Sr. Project Metallurgist -Las Vegas, NV


Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Post Start Date:  Jul 5, 2024





Requirement: Must have valid U.S. work authorization to be considered




This role supports the metallurgical characterization and process engineering work for the Beatty District projects.




  • Selection of samples for metallurgical testing and evaluations. This includes reviews of project data to find representative samples for testing and management of the sample collection and shipping.
  • Develop testing programs with third party labs. Manage the testing and costs through completion of the work.
  • Build and evaluate technical and economical trade-offs for flowsheet development.
  • Develop and review process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, and general arrangements and other engineering documents in support of study work.
  • Authorship of study report documents as assigned.
  • Supervise and manage contractors and consultants as needed.


Technical Competencies:

  • Familiarity with mineral processing flowsheets for oxide gold ores; heap leach, and CIL.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Preferred: Familiarity with mineral processing flowsheets for refractory gold ores; flotation, pressure oxidation, roasting, atmospheric oxidation, Bio-oxidation.
  • Preferred: Proficiency with R, Python, or Excel VBA.


Leadership & Management Competencies

  • Excellent awareness and abilities to manage safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace.
  • Awareness of the cultural and community aspects of mine development and operation.
  • Performs activities with limited supervision while remaining within agreed boundaries of activities, methodologies, and company policies & procedures.
  • Able to manage project level budgets while ensuring work program completion.
  • Fosters a positive team environment among reports, able to read group dynamics and provide constructive feedback when issues arise.
  • Able to collaborate well with others, and willing to act as a mentor in any areas of expertise.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher Chemical, Materials, or Metallurgical Engineering degree.
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain one.



  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Processing Operations or Engineering.
  • Preferred - experience in project development and metallurgical testing.



This is a full-time position based in the project office with periodic traveling required. Days and hours of work are typically Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm. Additional hours outside of the standard schedule will be required as needed during traveling and to meet project milestones.


Travel Requirements:

Domestic and international travel will be required as needed to complete project work.



Base Salary Range $120,000 - $130,000


BENEFITS: Bonus Program, Medical, Dental, Vision and Rx Insurance, Flexible Spending401(k) and 401(k) matching, Employee Assistance, Disability insurance, Paid time off, Holidays.


AngloGold Ashanti Limited

Reg No: 1944/017354/06     


AngloGold Ashanti North America Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Requisition ID:  23635
Category:  Metallurgical Lab
Posting Salary: 
Post End Date:  Apr 25, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Denver