Shift Assayer

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time
Explore the unknown:

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, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.

Purpose of the Role:

The Assay Lab is responsible for safe, quality data analysis and reporting for process control and validation samples for mill and mine operations customers.

We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.


• Strong commitment and adherence to all Safety Policies and Procedures
• Follow all operational and quality control SOPs
• Collection of samples
• Daily sample analysis using Good Laboratory Practices
• Data analysis and validation
• Instrument calibration and maintenance
• Reagent and stock solution preparation and maintenance
• Housekeeping of working areas
• Inventory control and reporting
• Any other assignments or projects assigned by the Assay Lab Supervisor

Qualifications & Experience:

• Minimum of 2 years experience in wet assaying and/or fire assaying
• Diploma or degree in Chemistry, considered an asset
• Assayer certification considered an asset
• Demonstrate safe and healthy work practices.
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision once familiar with requirements
• A team player that works well with others
• Must have time management skills, strong attention to detail and work well under pressure
• Competent in instrumentation including AA; C&S Analyser: Hg Analyser and other supporting laboratory equipment, including maintenance and troubleshooting
• Computer skills involving instrument software, MS Office suite and LIMS
• Valid driver's licence required
• Physically fit and able to lift 20kg of weight as part of the daily routine
• Strong oral and written communication skills

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.