Merrill Crowe Plant Operator

Golden Vertex Corporation - Bullhead City, AZ

Full-timeEstimated: $30,000 - $42,000 a year

Job Summary

Operate Merrill Crowe plant by monitoring the flow rate through the plant and the grades of the plant feed and effluent at silver and gold mine.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Operate clarifier filters;
  • Operate Merrill Crowe tower;
  • Operate zinc feeder and zinc cone;
  • Operate precipitate filters;
  • Adjust cyanide addition to maintain proper grade in the barren and pregnant solution;
  • Perform solution assays for gold and silver by atomic adsorption spectroscopy;
  • Perform free cyanide assays by silver nitrate nitration;
  • Perform pH analysis using a pH meter;
  • Record results in a neat and orderly manner;

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of common laboratory safety standards and procedures;
  • Ability to read and understand MSDS information;
  • Basic computer skills preferred;
  • Knowledge of pump and filter operation preferred;
  • Working knowledge of computers is preferred.
  • Merrill Crowe experience is preferred but experience with ADR / Carbon Recovery is acceptable

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Gold Recovery Plant: 3 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Bullhead City, AZ 86442 (Preferred)


  • Driver License (Required)
  • MSHA Part 48 5000-23 (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts