• Story 5 – Tahltan Central Government

    Ashley Jay

    Skeena Resources

    Ashley Jay studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Calgary. When she was in University, she had one mindset of what she would be doing in her future career. Being in Calgary, her future seemed like working in the oil and gas industry. She did not want to work in the industry, but it seemed like one of her few options.

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  • Story 4 – Tahltan Central Government

    Hailey Carlick Beck

    Red Chris Mine

    Originally from Terrace, British Columbia, Hailey’s first job was at Terrace Motors Toyota. When she was 19, Hailey moved to Vancouver for school, enrolling at Langara College to study Psychology. She continued to work part-time in the automotive industry, at Acura and then McLaren.  Hailey works with Newcrest as a Community Relations Intern for Red Chris Mine.

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  • Story 1 – Tahltan Central Government

    Clements Brace

    Guardian

    Clements Brace is a full-time Guardian with the Tahltan Central Government. He assists in wildlife protection, climate change and biological monitoring and the inspection of mineral exploration sites. Before joining the TCG, Clements worked as an outfitting guide. He is an avid hunter and provides meat and wood to Tahltan Elders. He is actively learning our language and sharing our Tahltan ways.

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  • Story 2 – Red Chris Mine

    Vanessa McLean

    Equipment operator

    Vanessa McLean began her career working as a housekeeper at Galore Creek. One day an operator let her try one of the machines and she was hooked. Vanessa completed the ITA Heavy Equipment Operator Training and went off to work in Alberta’s oil and gas industry. In 2015, she returned home to start as a wiggle wagon operator at the Red Chris Mine. She quickly moved up to the 793’s.

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  • Story 3 – Red Chris Mine

    Chantel Quock

    Environmental Technician

    Now Tahltan Project Environmental Coordinator and Senior Technician at Red Chris Mine, Chantel began her career as a summer student, working as an entry level assistant with Galore Creek. She began her studies with funding from the Tahltan Central Government and the Tahltan Band, then won scholarships from Red Chris. While working full time, Chantel took courses online and earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice from Royal Roads University.

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Start your career

Find a career, not just another job. Join the Tahltan OnTrack website and discover Tahltan exclusive jobs – tailored to fit your life.

No matter where you live, no matter what education you have obtained to date, and no matter what job experience you have on your resume. Tahltan members can earn certification and qualifications for skills they have already developed, identify opportunities for education and training, and follow career building paths.

 

On the job training

Did you know that in the resource development industry there are employment opportunities where you can learn on the job? For example, you can be an electric shovel operator by starting as a mine operations labourer or you can be a mill control room operator by starting as a mill labourer. You can get a trade with an entry level position or you can go to school and become a geologist and work at an exploration site or active mine in Tahltan territory.

Career building

From an entry level position in mining you can become a highly skilled and well paid employee such as an underground miner, shovel operator, or mill control room operator without ever going to school or you can become a red seal journeyman or obtain a professional designation.

Certification

Did you know that from an entry level position in mining you can apply for apprenticeships or decide that you would like a post-secondary education and return to school and be supported by the Tahltan Central Government Education & Training funding program, Tahltan bursaries, your band, summer student programs, and co-op positions within the mining industry?


Discover opportunities

From Human Resources to Environmental Technician, from nurse to an oiler making sure the equipment runs smoothly, from community liaison to a trade in the warehouse, lab tech or electrician... the opportunities in Resource Development are endless.

  • Site Logistics & Dispatch

    2023-02-07 10:52:46

    Welcome to Newcrest! 

    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.

    Following the recent acquisition of Pretivm, Newcrest now own and operate the Brucejack Mine located 65 kilometers north of the town of Stewart in northern British Columbia. 

    The Brucejack underground mine is one of the largest and highest-grade gold mines globally and as of January 1, 2021, has proven and probable mineral reserves of 3.9 million ounces of gold (14.4 million tonnes grading 8.3 grams per tonne gold) with a mine life of 12 years.

    The Opportunity:

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Site Logistics & Dispatch to join the Brucejack Mine in Northwestern, British Columbia.

