3.5. Operator

Burlington, MA
Phoenix Tailings – 3. Operations /
Full Time /
About Phoenix Tailings

Phoenix Tailings is a rapidly-growing clean mining and metals production startup dedicated to sustainable and economic critical metals production. Our mission is to be the world's first fully clean mining and metals production company, producing the resources needed for the next generation of our economy.  
Why Phoenix Tailings
At Phoenix Tailings, we believe that nothing great is ever accomplished alone or without the passion of people who push and motivate one another. If you are someone who shares our relentless pursuit of a better future, passion for innovation, and are excited about working with some of the top innovators in the world, then this is the place for you.  

Our Values:
You are only crazy if you are wrong, it’s ok to be wrong
Lead with Compassion
Be Resourceful

Who we are looking for:   

We are looking for a highly technical hands-on problem solver to work as an Operator as part of our growing team. The ideal person for this role will be safety conscious, accustomed to working in high-temperature settings, and will have had some laboratory experience. They will be able to prioritize multiple concurrent projects and have computer/software skills to log and organize data. This role is integral to our success as we test out and deploy our proprietary minerals extraction processes 

Key Responsibilities:

    • Document and record production and related data 
    • Operate equipment in a high-temperatureenvironment 
    • Organize supplies and stage for daily production activities 
    • Input data into inventory systems as needed 
    • Machine maintenance and troubleshooting 
    • Monitor production equipment and operate machinery at regular intervals 
    • Support other production departments as needed 
    • Material handling of powdered and liquid chemicals 
    • Troubleshooting equipment for mechanical and electrical issues 
    • Support a safe and compliant work environment 


    • You will feel comfortable with high-temperature equipment and/or able to tolerate high heat 
    • Previous experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or assembly environment 
    • Strong mechanical aptitude 
    • Attention to details regarding machine operation 
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs 
    • Manual dexterity and ability to work to a high degree of precision 
    • Must be able to tolerate respirator and other safety gear for extended periods of time 
    • Must be able to communicate proficiently in English as all safety material is maintained in English 

We offer a competitive compensation package that is based on expertise. We also offer the following benefits:

    • Healthcare, we care about you and your family: 100% Medical, dental, and vision coverage 
    • Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families. 
    • Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events and celebrations. 
    • Learning: Learning & Development Opportunities to grow your skills and career. 
    • Great team: Working with fun, hard-working, kind people committed to making a difference! 
Salary: $30/hour

At Phoenix Tailings, we have an open culture that values learning, and we are looking to grow the team with enthusiastic individuals who share our vision of sustainable mining.   

Phoenix Tailings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity at all levels. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information, or any other applicable protected characteristics, and these characteristics will not be a factor for consideration of any work-related decisions (including but not limited to hiring, firing, compensation, and discipline).