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Core Technician - 1 Year Fixed Term

Mine Geology
091647 Requisition #

Position Description:


Barrick is looking for a Full-time Core Technician to assist the Geology team.  Reporting to the Core Technician Coordinator, your primary duty will be to provide support 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
  • Operation and maintenance of an automated core saw
  • Cutting and sampling of core
  • Operating an R80 forklift to safely move pallets and crates
  • Moving core boxes using a pallet jack and loading/unloading of core benches by hand
  • Organizing cutting room, core logging area, and core lay down area
  • Shelving and stacking core boxes on pallets as directed, maintaining proper order
  • Accurate record keeping and basic file management
  • Maintaining facility inventory/ ordering and resupplying
  • Preparing gold standard packages
  • Check QAQC of samples for dispatch


  • Comfortable using personal computers with the Windows operating system, good typing skills and general word processing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated/ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to 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


What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer


About Barrick


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, seeking out fresh perspectives, and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


About Hemlo

The Hemlo property consists of Williams Operating Corporation, an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.


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