• Field Assistant

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/10/2018 10:26 AM)
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    Fixed Term Contract
  • Mission for this Position

    At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island;  one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.


    We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.


    We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


    Baffinland is looking for a Field Assistant for the Exploration Program at Mary River to assist with the Exploration Program


    Please note: This is a Fixed Term position requiring a 4 week Fly-in, 2 week Fly-out rotation.




    Main Accountabilities

    • Follow and adhere to Baffinland’s Environment, Health and Safety Policies and Standards at all times
    • Assist with property and regional scale mapping, drilling, and ground geophysical surveys.
    • Assist with reconnaissance prospecting traverses and collection of related surface samples.
    • Assist with portable XRF surveying and sample analysis.
    • Assist with drill site reclamation and environmental inspection.
    • Assist with sample preparation and shipment.
    • General camp duties that may occur in the course of supporting the Exploration program.  

    Main Qualifications

    • Concern for Safety, Health and Environment
    • Surface Diamond Driller’s Helper Level II Certificate would be an asset
    • Must be physically fit to perform daily field work over rough terrain in remote areas
    • Strong ability to work cooperatively within a team environment
    • Previous field  experience would be considered an asset
    • Hold a valid standard First aid + CPR certificate
    • Hold or be able to obtain a valid site driver's license
    • Firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) is an asset


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