Core Technician
8d ago

CAREER OPPORTUNITY The Borden project is located near Chapleau, Ontario, approximately 160 kilometers west of Timmins. The project has the potential to further enhance the long-

term economics of PGM. A pre-feasibility study has been completed to determine the optimization of a combined Borden-Porcupine operation.

An Advanced Exploration permit has been received in April 2017 and the construction of a ramp was initiated at the Borden mine site.

This will allow for an extraction of a 30,000 ton bulk sample and provide an underground platform for exploration drilling of a deposit that still remains open at depth and laterally.

Temporary Geological Core Technician Borden Gold Project Chapleau, ON The Geological Core Technician will be responsible for scheduling, and prioritizing a variety of technical duties to assist the Exploration Geologists. Responsibilities :

  • Orienting drill core to determine recoveries and / or discrepancies. Recording magnetic susceptibility readings and taking core photographs.
  • Conduct numerous field activities such as DDH spotting, sample collection, etc.
  • Receiving and unloading diamond drill core from drilling contractor. Timely organization and storage.
  • Sawing, collecting samples, and taking density measurements. Insertion and recording of QA-QC standards and blanks.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in work areas
  • Requirements :

  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Considerable accumulation of geological knowledge / processes gained through long-term employment in the exploration industry.
  • 1-2 years of exploration / mining experience, preferably within gold exploration / mining environment
  • Willing and able to work indoors and outdoors
  • Working knowledge of MS software applications
  • Ability to communicate openly, honestly and in a timely manner
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others
  • Familiarity with core saws an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • How to Apply Applications close on Saturday May 12, 2018. To be considered for this role, visit our website at www.goldcorp.

    com and enter Job Number CHA00000120 to submit your application. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided to support participation in the recruitment process.

    All properties owned by PGM are now Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.

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  • Full-time-5 x 5 x 4
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