Company: Bureau Veritas
Skills: Heavy Machinery Operator
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Reno, Nevada, United States
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City: Reno

State: NV


TITLE: Fire Assay Technician

DEPARTMENT: High Grade Fire Assay

REPORTS TO: High Grade LabOps Manager


Reporting to the HG LabOps Manager, Fire Assay Technician performs basic routine and non-routine duties (including troubleshooting, documentation and light maintenance) related to the analysis of sample by fire assay by fusion, scorification and cupellation.



  • Load, pour and pound a fusion accurately, and to oversee other employees (cross-train support) load and pour according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Set up and charge a crucible set per information provided and training for mixing, including discarding all crucibles that should be discarded
  • Ensure fast and accurate processing of incoming samples in priority sequence
  • Perform and document quality checks at all stages of sample handling
  • Operate furnace equipment and ensure all required calibration records and maintenance are maintained
  • Comply with all occupational safety regulations, laboratory safety procedures, and requirements of ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17025 Quality management system SOP's
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time
  • Obtain all necessary safety related training as required for specific hazards-i.e. forklift training, respirator fit and use, continuing blood lead and health monitoring checks.
  • Use and maintain fit for all required PPE, including PPE specific to Fire Assay hazards




  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience using heavy equipment is an asset
  • Prior experience as a fire assayer is an asset, but Bureau Veritas does train otherwise qualified individuals that exhibit appropriate potential




  • Able and willing to learn fire assay troubleshooting as skills advance with training
  • Excellent English, verbal and written (includes ability to document procedural changes as discovered during assigned troubleshooting tasks)
  • Able and willing to lift up to 50 lbs. and repetitively lift and handle 30 pounds
  • Able and willing to work in hot environments wearing PPE specific to Fire Assay hazards
  • Able and willing to work evening, extended evening and flexible hour shifts
  • Basic math and data entry skills
  • Strong organizing and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a team

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Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.