Process Engineer (Non-Ferrous Emphasis)

  • BARR
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Jun 06, 2021

Job Description

Process Engineer (Non-Ferrous Emphasis) - Mid Level Careers ( + Open positions + Open Internships ( + Internships + Our culture ( + Benefits + Career Development ( Description of Company Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop,manage,process,and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today,we have more than 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining,power,fuels,public,and manufacturing sectors,as well as attorneys,developers,and others with complex challenges. Why Choose Barr? If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment,focuses on providing exceptional client service,offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects,and makes employee safety a top priority,Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package,we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers,along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement. Summary Join the team in our Salt Lake City office,where you will have an opportunity to lead and work on challenging projects in mineral and chemical processing. The person in this position will help lead multidisciplinary project teams involved with mineral processing,extractive metallurgy,and related engineering activities. Work may include feasibility studies,process testing and piloting,process design,project implementation,and plant startup/commissioning. This person will provide leadership and technical expertise in developing material and energy balance models,process flow diagrams,piping and instrumentation diagrams,technical reports,equipment specifications,and capital and operating cost estimates. This position requires a strong background and knowledge of mineral beneficiation and extractive metallurgical processes,including comminution,classification,gravity separation,flotation,hydrometallurgy,and pyrometallurgy. Knowledge and experience with pumping systems,slurry hydraulics,thickeners,material conveying,and tailings management systems is also important. Candidates must have experience with plant sampling and proper protocols,along with the ability to interpret and understand design drawings in order to make recommendations. This person will work on projects involving a variety of minerals,including nonferrous precious/base metals,industrial minerals,iron,coal,and oil sands. The work may require short-term,out-of-town work assignments. Minimum Qualifications + Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering,metallurgical engineering,or related field with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above + 5 or more years of work experience in non-ferrous processing (precious metals,base metals,industrial minerals) + Experience working at mine or industrial sites as an operating engineer or consultant + Ability to apply structured decision-analysis and problem-solving skills for plant troubleshooting,performance optimization,and continuous improvement + Excellent analysis and observational skills along with ability to troubleshoot and resolve process issues + Strong interpersonal,oral,and written communication skills + Willingness to work in a project-team environment that encourages self-initiative + A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs + Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office suite,especially Excel + Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications + Advanced degree in chemical engineering,metallurgical engineering,or related field + Experience with non-ferrous metallurgical and plant processes + Fluency in mineral processing simulation software such as METSIM + Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain PE within one year + SME Registered Member NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial sites and require entering and working within facilities that may have limited accessibility,moving machinery,and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients. Apply Now ( Barr Engineering Co. 170 South Main Street Suite 500 Salt Lake City,UT 84101 United States phone: +1 801-333-8400 fax: +1 801-333-8401 toll free: +1 800-632-2277 Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate,non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Barr strives to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process,please call 952-832-2600,or toll free at 800-632-2277. Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex,race,color,religion,gender identity,sexual orientation,age,national origin,disability,protected veteran status,or any other lawfully protected status.