Temp Geological Technician

Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
May 13, 2022
May 19, 2022
Full Time
If you thrive on challenge and collaboration, Barrick offers opportunities on a global scale. Our remarkable people have made us the leading gold mining company, and we're looking for more people to join our team-people who are motivated, energetic, eager to learn and grow. We make it a priority to support the aspirations of every individual, with international opportunities, ongoing training and development, and first-class benefits.

Williams Operating Corporation - Barrick Gold located near Marathon in Northwestern Ontario presently requires a:

Temp Geological Technician

Position Description:

Reporting to the Coreshack Coordinator, your primary duty will be to provide support the core logging geologists in maintaining continuous operation of logging activities. You will work within our team of professional geologists and technicians in a fast-paced work environment.


  • Proven commitment to workplace safety
  • Drill core management - lining up of core, checking marker, measuring/marking and racking
  • Core orientation - docking oriented core, lining up and marking and recording QAQC
  • Core photography
  • Magnetic susceptibility, specific gravity (SG) and RQD data measurements and data entry
  • Geotechnical logging of core both oriented and unoriented and data entry
  • Preparing documentation for sample shipments and chain of custody
  • Data entry, record keeping and reporting as required
  • Core cutting and sampling as required


  • Self-motivated/ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with a diverse team of professional geologists and technicians
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Geological Technician college diploma or bachelor's degree in Geology or Earth Science
  • Able to use Windows operating systems and able to use geological software (e.g. acQuire) for sample and geotechnical data entry
  • Previous experience is an asset but not required
  • Physically meet the requirements for the position, including but not limited to: standing for long periods and repeatedly lifting 33kg (70lbs) multiple times daily
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What we can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits
  • A progressive career path
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An opportunity to transform traditional mining into the future of digital mining
  • Access to a global network of highly qualified professionals for exchanging knowledge and ideas, building skills, and sharing experiences
  • International career possibilities, with opportunities at our sites around the world
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

About Barrick

Our mission is to be the world's most valued gold and copper mining business by finding, developing, and owning the best assets, with the best people, to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners. At Barrick today, we are all owners. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

By joining Barrick, you'll be a valuable member of a friendly, diverse, and high-achieving team of more than 10,000 people around the globe. Barrick has mining operations and projects in 15 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, United States, and Zambia.

At Barrick, we are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.

About Hemlo

Hemlo has produced more than 21 million ounces of gold and has been operating continuously for more than 30 years. It consists of the Williams mine-an underground operation-located about 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.