• Story 1 – 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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  • 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 – 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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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.

  • Miner 2

    2020-09-19 15:40:28

    British Columbia

    Coeur Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. Coeur’s wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. In addition, the Company owns the La Preciosa project in Mexico, a silver-gold exploration stage project. Coeur also conducts numerous exploration activities in North and South America. Coeur’s headquarters are located in Chicago, IL.

    The Coeur Silvertip Mine located in British Columbia, just 10 miles south of the Yukon border is seeking a Miner 2 to work in a camp-based environment rotating on a two week in/two week out shift rotation.

    If you are motivated by unique challenges, change, working in a remote location and work-life balance with the flexibility of a rotational schedule, this opportunity is for you!

    The Miner 2 within the Mine Operations Department reporting to the Mine Supervisor.

    Job Duties:

    • Operation of LHD Equipment;
    • Manual installation of various ground support materials including Jackleg/Stoper installation of various type of ground support;
    • Assist with other activities involved in the mining cycle;
    • Assist with maintenance repairs as required;
    • Perform pre-operational checks, and operate equipment according to Safe Operating Procedures;
    • Monitor equipment and processes and ensure equipment deficiencies and operational issues are reported clearly;
    • Conduct trouble shooting activities when problems arise;
    • Complete Operator Report Sheets and Daily Logbooks.

    Position Requirements:

    • Five (5) years’ experience in underground cut/fill operations;
    • Ability to read, interpret and follow mine plan documentation;
    • Ability to operate LHD equipment;
    • Ability to operate a Jackleg/Stoper;
    • Ability to perform all functions of a Miner 3;
    • Valid driver's license;
    • Physically fit to perform the duties of the position.
    • Ability to work with a diverse cross-cultural workforce.

    At Coeur, we PROTECT our people, places and planet, DEVELOP quality resources, growth and plans, and DELIVER impactful results through teamwork.  To become a part of our team and to work together to tackle challenges head-on apply www.coeur.com/company/careers for this position.

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  • Environmental Assessment Manager

    2020-10-16 12:32:16

    British Columbia

    Position Description:

    Skeena is looking for an Environmental Assessment (EA) Manager to join its Sustainability Team.  Reporting to the VP Sustainability, the EA Manager will take the lead on the Environmental Assessment on the Eskay Creek Project as it proceeds into the EA process as a potential open pit gold-silver operation.  This role works very closely with other members of the Sustainability Team to help advance the project through assessment and permitting.  The ideal candidate will be someone with at least 10 years’ experience managing the environmental assessment process and permitting of mining projects, preferably in northwest BC. 

    This is a full- time position which could be based in a community in northwestern BC and/or in the Skeena office in Vancouver.  The position would involve intermittent travel to the proposed Mine Site, as well as northwest BC communities.  The position is scheduled to start in November 2020.

    How to Apply:

    Please send a cover letter, resume and a minimum of two references.  Be sure to list the title of the job in the header of the application package.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday October 23rd, 2020 (4:00 PM)

     

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  • Superintendent – Contract Management

    2020-11-03 17:45:13

    Vancouver British Columbia

    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.

    Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will provide safe, efficient and cost-effective operational control of Contracts in accordance with legal requirements and company objectives.  Provide leadership and operational direction to the teams, ensuring resources, capacity and capability are aligned to the work plans.

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  • Mineral Processing Co-op Student

    2020-10-29 13:05:12

    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.

    Reporting to the Plant Metallurgist, the successful candidate will be responsible for daily sampling, supporting mill operations and completing metallurgical testing both at plant and laboratory scale.  They will support the metallurgists in optimizing plant performance and troubleshooting any plant issues.  They will provide technical support to operations to ensure plant KPI’s are met and coordinate with mine geology on ore quality and plant maintenance in regard to issues affecting metallurgy.  

    The scheduled start date for this position is January 2021. 

    Preference will be given to students who have completed previous work terms and who are seeking an 8-month work term.

    Details regarding compensation and benefits will be provided during the interview process.

     

     

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  • Temporary Haul Truck Driver

    2020-10-19 18:32:04

    British Columbia

    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.

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