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Field Technician, Surface Exploration

Argonaut Gold
Dubreuilville, ON, CA
Closing date
Apr 27, 2024

Job Details


Reporting to the Senior Geologist or Team Lead Geologist, the Field Technician will be undertaking a support role for on-going surface exploration in surrounding properties in the Magino Gold Operation for the discovery of additional resources within the company’s tenure. The successful candidate would start on May 15, 2024. This is a great opportunity to start your career in the mining and exploration geology industry.


The company currently has 25 exploration projects and joint venture projects located in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It is highlighted by the Magino Mine, which has achieved full commercial production in the Dubreuilville area of Ontario and numerous other regional projects throughout the Michipicoten Greenstone Belt. There is Hercules, Castlewood Lake, West Geraldton, Klotz Lake, Milestone, and Adel gold projects in the Beardmore-Geraldton greenstone belt of northwestern Ontario, as well as two significant early-stage exploration projects in Quebec which Argonaut Gold Inc. has equal strategic JV partnerships with two other junior mining companies.

The Magino Mine is currently in full commercial production with key milestones achieved including the first gold pour in June 2023. Located in northern Ontario, Canada, 88 kms northeast of Wawa and approximately 14 kms southeast of the town of Dubreuilville, this site contains a historical underground gold mine, and tailings management facility ("TMF"). The Magino Mine is an open pit mine which will produce approximately 150,000 ounces of gold per year during the first five years of production and has an expected 19-year mine life.

  • Support role for geological mapping/prospecting/sampling and drilling programs
  • Support surface exploration with sampling and organizing the sorting, bagging, and tagging of samples and assist geologists with other duties.
  • Support role for drilling programs with RQD, core recovery, labelling, photography, and assistant geologists with other duties
  • Promote and maintain a clean and safe working environment for all staff including strict adherence to health, safety, environmental and community relations regulations and policies.
  • Comply with all internal policies and procedures pertaining to the position.

  • Completed Secondary School Diploma or GED.
  • Have a valid Driver’s License (Employment with the company is provisional based on being able to be insured to drive company vehicles).
  • Prior experience not required, however any experience in support of mineral exploration and/or mining programs is an asset, particularly gold exploration experience.
  • Support of drilling programs (DESIRABLE)
  • Industry standard experience in MS Office Suite, Excel, etc. (DESIRABLE)
  • First Aid and ATV/UTV certification (DESIRABLE)
  • Strong work ethic and must be a good team player.
  • Have a good sense of organization and attention to detail.
  • Enjoy working in remote areas.
  • Strong commitment to safety, health, risk management, and environmental standards.
  • Highly motivated individual with a goal driven mindset.

  • This is a Fixed Term position.
  • The role is located proximate to the Magino Mine, which is approximately 88 kilometres northeast of Wawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • The successful applicant would be working a schedule of 15 days on, 13 days off (12-hour days).
  • Magino promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of a team with the newest mine in Ontario, Canada and to build a career with a positive and supporting work environment, submit your resume by clicking on Apply.

Argonaut Gold is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity in its workforce, and encourages applications from qualified candidates. Wherever possible, accommodations are made for qualified applicants with self-declared disabilities. Argonaut Gold thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Company reserves the right to administer relevant tests to shortlisted candidates selected for interviews, to determine their suitability and the preparedness of those candidates to accept and perform in the role for which they have applied.


Argonaut Gold is a Canadian publicly-traded mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (AR.TO), with corporate offices in the United States and Canada, and operations and projects in Mexico and Canada. As an equal opportunity employer, Argonaut employs over 1,400 people throughout the organization, and maintains the premise that the most important key to building a successful and sustainable company is our people.

It's primary assets are the El Castillo mine and San Agustin mine, which together form the El Castillo Complex in Durango, Mexico, the La Colorada mine in Sonora, Mexico and the production stage Florida Canyon mine in Nevada, United States. Advanced exploration projects include the Cerro del Gallo project in Guanajuato, Mexico, the Magino project in Ontario, Canada and the Ana Paula project in Guerrero, Mexico. The Company continues to hold the San Antonio advanced exploration project in Baja California Sur, Mexico and several other exploration stage projects, all of which are located in North America.

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