Metallurgical Technicians


About this role

About this role

Brunel Australasia are seeking experienced and enthusiastic Metallurgical Technicians for our Client's Iron Ore Operations in the Pilbara.

Reporting to the Senior Metallurgist/ Senior Process Engineer this role will see you assist the team in conducting sampling, test work and plant trials. On a daily basis you will operate and maintain fine instruments on site as well as the following:

  • Regular plant sampling around dry and wet sections of CC OPF’s
  • Data Entry and despatch of samples to MAL.
  • Project sample collection & preparation (Dry Screening, Rotary Splitting, Riffling, ROTAPS, Wet Screening, Moisture Determination, Chemical Analysis Prep etc.)
  • Provide technical support to the processing team
  • Developing and enriching mini-business units (MBU) and implementation of 5s ideology.
  • Support work for the Process Engineering Team (e.g.: panel collection & deliveries, belt cut support crew, thickener quality observation, screen integrity spot checks, feed sample collection, settling test work, plant water quality monitoring).
  • Actively consulting and implementing continuous improvement in workflow processes and strategies
  • Ensuring test plans are carried out in line with the company requirements
  • Coordinate and execute testwork as instructed by Metallurgists
  • Ensure daily pre-start checks & calibrations are completed
  • Correctly logging and monitoring test work
  • Maintain high emphasis on QHSE



  • Previous site based metallurgical experience (Iron Ore preferably)
  • Strong organisational & planning skills
  • MR Licence preferred, if not C Class Drivers Licence (Manual)
  • Telehandler ticket would be beneficial
  • Confined Space and Working at Heights tickets preferred but not essential
  • Senior First Aid Certificate preferred but not essential



  • 2/1 Roster
  • Excellent Rates
  • Fantastic camp facilities
  • Day Shift Only
  • Work with a leader in Iron Ore
  • Access to Brunel employee benefits scheme

Join the Brunel Family

Career interview session

Join the Brunel Family

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Richard Clifton-James is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Richard Clifton-James
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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