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Geology Field Technician

  • LocationMiddle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed a month ago
    Never published
  • Job no: J8GD4
  • support mine geology field operations including RC drilling supervision, sample transportation and data collection while ensuring all safe work practices are followed.
  • 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 recognised by industry awards for operational excellence and performance, sustainability, gender diversity and pay equity.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to fill the role of Geology Field Technician.

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

Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Geology, your role will be to support mine geology field operations including RC drilling supervision, sample transportation and data collection while ensuring all safe work practices are followed.

The Opportunity

  • Attend daily toolbox talks and ensure proper communication Geology department and Drilling Contractoruality of Grade Control sampling as outlined in the Geology procedures
  • Supervise the Drilling Contractor and ensure compliance with the company H&S procedures
  • Attend daily toolbox talks and ensure proper communication Geology department and Drilling Contractor
  • Sample handling and delivery to the lab
  • Preparation of sample bags
  • Data acquisition and data management
  • Assist the Mine Geologists with field duties
  • Be a visible safety leader in the field who can follow and improve safety processes

About You

  • B.Sc. in Geology or a related field of studies
  • At least 1 year relevant of mineral exploration experience preferable in orogenic gold environments
  • Experience with Mine Software packages is considered an asset
  • Behaviour consistent with St Barbara’s Values
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite especially Excel
  • Experience with survey equipment 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
  • 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 https://stbarbara.com.au/careers/

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

  • Closed a month ago - 09 Dec 2021