• 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.

  • Senior Surveyor

    2022-05-18 12:03:05

    Red Chris 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 Senior Surveyor will provide aligned, consistent, high-quality survey services required to support surface production at the Red Chris Mine.

    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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  • geo techs

    2022-02-11 11:40:24

    Northwestern B.C. British Columbia

    To record and log core – work with geologists

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  • Heavy Duty Mechanics (Red Seal)

    2022-02-10 18:26:34

    Brucejack Mine British Columbia

    Procon Mining and Tunnelling (Procon) is one of the leading mine development contractors in North America. We are specialized in underground mine development, contract mining, underground excavations, civil tunneling and mining related construction projects. Centered by our people, our company culture is driven on the tenets of integrity, innovation, relationships and performance for our clients, business partners and the communities we work in. As a specialty contractor in a safety-sensitive business, our workforce safety is the foundation for everything we do.

    Partnering with Indigenous communities is key to Procon’s continued success. We invest in indigenous partnership solutions that offer mutually beneficial outcomes through economic benefits and capacity building. Moving beyond compliance, we truly value the experience and knowledge brought to our Indigenous partnerships by community leaders and knowledge keepers.

    We are looking for a motivated people who are committed to growing their professional career at Procon while gaining valuable knowledge and experience.

    Project Details:

    Based at our project in Northern B.C., this will be a 3 week on / 3 week off rotation opportunity.

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  • Diamond Driller

    2022-02-15 17:37:26

    THE JOB

    Reporting to the Foreman, the Driller sets up and operates drilling equipment in a safe and efficient manner to maximize core recovery. Daily responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Supervising the Driller’s Helper by being a safety leader; sets expectations for safety and quality standards.
    • Ensuring the safety of themselves, their Driller’s Helper and other crew on site.
    • Ensuring the organization and cleanliness of the drill and drill site location.
    • Being responsible for the set-up, repair & maintenance, and safe operation of all drilling-related equipment.
    • Communication with the Foreman and Geologist on a daily basis.

     

    THE PERKS

    • Teamwork: Be part of a dynamic, driven team that has a priority and focus towards on-the-job training and development
    • Incentive: Leverage your existing skillset while also earning a competitive wage and increase your salary through metre-based bonuses.
    • Training: Earn qualifications to operate equipment from industry leading professionals.
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  • Specialist – Health & Safety Systems

    2021-12-31 12:41:16

    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, Alberta.

    The Specialist – Health & Safety’s role is to support the safe, efficient, and cost-effective operational control of Red Chris JV’s Safety departmental operation in accordance with legal requirements and company objectives. This individual is responsible in providing leadership and operational direction to the work teams, ensuring resources capacity and capability are aligned to the work plans.

    Key aspects of this role include:

    • Leading the development of management system level documents and processes to ensure Red Chris meets all HSE Obligations
    • Apply functional systems audit techniques to identify processes, practices, systems, and physical conditions that do not comply with the relevant standard, legal requirements, and/or pose a significant risk to the operation.
    • Support the implementation of the Newcrest Safety Transformation Plan

    We are seeking 1 individual to join us for a 2 weeks in, 2 weeks out opportunity.

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