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Lab Technician

  • LocationMiddle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:2 months ago
  • Job no: CR73M
  • Assist with prepping samples and operate the lab testing equipment to process samples.
  • Based at our Touquoy Operations
  • 4 days on, 4 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 recognised by industry awards for operational excellence and performance, sustainability, gender diversity and pay equity.

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

This permanent 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 Lab Technician will join a dedicated Assay Lab team. Reporting to the Lab Shift Supervisor, your role will assist with prepping samples and operate the lab testing equipment to process samples.

The Opportunity

  • Follow SOPs to process samples for analysis
  • Assist with prepping samples
  • Operate the sample preparation lab equipment
  • Maintain records of the receipt and analysis of all samples, standards and reference materials
  • Preform routine inspections of machines and equipment to determine whether maintenance is required
  • Other duties as required

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
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a lab setting considered an asset
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Intermediate computer skills required (including Microsoft Excel and Word)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

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 07 Oct 2021, 2:19 PM