Field Operations Superintendent

Job Summary

Reporting to the Mine Manager, the Field Operations Superintendent is responsible for providing on site leadership and supervision of a large and complex prefeasibility study program on the Galore Creek project site, with responsibility for prioritizing the allocation of onsite resources across a multi-disciplinary team to achieve corporate objectives.  This role is responsible for collaborating with multi-disciplinary supervisors in planning, supervising, executing, and reporting of field operations and site sustaining activities, while meeting GCMC environmental and health and safety requirements.


The 2024 field program is anticipated to include the operation of two remote camps, completion of a ~6,000 meter drill program, geotechnical test pitting, ground and airborne geophysics, road and bridge maintenance, mobile equipment maintenance, environmental baseline studies, and technical studies supported by five helicopters.


The fulltime position will be field-based from approximately June 1st – October 1st, and office-based during the winter months. The field rotation schedule is expected to be a 17 in / 11 off schedule (inclusive of travel); however, this schedule is subject to change based on evolving field planning schedules.


The initial start date is May 1, 2024.


Located in Tahltan Territory in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation (Newmont) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck), is committed to advancing the asset towards a development decision with meaningful input from the Tahltan Nation and BC regulators. GCMC highly values its long-standing relationship with the Tahltan Nation, and continues to implement the 2006 Participation Agreement, including involving the Tahltan Nation in regulatory processes and review of environmental performance, and providing preferential contracting and employment opportunities. Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development. 


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