Construction Technician/Engineer

Red Chris Mine, Canada
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Discover what's possible with us

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George and Smithers.

Who we're looking for:

We are looking for a Construction Technician / Engineer to ensure design compliance of the Tailings Dam construction activities, to the IFC Drawings and Technical Specifications provided by the Engineer of Record. Reporting to the Project Engineer, this is a temporary 6 to 8 month role to commence in April 2021. A permanent position may be available upon completion of this term dependent on project requirements. The responsibilities for the role will include but are not limited to:
  • Observation and documentation of construction methodology and compliance to the Technical Specifications and design intent
  • Perform in-situ density testing of compacted fills using nuclear densometer
  • Monitor and document earth-fill placement and compaction (e.g. lift thickness, material compliance, density, etc.)
  • Inspect and collect samples for Standard Proctor and gradation from placed fill areas, borrow areas, and stockpiles
  • Frequent communication with surveyors, equipment operators, field supervisors, engineers, and consultants to complete tasks
  • Prepare and distribute construction reports documenting construction activities

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player with strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to liaise with all the relevant parties on a daily basis. In addition, you will have:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical, Civil or Geological Engineering is preferred
  • Mining Technology, Civil Technology Diploma or similar combination of experience / training
  • 3 years industry experience, preferably mining or heavy civil earthworks construction
  • Quality control / quality assurance experience on large earthworks projects
  • Experience with soils materials testing and/or surveying is considered an asset
  • Strong computer skills with experience using MS Office and 3D modeling software

Our commitment to you

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

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