    The purpose of the position is to organize and monitor the safe and efficient transportation and organization of employees to and from the mine site as well as some radio dispatching and emergency response duties.

    Perform following duties, with safety being the number one priority:

    • Create and distribute travel manifests for ground and air transportation of Newcrest and Business Partner personnel changes Monday through Friday.
    • Provide updates throughout the day pertaining to travel changes and coordinate alternate travel arrangements as required.
    • Troubleshoot travel disruptions (ground and air) to transport personnel in the most efficient way possible.
    • Maintain up to date records of personnel movement to and from site.
    • Create and distribute daily and weekly reports through the use of INNfinity software and Microsoft Office.
    • Book commercial/private flights and hotel accommodations for employees
    • First point of contact for Emergency Response (Incident Management Team)
    • Coordinate helicopter use with site personnel and helicopter pilots.
    • Operate radio and communicate site wide announcements for weather and traffic advisories, emergency response, and other situations.
    • Advise personnel of route and traffic problems such as construction, accidents, congestion, weather conditions, and other pertinent information.
    • Collaborate and communicate with Health & Safety, Mountain Safety, Environmental staff, shuttle drivers and relevant logistical personnel to ensure safe and efficient coordination of movement in/out of site and/or on other applicable matters.
    • Maintain timely email communications with site personnel, travel partners, and other business partners.
    • Assisting with Accommodations duties as needed (check outs, check ins, reservations, etc).
    • Perform other related duties to support the successful operation of the Brucejack Mine.
    • Understand and ensure compliance with Pretivm safety policies and governmental safety regulations including Ministry of Mines and WorksafeBC.

    What we offer: 

    We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable camp accommodations, as well as balanced meals prepared by our culinary team.  

    Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym, and a variety of recreational activities.  

    All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including: 

    • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site 
    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications 
    • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities 

    It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. 

    About You:

    Position requirements include, but are not limited to:

    • Advanced communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
    • Advanced computer skills (i.e., Excel, Outlook, Teams programs; emailing, typing)
    • Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
    • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, systems, and terminology
    • Ability to respond calmly and quickly to emergency or high-pressure situations
    • Excellent command/comprehension of the English language with strong verbal/writing skills.
    • Collaborative approach to work; ability to work closely with a team throughout the day
    • Confident decision-making skills
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated time management and decision-making skills; ability to prioritize work
    • Self-motivated and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong/demonstrated leadership, communication, and conflict resolution skills
    • Emergency response experience in an industrial work environment is an asset
    • Successful completion of Incident Command System Levels 100 & 200 (Justice Institute of British Columbia) or equivalent is an asset
    • Dispatch experience in a mining or industrial work setting is an asset
    • Knowledge of the INNfinity software or other room booking system is an asset
    • First Aid training is an asset
    • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
    • Cross cultural awareness with an understanding and sensitivity of the challenges associated with differences in cultural and economic backgrounds

    Additional Information

    • Work at remote location (camp) on a 14 days on/14 days off rotation
    • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening
    • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift
    • Be able maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts
    • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions
    • Able to work in close quarters with a team
    • Newcrest promotes a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing

    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.

    Newcrest promotes a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

    Next Steps:

    If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application online before the advertised application closing date.

    IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR AN EXCITING NEW CHALLENGE, JOIN NEWCREST AND THE BRUCEJACK MINE TODAY!

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  • Underground Grader Operator

    2023-01-23 17:24:34

    Red Chris Mine Site British Columbia

    The Opportunity:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has new exciting opportunities for Underground Grader Operators at the Red Chris Mine in northern British Columbia.  Working a FIFO rotation of 14-shifts on and 14-shifts off.

    Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman or designate, the Underground Grader Operator is responsible for assisting in the construction and maintenance of underground travel-ways and drains to predetermined designs and standards.  Performing the assigned tasks while meeting safety standards, targets and deadlines to maximize productivity and profitability.

