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Environmental Technician

  • LocationMiddle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago
  • Job no: 8MF8P
  • Responsible for the execution of the Env]ironmental field monitoring and sampling programs as required to fulfill regulatory requirements.
  • Based at our Touquoy Operations
  • 4 days on, 3 days off roster; drive in / drive out (own transport required)

St Barbara Atlantic is a wholly owned subsidiary of St Barbara Limited, an ASX listed gold producer and explorer with mining assets in Canada, Australia and Papua New Guinea. We are proud to be a Company recognized by industry awards for operational excellence and performance, sustainability, gender diversity and pay equity.

We seek an experienced professional to fill the role of Environmental Technician.

This fixed term and full time position is based at the Touquoy mine site located approximately 1-hour northeast of Halifax, near Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia. The mine is fully permitted and began production in fall 2017.

Our Environmental Technician will join a dedicated Environmental team. Reporting to the Environmental Superintendent, your role will be responsible for the execution of the Environmental field monitoring and sampling programs as required to fulfill regulatory requirements. 

The Opportunity

  • Work collaboratively with other team members and actively ensure team and departmental compliance with safety, environmental and operational standards and policy
  • Execute the existing environmental sampling program, including surface water, ground water and soil sampling
  • Conduct site inspections and environmental monitoring
  • Tabulate field and laboratory results
  • Update databases. Check all results are accurate utilizing quality assurance, quality control (QAQC) procedures
  • Work effectively in difficult field conditions with exposure to weather elements and insects

Our successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • A personal commitment to behavior consistent with St Barbara's Values including honesty and integrity, respect, working together, delivering to promise and striving to do better
  • Completion or near completion of a degree or diploma in one of the following fields of study: Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Technology program
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite products with an emphasis on Excel 
  • Ability to complete and pass a background check.
  • Current Drivers License

About Us

  • 'Grow our own Success' approach with a preference to develop and promote internally
  • Developed and structured professional development opportunities and educational assistance
  • Competitive compensation, health benefits and RRSP matching program
  • 2020 PDAC Viola R. MacMillan Award recipients for developing the Touquoy open pit mine and consolidating other gold deposits near Moose River
  • Be a part of the high performing St Barbara community - a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, aboriginal peoples and members of visible minorities and we provide nil gender pay gap in like for like roles and a commitment to addressing pay equity and gender equality through our recruitment, promotions, reward and recognition programs.

Members of the Mi’ kmaq community are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter.

For further information about St Barbara visit

Please understand that screening and interviewing may take place prior to the advertised close date.

  • Published on 15 Oct 2021, 9:35 PM