• Story 1 – Tahltan Central Government

    Clements Brace


    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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.


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.

  • Health & Safety Advisor

    2020-12-29 17:23:58

    Eskay Creek British Columbia

    Reporting directly to the Mine/Site Manager, the Health & Safety Advisor is responsible for ensuring that all work activities undertaken on any Skeena operational field site, follow the BC Mines Act and all Provincial Occupational Health and Safety regulatory requirements, as well as all Skeena Health & Safety Standards requirements. This position is responsible for the development and coordination of safety plans and safe work procedures on various Skeena sites and will include:

    Health & Safety training, inspections, coaching, mentoring, and project safety rollout and compliance oversight. The Health & safety Advisor is the primary site-based safety resource to support the Skeena operational field sites and development project activities. This position works directly under the Mine/Site Manager and may take additional task instruction from the Corporate-led Chief Operating Officer from time to time. 

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  • Materials and Procurement Manager

    2020-12-29 17:29:22

    Eskay Creek British Columbia

    Job Title: Materials and Procurement Manager, Eskay Creek, British Columbia

    Position Summary:  Reporting directly to Mine/Site Manager at Eskay Creek, the Materials and Procurement Manager is responsible for leading the development, implementation, continuous improvement, and execution of Skeena Resources Procurement strategy, policies, and guidelines to drive shared goals and objectives across the Supply Chain specifically for the Materials oriented goods categories. This position communicates the purchasing vision and builds strong working relationships with internal clients.

    The Materials and Procurement Manager is the primary site-based resource to service the Skeena operational field sites and development project activities. This position develops the materials management functions associated with the identification, quantification, allocation, and distribution of project materials including the maintenance of records and documentation for planning, receipt, storage, custody, and issuance.

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  • Project Engineer- Eskay Creek

    2020-12-28 12:02:49

    Eskay Creek British Columbia

    Reporting directly to the COO, the Project Engineer is responsible for managing all on-site project engineering activities on assigned Mine construction and development projects. The incumbent will incorporate the highest standards of safety and Environmental performance into all decisions that they make. They will ensure all professional engineering plans are accurate, in place and issued to different project proponents as required. 


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  • Journeyman / Certified Welder

    2020-12-28 11:43:18

    Red Chris 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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  • Facilities Coordinator

    2020-12-21 07:39:13

    Reporting to the Operations Manager this position is responsible for the efficient procurement of a variety of materials and services that assist in the operations of Coast Mountain Hydro Services Inc. The incumbent will exhibit sound judgment ensuring procurement decisions to achieve the best overall value for the company. This position will also assist in the office management of the day to day operations of the CMH facilities. Although this individual will primarily be responsible for the office, the successful incumbent must be willing to think outside the box and take on any task at the facility that may by required.

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