Field Assistant (Fixed Term Seasonal)

  • Company:
    Baffinland Iron Mines, Oakville ON
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    17 hours ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

About UsAt Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won”t find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.Reporting to the Ferrous Project Geologists, and working in collaboration with Geotechnicians, provide assistance as directed for drilling and field programs. The position is site based with 3 weeks on / 3 weeks off rotation and will be on a fixed term contract from June 2021 – September 2021.Adhere to Baffinland’s Environmental, Health and Safety Policies and Standards at all times.Provide support to Geologists and Geotechnicians with downhole surveys and drill site inspectionsAssist with daily monitoring of drilling activitiesAbility to lift and carry ~30 kg of materialsAssist with geological, geophysical and legal surveys.Provide polar bear monitoring for the survey team when and where required.General camp duties as required in support of Exploration programs.High School Diploma PrefferedField Experiance working with geological / survey crews in an Arctic environmentA valid Firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) or the ability to obtainHold or be able to obtain site driving permitHold a valid Standard First Aid / CPR certificate or be able to obtain