (Metallurgist) is responsible for QA of all assay and metallurgical laboratory result data and daily review of all data for feasibility study level interpretation. Operating under the directions of the Chief Metallurgist, the Laboratory Supervisor will coordinate required metallurgical test work to support heap leach production models and an innovative, proprietary pre-oxidation process. Completes tasks assigned by Chief Metallurgist or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and documentation of QA/QC compliance for all assay and metallurgical work completed in support of heap leach and plant optimization test planning.
  • Distribute weekly reporting to senior management team on all metallurgical tests in progress.
  • Manage the database to ensure all internal lab data recorded has been approved through the QA system. Receive and record all external lab data into the site test records.
  • Direct, empower, develop and supervise of all assay and metallurgical technicians.
  • Communicate daily assignments to all technicians and metallurgical testing protocols.
  • Deliver daily safety meeting and maintain efficiency of assay and metallurgical lab operations.
  • Schedule all maintenance and inventory needs through ERP system Ellipse.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.

Leadership:

  • Take ownership of the plan, prioritize, and forward thinking of opportunities, challenges and risks.
  • Have an awareness for recognizing and then suggesting continuous improvement initiatives with an outcome of cost saving or generating revenue for the lab.
  • Sound methods and approaches to persuade, convince or influence others.
  • Leadership qualities including: safety, teamwork, communication, influence, execution and business sense.
  • Take ownership of the plan, prioritize, and forward thinking of opportunities, challenges and risks.

Requirements:

  • Metallurgical or Process Engineer Degree with a minimum of five (5) years direct assay lab and metallurgical lab experience in a supervisory role a plus, or fifteen (15) years direct assay and metallurgical lab supervision production minerals lab (Mining or Commercial) is a plus.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to assist with budgeting, setting priorities, meeting deadlines with a high degree of accuracy
  • Develop, support, and promote safety, environmental awareness and grow the technical talent of direct reports.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator to perform specific job duties, frequently lift 40 pounds and perform the essential functions of the position.
Lab Technician (Assay)

The Laboratory Technician is responsible for the preparation of ore samples, and process samples and will be utilized in fire assay, wet laboratory, and operation of analytical instrumentation. Completes tasks assigned by Laboratory Supervisor, Chief Metallurgist or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the day to day operation of activities in the sample prep laboratory, including sample receiving, drying of samples, splitting samples, pulverizing samples and weighing samples.
  • Perform daily work assignments to support testing of samples from mining, crushing and screening and processing.
  • Assists in quality assurance and quality control to ensure reliable, consistent and reproducible results from the sample prep lab
  • Assists in Fire Assay when needed.
  • Complete most preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Dispose of all residues in a safe and prescribed manner.
  • Responsible for cleaning all rooms where lead is used.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of six (6) months sample prep in production minerals lab (Mining or Commercial) is preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year with Fire Assay experience is preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year AAS experience with Varian instruments and standard wet lab dilution and calibration standards calculation work is preferred.
  • One (1) year of Leco sulfur machine experience and any internal or factory maintenance training is preferred.
  • One (1) year of metallurgical lab experience in cyanidation testing for gold/silver such as bottle rolls and lab column testing is preferred, experience in heap leach processing sampling a plus.
  • Expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times when required in various mine site locations. Must be able to wear respirator to perform s
Process Maintenance Technician

The Process Maintenance Technician is responsible for the performing preventative maintenance, repair gear boxes, agitators, centrifugal pumps, vibrating screens, process crushing and conveying maintenance. Performs maintenance on equipment including, but not limited to cone gyratory, and jaw crushers and several types of conveyor belting structures. Completes tasks assigned by General Supervisor, Superintendent or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the day to day maintenance activities on various stationary and mobile equipment.
  • Perform daily work assignments to support testing of samples from mining, crushing and screening and processing.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Install, replace, repair various pumps and fabricate piping as needed.
  • Troubleshoot, repair or replace broken values, flow meters, pressure gauges and drain valves.
  • Ability to fabricate, repair metal tanks, pipes and replace bearings on belts and fans.
  • Complete preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Ability to operate the boom truck, forklift, backhoe, crane and telehandler.
  • Possess knowledge in fixed maintenance systems, ability to read blue prints, use various welding techniques such as Arc, MIG, and using a cutting torch.
  • Must be able to comprehend the use of rigging loads for lifting using cranes.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills, ability to inform others using radio communication or other means of communication.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years process mechanical experience or two (2) years trade school or equivalent training required.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, follow instructions and provide feedback required.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required.
  • Required to provide basic tools.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others, with an excellent safety and attendance record required.
  • Expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times when required in various ares of the mine. Must be able to wear respirator to perform specific job duties. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and perform essential functions of the position.
Process Crusher Operator

