Stillwater Mining Company
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Lab Tech 2
at Stillwater Mining Company
- Columbus, MT, USA
- $27.30 to 33.20 DOE
- Full Time
Lab Tech II
Location: Columbus, MT
Normal Working Hours: Rotating
Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS FOR LAB TECH II INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
- Performs sample preparation, which includes operations such as filtering slurries, drying, crushing, pulverizing and splitting of samples in order to provide a representative sample for chemical analysis. Samples include concentrator slurries, geological channel and drill cores, smelter and refinery samples.
- Perform chemical analysis using fire assay, wet chemical digestion, x-ray analysis, and instrumentation spectrometry. The analysis is inorganic including precious metals and base metals.
- Use computers and calculate results, report results and to do various other computer work.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR LAB TECH II:
- Analytical laboratory experience required
- Must possess equivalent skills to meet task proficiency matrix
- Computer literate, preferably experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
- Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
- Successful completion of the Analytical Laboratory Aptitude Test