Plant Operator

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ISR Uranium Mine in Northern Wyoming

DEPARTMENT:  Operations

REPORTS TO:  Production Superintendent

FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt


This position is responsible for uranium recovery operations at the Central Processing Plant (CPP) as well as for the operation of the well field uranium production systems. This includes but is not limited to operating water treatment type equipment monitoring flow rates, obtaining monitoring samples, transferring IX resin, elution and precips. Maintenance of equipment operating downhole electric water well pump systems, injections well and header houses. A strong commitment to safety and environmental compliance is required.


  • Operate and monitor ISR well fields for uranium recovery.
  • Operate and moniiitor the CPP equipment for uranium recovery.
  • Collect samples from various process equipment and perform limited laboratory analysis of selected samples.
  • Understand and use computerized plant and well field operating systems and respond to operating alarms.
  • Conduct required operations and safety inspections and maintain required written records.
  • Maintain required operations monitoring data and information in written and/or electronic records.
  • Operate a pickup and other equipment on company premises.
  • Troubleshoot plant and wellfield operations problems and complete minor maintenance activities; complete minor repairs to piping and equipment.
  • Chemical inventory and monitoring.
  • Set flow rates, on individual wells, oxygen meters and acid systems.
  • Preventive maintenance on instruments and operating systems (Mag meters, turbine meters, Roto Meters, pumps, motors, solenoids, etc.
  • Inspection on areas of operations, Wellfield and CPP.
  • Balancing well patterns as needed per daily operations.


  • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured by the company.
  • Ability to work productively with minimal supervision and communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers.
  • Must be able to read and write and perform basic math including multiplication and division.
  • Experience working with pulling units and/or water or oil well service type activities.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct malfunctions of equipment.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.   The employee must be able to lift 25-100 pounds repeatedly.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards typically associated with a uranium ISR facility which includes the presence of low levels of radioactive materials and radiation, low to moderate noises levels, moving equipment, wet surfaces, uneven ground and facility equipment.  The work is generally outdoors, and the employee can be exposed to inclement weather including cold, hot, snow, rain, mud etc.


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