Requisition ID: 47181
Job Category: Engineering
With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.
The hydrometallurgy team is growing! Hatch needs a Process Engineer to join our Metals Business Unit in the Hydrometallurgy Practice. Become part of a global team of innovative and trusted professionals who provide process engineering input to the different sectors within a Consulting Engineering and EPCM Environment. You will be part of an engineering team providing engineering services and/or field support while developing solutions in all areas of the process plant across various systems, unit operations and process equipment. You are passionate about this field and are a subject matter expert in one or more of the following commodities: alumina, battery chemicals, copper, cobalt, nickel, lithium, phosphates, rare earths, uranium and/or precious metals. You have demonstrated skills in:
Unit process knowhow for leaching, solvent extraction, neutralization, crystallization, IX, dewatering, filtering, electrowinning, etc.
Design, coordination and supervision of laboratory test work,
Plant audits, surveys, sampling campaigns, and circuit optimization,
Mathematical modelling and simulations
Writing technical reports and engineering documentation
Key Responsibilities Include:
Perform process engineering tasks on Hydrometallurgical aspects of projects, in a variety of commodities.
Under direction of a Senior Engineer, execute on design calculations, design criteria, and the compilation and execution of equipment lists and calculations.
Compilation of Process Flow Diagrams, along with associated mass and energy balance calculations
Undertake trade off studies to resolve options
Conduct capacity analysis for existing plants
Design of the process control logic adhering to appropriate safety standards, and documentation into Functional Descriptions
Assist with review of equipment bids, proposals, and other initiatives
Liaising with other discipline engineers to ensure designs conform to process requirements
Qualifications and Experience:
Process Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering degree.
3-5 years experience in design, commissioning and/or operational experience of hydrometallurgical processing equipment
Knowledge/Experience in scoping and management of metallurgical testwork programs (benchscale, pilot scale, on-site testing)
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