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Core Facility Technician

  • LocationMiddle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 12 days ago
    Published on 26 Nov 2021
  • Job no: 93K7N
  • Handle and process core to the highest standards to ensure outstanding data quality while following health and safety and standard operating procedures.
  • Based at our Touquoy Operations
  • 5 days on, 2 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 Core Facility Technician.

This 7 month 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 Core Facility Technician will join a dedicated Exploration team. Reporting to the Core Facility Supervisor, your role will Atlantic Gold 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.


The Opportunity

  • Handle and process core to the highest standards to ensure outstanding data quality while following health and safety and standard operating procedures
  • Assist with day to day duties around Exploration and Operations
  •  Monitor / ensure contractors safety
  • Thoroughly proof-read sample sheet, looking for irregularities and notifying the supervisor if anything needs to be corrected
  •  Maintain samples in correct order
  • Count, measure, weigh and label samples as needed
  • Ensure sampling machinery and tools are clean and in a workable condition, notify supervisor if there are any necessary repairs to be done
  • Organize and prepare samples as requested
  • Work with Core Facility Supervisor to improve sample processes
  • Assist Geologists in the field during drilling campaigns
  • Site clean-up as required
  • General labour work

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
  • Current and Valid Class 5
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Previous experience in a similar role considered an asset
  • Previous work in a safety sensitive role considered an asset

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


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 https://stbarbara.com.au/careers/

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

  • Closed 12 days ago - 08 Jan 2022
  • Published on 26 Nov 2021, 5:55 PM