The Process Crusher Operator is responsible for the safe operation of crushing and conveying plants (primary, secondary and tertiary) plus performing limited maintenance related duties. Assists maintenance department on mechanical issues daily or scheduled down day to include, but not limited to cone gyratory, and jaw crushers and several types of conveyor belting structures. Completes tasks assigned by General Supervisor, Superintendent or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the day to day maintenance activities on various stationary and mobile equipment.
  • Perform daily equipment walk around and work area inspections to identify, minimize and correct safety hazards and keep equipment properly maintained.
  • Keep proper records and daily production schedules for submitting reports on production and maintenance as directed by supervision.
  • Monitor equipment and systems to insure proper operation.
  • Knowledge of tracking of conveyor belts and general observation/maintenance of rollers.
  • Observe for proper operation of tail-pulley and head-pulley
  • Clean up excess material around the crusher using either a skidster and/or shovel as needed.
  • Ability to operate a, backhoe, telehandler forklift, loader, dozer and rock breaker attached to an excavator.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills, ability to inform others using radio communication or other means of communication.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of six (6) months to three (3) years process crusher operations required.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, follow instructions and provide feedback required.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required.
  • Proven experience handling multiple projects as assigned while maintaining production goals.
  • Organized with attention detail and ability to recognize concerns or issues related to safety, environmentally and operationally.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others, with an excellent safety and attendance record required. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and perform essential functions of the position.

 

Senior Heap Leach Planner

The Senior Heap Leach Planner is responsible planning of ore deliver, preparation and release to process. Creates staking plan on a daily, weekly and monthly basis in coordination with the Process Metallurgist. Responsible for ensuring leach pad stacking plan considers all critical aspects of the leach process, including pad monitoring, oxidation, lime rinse, and leaching. Completes tasks assigned by Director Feasibility, and/or Technical Services Manager with a dotted reporting line to the Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Create staking plans on a daily, weekly monthly basis and communicate effectively to Process on placement of ore on heap leach pad.
  • In coordination, work with Short Range Planner and Metallurgist to determine the placement of ore on heap leach based input provided on the oxidation cycle and recovery curves.
  • Ability to follow the metal forecast tying with the metallurgy revenue plan.
  • Ability to drive and with collaboration with Process ensuring leach pad stacking plan considers all critical aspects of the leach process, including pad monitoring, oxidation, lime rinse, and leaching.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining, Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience along with Leach Pad Planning required.
  • Experience using Vulcan and strong in Excel required.
  • Confident to influence accordingly regardless of outcome.
  • Ability to adapt, understand and remain flexible under changing conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to work outside in varied weather conditions for extended periods of time required.
  • Ability to work with a team environment and excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to assist with budgeting, set priorities, meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy, and to develop, support, and promote safety, environmental awareness and grow the technical talent of peers and workforce.
Surveyor

The Surveyor is responsible to perform field surveyors, provide support to an open pit mine by interacting with engineering and operations for design, construction and/or reclamation projects. Collection of survey data, place pins, drive stakes for survey points by determining location.

Responsibilities:

  • Updates appropriate conventional and electronic (GIS) files.
  • Perform survey and ore control projects as directed by Senior Engineer or Chief Geologist.
  • Establish and maintenance of survey controls in the mine-site operations area.
  • Set-out design control, drill holes, ore and waste blocks, and grade control on time according to work priorities and mine plan.
  • Complete Monthly volume survey of pits, stockpiles, waste dumps, and leach pads.
  • Training of others in surveying techniques to ensure adequate survey coverage is available.
  • Collect, report and maintain a record of survey data.
  • Administration and maintenance of survey equipment and control systems.
  • Develop a sense of continuous improvement on surveying processes and methods to improve, maximize and optimize work flow and processes.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one (1) to five (5) years’ experience in open pit mine operations preferred.
  • Knowledge of and skilled in the use of a variety of specialized equipment, tools and apparatuses used in performing surveys (e.g. rods, lasers, Trimble Geomatics, GIS, GPS).
  • Knowledge of surveying mathematics, field procedures, and operations, including GPS machine control.
  • Basic knowledge of survey software and mining CAD software a plus.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.
Merrill-Crowe Operator

The Merrill-Crowe Operator is responsible for the operation of plant that consists of cleaning filter presses, work area inspections, pond management, optimizing plant parameters within the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and adjust when needed to achieve goals as determined by the organization. Completes tasks assigned by Process Plant Supervisor, Chief Metallurgist or Process Manager.

