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Mill Refiner

Richmont Island Gold Mine Full-Time  Dubreuilville, Ontario, Canada 12 Jun 2017

Job Description

Richmont Mine Inc. has produced over 1.5 million ounces of gold from its operations in Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland since beginning production over 23 years ago.

Island Gold Mine is located near Dubreuilville in Northwestern Ontario and is an underground gold mine operation. With the company’s focus on this flagship operation, there are transformational development plans at Island Gold to position the mine for future growth by unlocking the value of the Resource extension at depth. This is a very exciting time in the mine life of Island Gold and with that we are searching for highly motivated and committed people to join our team!

If you are willing to be part of a team that is dedicated to growth, high performance and a culture of safety and accountability, we would like to hear from you!

Under the responsibility of the Mill supervisor, the refiner operator is responsible for all gold refining operations and pour. This person ensures that gold recovery is to standard and is responsible for gold inventory accounting in the refinery.

Key Responsibilities:

 Responsible for start-ups and shut-downs of all gold refining equipment;
 Responsible for electrowinning cell operation;
 Responsible for refinery gold production;
 Responsible for all equipment availability in refinery ;
 Responsible to recommend improvement on refinery process ;
 Inspect and change anode and cathode in electrowinning cell;
 Recover gold sludge in electrowinning cell;
 Prepare precipitate and reagent to pour;

 Prepare gold bar;
 Fix and change crucible of oven;
 Compile refinery inventory;
 Under mill supervision, work with mill tech and respect operational set point;
 Keep refinery clean with good housekeeping;
 Replace crusher, grinding and solution operator as required;
 Operation training;
 All other activities entrusted by the immediate supervisor.

 Minimum of 3 year experience in solution operation.
 Solid understanding of gold refining and gold recovery process
 Basic knowledge in mechanic and electricity in order to identify gaps
 Ability to work under hot ambient temperature
 The individual should have demonstrated a high level of energy, self motivation and strong        organizational skills.
 The incumbent will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong commitment to working in a safe, socially responsible manner.

Island Gold Mine welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Richmont Mine is an equal opportunity employer.


Position is based in operations working on a defined rotation schedule. Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume via the Richmont Careers page at:

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