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Temorary Shift Assayer

Job no: 979483
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Red Chris Mine

Discover what’s possible with us

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 and Smithers.


Who we’re looking for?

We are looking to add a Temporary Shift Assayer to our team to provide assistance with daily sample analysis and validation. You would also be responsible for reagent and stock solution preparation and maintenance. We are looking for someone with a proven history of a strong commitment to safety policies and procedures.


Reporting to the Assay Lab Supervisor, your responsibilities would also include:

  • Collection and preparation of Geological and Metallurgical samples

  • Instrument calibration and maintenance

  • Inventory control and reporting

  • General housekeeping

  • Other duties as required

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in wet and fire assaying

  • Diploma or degree in Chemistry is considered an asset

  • Assayer certification is considered an asset

  • Strong time management skills

  • Experience with instrument software, MS Office suite and LIMS

  • Valid driver’s license required

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.



Advertised: Atlantic Standard Time
Applications close: Atlantic Standard Time

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