• 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.

  • Mobile Maintenance Planner

    2022-06-09 08:23:59

    Red Chris British Columbia

    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, in Northern British Columbia and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. This position is required to work on site at the mine located approximately 80KM for Dease Lake, BC. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George, and Smithers, as well as Calgary, AB

    The Mobile Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is responsible for accurate and high-quality Planning of all corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance carried out on assets in mobile maintenance. Activities will be coordinated with maintenance, supply, operational and reliability functions in order to create safety-focused work packs to deliver availability and reliability of mobile plant assets.

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  • Supervisor – Tailings Dam Construction (Temporary)

    2022-03-14 15:40:28

    Red Chris British Columbia

    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, Smithers, and Calgary AB.

    This is a temporary, 6 month term role working with our Tailings Team. 

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  • Mill Trainee

    2022-06-21 16:53:31

    Red Chris Mine British Columbia

    Explore the unknown:

    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, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.

    Purpose of the Role: 

    The Mill Trainee position entails a wide variety of tasks throughout the Crushing Plant, Overland Conveyors and Mill Concentrator. Based on crew requirements, duties will be assigned by the Mill Operations Supervisor. Trainees who are appointed by their Supervisor to commence training on one of the operational circuits, (crushing, grinding or dewatering), shall receive a circuit induction prior to the start of training and shall be required to successfully complete periodic reviews and final evaluations to obtain a certificate of competency. Reviews shall include demonstrated success in the following categories: Safety, Position Duties, Communication, Productivity, Equipment, Theory and Troubleshooting.

    We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.

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  • Advisor – Human Resources

    2022-10-04 10:39:27

    Red Chris Mine British Columbia

    Explore the unknown:

    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, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.

    Purpose of the Role: 

    Responsible for supporting the Human Resources Department in the efficient and effective delivery of human resources functions, including training and development, benefits and compensation administration, employee and labour relations, and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) administration. Also advises managers on leave management, performance management, policy interpretation and compensation and benefits issues.

    We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.

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  • Mobile Maintenance Planner

    2022-06-08 09:58:21

    Red Chris Mine British Columbia

    Explore the unknown:

    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, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.

    Purpose of the Role:

    The Mobile Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is responsible for accurate and high-quality Planning of all corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance carried out on assets in mobile maintenance. Activities will be coordinated with maintenance, supply, operational and reliability functions in order to create safety-focused work packs to deliver availability and reliability of mobile plant assets.

    We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.

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