• 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.

  • Global Center for Indigenous Community Relations Intern

    2021-07-12 11:35:11

    https://jobs.newmont.com/job/Vancouver-Indigenous-Engagement-Internship-BC/760743300/ British Columbia

    Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

    The Global Center for Indigenous Community Relations’ (“the Center”) purpose is to advocate for excellence in engagement with Indigenous Peoples, both within Newmont and across the industry. The Center aspires to be a respected source of dialogue, collected knowledge and shared experiences to improve Newmont’s practices and contribute to advancing the industry’s approach to engagement with Indigenous communities. The Center is physically located within the North American Regional Office in Vancouver, it is global in its scope, and is part of Newmont’s Corporate External Relations function.

    As an intern, you will be responsible for implementing specific Global Center for Indigenous Community Relations projects, as well as supporting the day-to-day activities of the Center. The exact projects will be established according to your availability, interest, skills, and experience, in addition to the specific business needs. Fall intern positions begin in September 2021 and conclude in December 2021. The exact dates are flexible depending on each student’s availability and our business need. Our internships are full-time paid positions (40 hours/week). This internship is based in Vancouver, Canada, with the option for remote working.  It is possible some travel may be required to one or more of Newmont’s sites. There is ample opportunity for internal networking within our company.

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  • Mine Engineers – Drill and Blast

    2021-07-23 10:47:33

    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, Smithers and Calgary AB.

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  • Site Electrician

    2021-07-13 17:12:09

    Eskay Creek British Columbia

    Job Title:         Site Electrician – Eskay Creek

     

    Position Summary:  Reporting Directly to the Site Services Supervisor, and the Utilities and Maintenance Managers, this position is responsible for all site Electrical troubleshooting, repairs, installation, and maintenance activities. This includes site-based IT infrastructure and communications.

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  • Core cutters needed ASAP!

    2021-07-14 12:08:09

    Golden Triangle British Columbia

    MATRIX is looking for experienced Core Cutters, so if you are team oriented, motivated person with an attention for details. This position reports to the Camp Manager.

    Responsibilities:

    • Core Cutting.

    • Support geological and geophysical programs.

    • Participate in site orientation.

    • Participate in daily Toolbox meetings.

    • Participate in Mock Medivac when scheduled.

    • Support monthly worksite inspections.

    • Perform tasks according to safe work practices and safe job procedures.

    • Ensure good housekeeping in the work area at all times.

    • Ensure field staff has all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for tasks being conducted on site.

    • Notify Camp Manager of unsafe practices and unsafe environment.

    • Report all incidents and accidents immediately.

    • Actively participate as a high performing, team member.

    Required Knowledge & Experience

    • Minimum of one (1) year working in a core cutting position.

    • Solid verbal and written communication skills in English.

    • Ability to work a rotation schedule.

    • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.

    • Physically able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

    • Able to walk and stand for long periods of time and perform physical labor.

    • Ability to maintain a high level of performance over a 10 – 12-hour shift.

    Please apply through our website at www.matrixco.ca/careers

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  • Miner 2

    2021-04-21 09:34:01

    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 an underground Miner 2 to work in a camp based environment rotating on a 2 week on and 2 week off schedule.

    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!

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