Geological Labourer - Temporary

New Gold
Emo, Ontario, Canada
Jan 12, 2021
Feb 11, 2021
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

Rainy River Mine
Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

About The Role

Schedule: Shift 7/7 – 12 hour days

Position Reports To: Senior Geologist

Position Overview

The role of the temporary Geological Labourer is to support the Geology team with various tasks which includes the RC drilling program. Ensure all activities are carried out in conformance with New Gold’s policies and procedures including cultural, safety and environmental. This is a temporary role ending on Dec 31, 2020.

Key Responsibilities
  • Blast hole sampling
  • data entry
  • delivery of samples to assay lab
  • painting of stakes for grade control marking
  • placement of stakes on broken rock for dig area definition
  • Assay lab prep area work as required.
  • RC Drill sample collection

  • Working in dusty and noisy environment
  • Proper sampling techniques
  • Repetitive lifting
  • Proper sample labeling,
  • Barron site core movement and other general labour activities as required.
  • Shift work days and night rotations, working outside and variable weather environment.
  • Work assignment will be approximately 3 months

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.

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.

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