XRF / XRD Technicians (Mines) at Team Ace

Team Ace is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: XRF / XRD Technician (Mines)

Location: Lagos
Reporting to: the Mines Head
Business Unit: ANRML.

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Job Description
For XRF/XRD:

  • Handling P Analytical Axios Wd-Xrf Zatium, Xrd, Oxi fusion, handheld Xrf
  • Sample Presentations for fused bead by Oxi fusion with Lithium Tetra borate, Sodium Tetra borate.
  • Application setup standardisation, calibration, maintenance, integrate of XRF/XRD.
  • Ability to recognize and troubleshoot problems with XRF/XRD
  • Interface and intensify correction, reference peak spectra, check angle, PHD
  • Data acquisition and calculation, review, validation.
  • Quality control activities basis of Routine/ Daily/ Monthly
  • Scheduling all instruments for annual maintenance (AMC’s)
  • Retesting, Replicating, Maintaining CRM’s and SRM’s preparing the SOP’s and standard for cost control, maintaining all documents works as per nabl/iso norms
  • Conducting Rejection Analysis and taking corrective and preventive actions, maintaining manpower as per shift schedule, participate in safety meetings and awareness of all safety norms.
  • Awareness of NABL (17025-2005) iso-qms (9k), EMS (14k), OHSAS (18k)

For WET Analysis:

  • Ironore, manganese, ore, tin-tantalum, lead-zinc, all ferro alloys and pure metal (steel, nickel and aluminium) for steel making, dri, hbi, & Scrape
  • Fluxes (Brunt Lime, Brunt Megnesite, fluorspar, limestone and dolomite, dephosphorizing agent.
  • Proximate, Ultimate and Chemical analysis of carburizers (Coke, Coal, Carbon Wire)
  • Calculate Gross Calorific Value, Swelling index, Cri/Csi, Ri/Rdi, tumbler index and shatter index.
  • Refactories, slag the by product of steel making
  • Iso/iec 17025:2005 (NABL) Technical Audit, iso 9001, ASME U U2 & N stamp audits.
  • Monitor and review the results of the quality assurance/ control program, analyze laboratory data and recommend treatment modifications, present data analysis in tabular and graphical forms.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough records of laboratory procedures and results, ensure compliance with government regulations, prepare analytical worksheet and reports.
  • Collect Samples and Report findings
  • Oversee and Participate in the preparation of chemical reagents.
  • Perform the most complex and difficult laboratory analysis, develop new methods and techniques of analysis.

Should Have vibrant knowledge of:

  • Laboratory techniques, equipment, terminology and procedures
  • Principles and practices of qualitative and quantitative chemistry
  • Principles of Chemical and Physical analysis
  • Mathematical calculation used in chemical analysis
  • Proper Sample collection procedures and techniques
  • Modern laboratory procedures, methods and computer equipment
  • Principles and procedures for record keeping
  • Advanced modern technology
  • Principles of lead supervision and training
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Education and Qualifiication

  • Preferred Candidate should possess a Degree or Diploma in Instrumental and Control Engineering.

Technical Competencies
Should have used instruments like:

  • P analytical axios, wd-xrf zatium, xrd
  • Olympus M-Series handheld xrf
  • Leco gas analyzer and carbon sulphur analyzer Icp-oes, aas, flame photo meter
  • Core cutter machine, density meter, ph meter, pulveriser, hot plate, oven, muffle furnace.
  • Spectro photo meter, bomb calorie meter.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Maturity and leadership skills are pre-requisite for the position
  • Negotiations and Sourcing skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Managing skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Presentable and good communication skills
  • Team Management.

Application Closing Date
10th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job title as the subject of the mail.

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