Responsibilities:

    • Performs the day to day operation of activities including work area inspection.
    • Monitors PSI, Flows and reports any plant deficiencies to the Plant Supervisor
    • Ability to troubleshoot deficiencies and address within scope of skill set.
    • Cautiousness of hazards such as chemical and report any spills and take precautions to mitigate or eliminate self-exposure.
    • Assist in refinery operations that include pouring, shoveling precipitate and conducting rounds as required.
    • Ability to operate Carbon Columns that includes taking samples, maintain flows, maintain carbon levels.
    • Recognize and add reagents as needed and seek clarification as needed.
    • Ability to safely operate a forklift.

    Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, basic math skills to perform routine calculations and recognize, correct and inform others when quality control is out of range.

Requirements:

    • Minimum of six (6) months operating a Merrill-Crowe in the mining industry is preferred.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision, follow instructions and provide feedback required.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required.
    • Proven experience handling multiple projects as assigned while maintaining production goals.
    • Organized with attention detail and ability to recognize concerns or issues related to safety, environmentally and operationally.
    • Proven ability to work effectively with others, with an excellent safety and attendance record required.
    • Ability to occasionally lift 55 pounds.
Senior Accountant - Denver, Colorado

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day corporate accounting along with certain monthly, quarterly and annual financial and tax reporting obligations. The Senior Accountant will also complete other tasks as assigned by the Vice President, Controller or requested by other members of senior management.

Located at our Corporate office in Denver, Colorado.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation and posting of corporate journal entries.
  • Perform monthly close process of corporate and consolidated books.
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements and operational reports, including variance analyses.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and bank reconciliations.
  • Review corporate invoices and process corporate accounts payable.
  • Process payroll for company.
  • Prepare and file annual Form 1099.
  • Prepare monthly use tax filing and quarterly modified business tax filing.
  • Assist in preparing annual net proceeds tax filing.
  • Assist in preparing annual unclaimed property reports.
  • Provide requested items to auditors and be the first point of contact for questions during the annual financial statement audit.
  • Maintain process documentation and documentation of internal controls around the Senior Accountant’s responsibilities.

May be required to travel up to 10% of the time to the Nevada mine site or other locations deemed necessary by organization.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Finance required; Master of Science degree in Accounting or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) plus years of progressive accounting experience required.
  • Experience performing monthly financial close and preparing financial statements or assisting in these processes.
  • Proficient with all Microsoft tools required.
  • CPA, CFA, or CMA designation preferred.
  • Ellipse (ERP system) experience preferred.
  • Exposure to the mining industry in a mining accounting function preferred.
  • Able to stay organized and self-motivated while working independently.
  • Willingness to take on tasks that are not within the accounting and finance field as the company is currently small but has rapid growth potential.
  • Self-awareness with excellent ability to communicate information in various forms to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternate solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Proven ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
Equipment Operator

The Equipment Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of haul trucks, dozers, motor road graders, drill, loaders, hydraulic shovels and other associated equipment to accomplish various projects both on and off the mine site. These projects include, but are not limited to, hauling, loading sloping, grading, and excavating of materials on leach pads, stockpiles, open pit areas, dump points and roadways on and adjacent to the mine site. Completes tasks assigned by Mine Operations General Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform all required physical functions to safety and effectively mount, dismount and operate dozers, haul trucks, drills, motor road graders, hydraulic shovels, loaders and other associated equipment.
  • Ability to perform minor equipment maintenance, including daily preventative maintenance inspections, greasing and lubricating and minor repairs on a variety of equipment.
  • Follow policies, procedures and standards (environmental, safety, code of conduct).
  • Grade excavation and embankment to lay base and other materials, blade haul roads and perform other general work.
  • Effective communication skills, as well as interpersonal, problem solving, ability to inform others using radio communication or other means of communication.

Leadership

  • Minimum one (1) to three (3) years’ experience running, maneuvering, driving and navigating heavy mining equipment preferred.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation required.
  • Experience operating multiple forms of heavy equipment preferred.
  • Proven excellent safety, attendance and work record required
  • Demonstrate initiative as a team member in a growing organization required

Please fill out the Application Form and submit it for consideration to Human Resources at:

  • email – human.resources@hycroftmine.com
  • fax – (775) 621-9014

Please include your resume with your application if it is available.

 

HYCROFT MINING CORPORATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is our policy to provide equal employment for all qualified persons and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, martial or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.