Core Cutter (Temp)

New Gold
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 22, 2020
Dec 22, 2020
Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company.

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment. To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at . To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page .

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:
  • A stimulating values-based work environment
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  • Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  • A competitive total compensation program
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

New Afton Mine

Situated 10 kilometers west of Kamloops, British Columbia, the New Afton Mine is an underground gold and copper producing site.

Kamloops is a city of 90,000 people, located 350 kilometers east of Vancouver.The area provides the opportunity to live and work in a vibrant community with its own university and within easy reach of world class ski resorts, championship golf courses, mountain biking trails, popular recreational lakes and award-winning vineyards

About the Role

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8 hour shifts

Duration: This temporary opportunity is projected until the end of December 2021 .

Position Reports To: Chief Exploration Geologist

Position Overview: The successful applicant will be tasked with supporting the exploration drilling program and team

Key Responsibilities

  • Handling and storing core boxes
  • Assisting with preparing sample shipments
  • Sawing and sampling core
  • Assisting with the QA/QC practices
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education
  • Physically fit
  • Demonstrated ability of being a contributing team member and leader
  • Organized and enthusiastic.
  • Previous experience collecting geotechnical data would be advantageous
  • Experience with diamond drill core, operating skid steers, and driving underground would be an asset.
  • Driver license is required

Other Requirements

Candidates will be required to participate in a comprehensive qualification process, including:

  • Successful completion of pre-placement functional screen
  • Provide proof of a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in Canada
  • Provide confirmation of valid educational requirements


A competitive salary, performance bonus plan and benefits will be provided. This is not a camp operation and therefore the successful candidate will be required to relocate to the Kamloops area or travel and accommodation will be the responsibility of the successful applicant.

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Additional Information

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

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Applicants can submit their resume and cover letter until 11:59pm on December 4, 2020.