Assay Lab Technician

Coeur Alaska, Inc.

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Lovelock, NV

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Coeur Mining, Inc. is the largest U.S.-based primary silver producer and a growing gold producer. The Company has five precious metals mines in the Americas generating strong production, sales and cash flow. Coeur Rochester, Inc., a subsidiary of Coeur Mining, is seeking an Laboratory Assay Technician for the Coeur Rochester Mine located northeast of Lovelock, Nevada.


The Lab Technician will be responsible for all sample preparation duties and sample receiving.  Daily responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to; complete knowledge of all equipment used in the sample receiving and preparation laboratory, crusher daily ore sample preparation, blast hole sample preparation, fire assaying sample preparation, moisture analysis, and screen analysis.  This position is based at the Coeur Rochester Mine site.


  • Performs basic sample receiving and preparation of all samples delivered to the laboratory.
  • Performs wet lab analysis and reporting for all incoming samples.
  • Performs multi-element AA analysis and Leco analysis.
  • Performs sample preparation and fire assay of solid samples for gold and silver analysis.
  • Performs precipitate and slag assays.
  • Handles reagents and samples appropriately.
  • Understands calculations associated with assay reporting.
  • Willing to work in variable weather conditions.
  • Willing to work split or variable shift schedules.
  • Willing to work overtime when required.
  • Perform accurate, precise work in a timely manner.
  • Adheres to the Solid and Hazardous Waste Management guidelines as defined by the environmental department for the area of responsibility.
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.



  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to carry out assigned tasks to the required standards with minimal supervision.
  • Performs basic elements of mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Understands and is able to perform fundamental record keeping.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees, both written and orally.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs., work outside in all kinds of weather, in confined spaces, and at all heights.

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It is the policy of Coeur Mining, Inc. and its direct and indirect United States subsidiaries (the

“Company”) to provide equal opportunity employment to all Employees and applicants for

employment. No person working at the Company's facilities in the United States is to be

discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin,

disability, or veteran status.


Coeur Rochester, Inc. participates in E-Verify and will use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed a Form I-9. Coeur Rochester, Inc. will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.