The purpose of this role is to operate the crushing circuit to size ore for further processing thru HMS
and Grinding/Flotation circuits.

Safety, Health, Environment and Community
  • Demonstrate safe behavior at all times
  • Comply with the site’s standards and procedures in SHEC.
  • Demonstrate effective performance in achieving agreed SHEC goals in support of the department, site and company standards 
  • Reporting of all SHEC incidents
  • Conduct pre-start checks / Start Crusher circuit / Conduct after start checks
  • Perform routine operational checks
  • Clear blocked transfer chutes / blinded & overloaded screens / blocked feeders / overloaded conveyor belts
  • Undertake general Crusher  housekeeping
  • Implement lock-out tag-out procedure
  • Participate in effective shift handover procedures
  • Work consistently towards maintaining production targets
  • Undertake fault finding and reporting including identifying both process and/or mechanical issues
  • Conduct safe and efficient shutdown
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance Including routine inspection, changing of screen panels and identification of mechanical issues within the process circuit
  • Simple use of hand tools and manual/physical labor application required
  • Ability to work overtime supporting the operation
  • Ability to grasp upstream/downstream circuit to circuit interaction and impact
  • Fill out proper reports and log books
  • Occasionally operate mobile equipment such as loader, dozer and skid steer amongst others
  • Undertake other duties within level of competency as specified by the workplace foreman
  • Ability to grasp upstream/downstream circuit to circuit interaction and impact
 People and Organization
  • Maintain crusher tonnage throughput in accordance with annual plan requirements and within limits of available ore delivered
  • Identify and correct problems and upsets in circuit
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, maintain communications with supervisor and ask for help when needed
  • Education: minimum GED completed
  • Experience in mining/ milling operations or an industrial production environment desirable
  • Understanding of Mill operations and ability to critical think for process troubleshooting and subsequent process changes/adjustments to control stability Excellent operating skills with a reputation for being a reliable, effective and safe operator
  • Demonstrate high regard for safe-working rules and procedures, with evidence of careful consideration of risk factors in undertaking any initiative
  • Demonstrate encouragement of similar behavior in others
  • Honesty, integrity and an open team focused approach to interpersonal relations at work
  • Understanding of and commitment to MSHA principles
  • Understanding and commitment to Continuous Improvement principles
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­6.  PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of employee’s job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with physical or mental impairments to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, grip, handle, or feel; reach, pull and push with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb and/or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must also frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat and occasionally exposed to confined spaces.  The employee is also occasionally exposed to vibration.  The noise level in the work environment varies for moderate to loud. 


Department: Middle Tennessee Mines
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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