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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
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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