Programmed Skilled NEWMAN are seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician to work on the Lifestyle Roster (5 on/4 off, 4 on/5 off) for our Client. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Preparing samples for analysis on a daily basis, which may include registration, rolling, crushing and digesting. Inspecting of the workplace to identify and correct hazards and equipment failures.
Conduct analyses in accordance with specified standards and procedures and Identifying and reporting errors arising during analyses; Recording and reporting results in appropriate formats; Maintaining accurate records of analytical results; and Maintaining and cleaning laboratory equipment. Routine and maintenance cleaning of the Laboratory equipment such as AAS, acid dispensers, Vortex mixer, scales. The successful candidate will possess the following: Have demonstrated skilled in report writing, spreadsheets, costing systems, cost control and scheduling.
Work well unsupervised, Have a willingness to work night shift when required, Excellent communication skills Have one years' mining site based experience as Laboratory Operator Be able to produce a current police clearance Ability to Pass a pre-employment medical examination and drug and alcohol screening Must have Manual C Class Driver's License. Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques advantage Experience in a gold laboratory wet lab essential Experience with AAS, acid digestion, MS Excel / Access / Outlook essential Completion of year 12 with reasonable mathematics skills Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems as they arise.