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  • Senior Project Geologist

    2023-01-20 09:52:47

    Closing Date:  February 17, 2023

    Job Summary:

    Reporting to the Lead, Geoscience, the Senior Project Geologist will perform their duties as a member of the Galore Creek team. The position focuses on a drilling program for a large porphyry copper-gold deposit that is currently being evaluated as part of a prefeasibility study. Duties primarily pertain to assisting in the design, planning, and implementation of drilling/exploration programs; supporting geological modelling and resource estimation; and integrating geoscience expertise with the Galore Creek technical group (encompassing metallurgy and process engineering, geotechnical engineering and infrastructure, and mine planning). 

    Overview:

    This position is based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, but requires significant fieldwork at the Galore Creek Uhtlān Camp, a remote fly-in camp located in northwestern British Columbia. Galore Creek will provide travel from Vancouver to Uhtlān Camp. This role is expected to be working on-site on a rotational basis of 20 days in, 10 days out from June until October. The successful candidate would have an anticipated start date in March 2023.      

    Located in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped porphyry copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation and Teck Resources Limited, is committed to improving the project economics and advancing the asset towards development. Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and other local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.

    More information on the Project is available at www.gcmc.ca.

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  • Remote Camp 1st Cook

    2023-01-18 12:50:01

    LandSea (https://landseacamps.com/)– creating good places for people to live – Anywhere.

    About Us -LandSea is a Squamish based Workforce Accommodation company providing turn-key accommodation and catering solutions for remote projects throughout British Columbia and Western Canada

    About Working in Remote Camps

    Our camps are located in remote areas and staff live on-site (meals and accommodation included) on scheduled shifts and leave camp on scheduled breaks. A typical shift schedule (varies camp to camp) is 20 days on schedule at camp and 10 days off schedule away from camp. Most of our LandSea camps offer individual staff accommodation, ensuite or shared bathroom, full meals, WIFI and some have health/gym facilities for staff. We provide partial uniforms and help with the travel/reservations as needed to and from camp locations. Camp staff work long hours and multiple days in a row. A typical workday is between 10-12 hours (day or nightshift) and overtime rates apply. Health and Wellness benefits are offered after three months. Health and Safety and a Respectful Workplace are essential for everyone working together at LandSea. Our camps are drug and alcohol-free workplaces, and some require pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All new staff are required to complete pre-employment onboarding orientations. Our team members include Clerks, Cleaners, General Helpers, Housekeepers, Janitors, Maintenance, Security, Chefs, Cooks, Bakers, Lodge Managers, Health and Safety Officers and more.

    Sound like a good fit for you?

    About the Job

    The 1st Cook position is responsible for planning and directing food preparation and cooking activities. Also, estimate food requirements, and labour costs, demonstrate new equipment, prepare, and cook meals and specialty foods including dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances. Instructing 2nd Cooks and kitchen helpers in preparation, garnishing and presentation of food and teaching new cooking techniques. Ensure quality of food and portion control, create new recipes, requisition food and kitchen supplies and equipment, schedule daily duties, and supervise cooks and kitchen staff.

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  • Enviornmental Assistant

    2023-01-19 12:13:15

    Smithers, BC British Columbia

    The Environmental Assistant will be responsible for assisting in tracking and organizing data from the field and analytical laboratories, maintenance of equipment, data entry and other tasks to support the environment department. The Environmental Assistant will be part of the Environment team and report directly to the Environmental Manager.

    Key Responsibilities

    Key responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

    • Data entry in our environmental database and sharepoint systems.
    • Organization and filing of analytical emails.
    • Organization and tracking of data coming from the field and labs.
    • Ensuring the administration of quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of the data from the field are filed on the KSM server.
    • Administration of field electronics (inReaches and tablets) to ensure systems are up to date and items returned to Smithers office.
    • Providing training on the use of electronics to new users.

    Education, Skills and Experience

    • Possess a relevant degree or technical diploma, or equivalent in training and combined experience in database and data management.
    • Minimum 2 years experience in a data management position
    • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask.
    • Interpersonal communication skills with expertise in distilling complicated topics to a broader audience
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft suite, especially Excel, SharePoint and Outlook.

    Location

    Seabridge office, Smithers, BC.

    Our Offer

    • An exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of the business and reach your full potential
    • Competitive compensation
    • Comprehensive health and welfare benefits

    Closing Date: February 10, 2023.

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