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Plant Metallurgist

Perth, WA, Australia
March 27, 2020

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Work rights: Full Working Rights in all Australia


Plant Metallurgist/Technician – Blackham Resources, Ltd. Wiluna-Matilda Gold Mine, WA Sept 2019 to March 2020

Evaluation and solution of trouble-shooting issues within the process department while implementing process improvement ideas and delivering metallurgical projects in order to meet budget and forecast.

Production and analysis of forecasts and metal accounting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis alongside controlling and monitoring of plant parameters and performance.

Key interactions with Process Operations, Maintenance, Laboratory, Geology and Mining departments together with Contractors and Equipment Suppliers to come up with sound process plans, gain and provide appropriate technical information, and reports to meet goals.

Monitoring and controlling of parameters and equipment specifications within Crusher, Mill, Carbon in Leaching, Gold Room, as well as consumables such as reagents and grinding media to meet processing throughput, recovery and budget.

Other works include optimization of cyclone sizing, carbon movement and activity, Knelson and Acacia leaching, Elution desorption, Electrowinning reaction rates and gold bullion percent purity. Laboratory Technician – Gold and Copper Mining and Processing Australian Laboratory Services Pty. Ltd

Doray Minerals Deflector Site, Yalgoo Shire, WA Feb 2019 to Present

Performs necessary sampling, sample preparation, sizing and laboratory works pertaining to the analysis of gold, copper, iron and silver used to plan underground ore extraction, processing plant circuit optimization and metal accounting.

Aqua regia acid digestion, cyanide titration, solutions preparation and AAS experience.

Reports and data entry pertaining to work orders from sample preparation to final analysis results. Management of sample and analytical data through the Laboratory lnformation Management System.

Lab scale comminution and sizing experience: crusher, pulverizer, ro-tap, sieving.

Laboratory, equipment and apparatus maintenance and calibration.

Daily coordination meetings with plant metallurgists, processing and maintenance team to align goals and discuss operational concerns.

Plant Engineer - Chemical Research Products Industrial Sales, Inc. Quezon City, Philippines Feb-December 2018

Research and analysis of metals and alloys used in plant construction and equipment installed in water treatment plants, while creating feasibility studies of existing products with possible business developments.

Reviews the technical scope, material specifications and bill of quantities prior the construction of projects and gives recommendations to the management and client based on economical and technical considerations.

Establishment of work load programs and analysis of work samples to utilize labor and manpower distribution while studying organizational charts and project information to determine functions of workers.

Identifies areas of inefficiencies and improvement. Production Supervisor – Lead Smelting and Refining Processing Plant Evergreen Environmental Resources, Inc.

Sta. Maria Industrial Park, Bulacan, Philippines June 2017-December 2017

Assumed a leadership position in the production line of processing, smelting and refining of lead metal to be used for car battery manufacturing.

Daily tasks include material feed and reagents calculations, manpower and equipment management, smelting feed inventory and refining schedule planning, supervision of chemical handling and lead bars casting.

Coordinates, supervises and aids in all necessary measures needed during trouble shooting and maintenance of equipment and other physical operational assets.

Develops and implements daily operational plans and strategies, and manages resources to achieve sectional targets.

Ensures safety of all personnel, operational compliance to metal grade quality, legal, health, environmental and safety law, policies and regulations.

Summaries and analyses production data and initiates change when necessary. Procurement Officer – Plumbing and Fixtures

Octacrom Enterprise Corporation

Pasay, Philippines October 2016-January 2017

Latest trend research of metal alloys or composites globally and locally used in manufacturing plumbing components, tank fittings, valves and other hardware and construction materials.

Creation of comparative studies of existing products with possible new developments-- highlighting characteristics such as alloy strength, corrosion properties, temperature limitations among others alongside economical aspects.

Product design recommendations to the management while liaising with suppliers to further develop new and existing businesses.

Periodic review of inventory level of all products assigned to the incumbent and recommends suggested new orders with proposed shipment schedules. Continuously negotiates with current and qualified new suppliers to ensure company always purchases at best prices, considering FOREX, and prices of metals.

Processing Plant Intern – Gold and Copper Mining and Processing OceanaGold Philippines Inc. – Didipio

Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines April 2014-May 2014

Full immersion and internship work with the Environment, Community Affairs, Mining Operations and Processing Plant departments in a gold-copper mine employing a gravity concentration and flotation method in its ore beneficiation.

Lab scale comminution, sizing and concentration experience (flotation)

Laboratory Internship Research Paper and Defense: Effect of Grind Size, using Surfactants MF919 and Flocculant AdClear3640 in the Settling Rates of F1 and F7 Copper Sulfide Ore

Performed Gold dissolution, Acid digestion, Sample Preparation, sample collection, mill of grind calculations via lab scale comminution techniques and data analyses. EDUCATION

2009-2017 UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES (UP) – DILIMAN CAMPUS Bachelor of Science, Metallurgical Engineering Degree

Major subjects include: Extractive Process (Pyrometallurgy, Hydrometallurgy and Electrometallurgy) and Physical Metallurgy; Metallurgical Thermodynamics, Physics and Chemistry; Mineralogy and Elementary Geology; Mineral Processing

Comparison of the Corrosion Behavior of Lead-Calcium-Tin Battery Grids of Varied Fabrication Methods, Thesis Study

Engine Block Production and Jobbing Foundry, Plant Design 2005-2009 ST. MARY’S COLLEGE OF BALIUAG

Secondary Education

Graduated with Honors

President, Student Council Organization, AY2008-2009 NOTABLE SKILLS

Confined Space and Gas Testing Certificate holder

MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), SAP and Pronto

Data Analysis with Statistical, Financial and Feasibility Studies

Oral and Written Reports

Public Speaking and Relations

Project Planning, Management and Multi-Tasking

Leadership and People Management

Performing Arts

Superior English Language Level (PTE Over-all Score 90) REFERENCES

Processing Manager Alfred Hayes

Matilda Operations

Blackham Resources, Ltd.


Asst. Manager Harvey Fuensalida

Deflector Mine Site Laboratory

Australian Laboratory Services, Pty Ltd


Professor Adolfo Jesus Gopez

PhD, Metallurgical Engineering

Faculty Member, Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering University of the Philippines-Diliman


National Police Clearance to be given upon request.

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