Job Opportunity – Junior Mineralogist

Job Opportunity – Junior Mineralogist

We are hiring! We currently have a place available for a junior mineralogist working primarily in our sample preparation laboratory and with our routine mineralogical tests.

MAIN PURPOSE
The postholder will work under supervision to assist in the preparation of sections from geological and construction materials for microscopic analysis. This is a position that will require routine operation and maintenance of precision machinery to cut, grind and polish materials. The postholder will also undertake routine mineralogical and petrographic tests under supervision, including recording and preparing samples for testing, and operate scientific instrumentation and software (e.g. scanning electron microscope, Mineralogic automated mineralogy system, optical microscopes) to analyse a broad range of materials.

LOCATION
This post will be based primarily at the company office at Redruth. The postholder will also be required to collect and deliver materials and use other sample analysis/preparation equipment based in the south-west region (Cornwall & Devon). Occasional visits to client sites and conferences will also be required.

To apply, please fill in the application pack below and return to petrolab@petrolab.co.uk.

Junior Mineralogist Job Application – Closing Date is 31 August 2020

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