Red Chris Apprenticeship

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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.

Role Purpose


The goal of our Apprenticeship program is to provide you with the practical and theoretical experience to be successful in your chosen trade. Working as part of a team, you’ll will play an important role in driving the success of our mining operations and you will have the opportunity to learn while participating in exciting projects.


Our Apprenticeship Program combines paid on-the-job training while learning in a classroom or shop setting. It takes about four years to complete an Apprenticeship program. To become a certified Tradesperson you must: – Complete the required on-the-job hours and the in-school training – Pass the examinations – Earn the recommendation of your sponsoring employer As an Apprentice you’ll earn 75% of the full Journeyperson rate while you learn with further increases as you progress through your apprenticeship.


We are looking for Apprentices that are passionate, resourceful, resilient, flexible, and who share our values. We are currently looking for candidates in the following trades:

– Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (4)

– Light Duty Mechanic (2)

– Millwright (2)

– ** Warehouse Technician (2) ** NEW