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Temporary Geological Technican

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Williams Operating Corporation, a Barrick Gold operation located near Marathon, Ontario has an opportunity for a:
Temporary Geological Technician (1 year contract)
As a member of the Engineering and Geology Group, the successful candidate will report to the Senior Exploration Geologist and work a 5:2, 4:3 roster.  This role will require an individual who is safety driven and safety conscious, and capable of working with a diverse team of production geologists, technical services staff, underground operations personnel, and diamond drillers.  The selected applicant will be required to complete downhole gamma and gyro surveys, underground duties, coreshack duties, and geological data entry.
  • Proven commitment to workplace safety
  • Working with Diamond Drillers to carry out downhole gamma surveys and gyro surveys of Exploration diamond drill holes
  • Underground and open pit field work including collecting muck samples and chip samples, and inspecting production sources.
  • Core shack duties including core cutting, sampling, meter marking, labelling, pulp disposal, etc.
  • Logistical support to the geology team, including ordering, maintaining and distributing equipment.
  • Data entry into Acquire database software
  • Use and management of downhole survey tablets and associated software
  • Assistance with short-range Minex drill scheduling and coordination,
Preferred qualifications include:
  • A Geology Technician or Survey Technician diploma would be highly regarded.
  • Prior experience working in an Exploration and/or Mining environment would be beneficial
  • A high degree of proficiency with technology and ability to use and manage downhole survey tablets
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access)
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently enter data
  • Willing to learn and keep up to date with current and future technologies in the field
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to walk significant grades and over uneven surfaces and lift 50 lbs
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Strong communication, computing, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with geology, diamond drilling, and production personnel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, motivated self-starter with high standards expected of themselves and others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
What we can Offer You 
  • 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
  • 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, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
About Hemlo
The Hemlo  - Williams Operating Corporation,  (a base community – not FIFO) consists of an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Barrick is an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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