• Geophysicist Assistant

    Job ID
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Summer Positions
    Job Location 1 : Location
    CA-NU-Mary River
  • 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.


    We are currently looking for our next Geophysicist Assistant. The Geophysicist Assitant will provide geophysical and safety support to all regional geophysics field programs including geophysical survey support and polar bear monitoring duties. This includes helping with the mobilizing and operation of geophysical survey equipment and communicating safe work procedures to all contractors on site.

    Main Accountabilities

    • Follow and adhere to Baffinland’s Environment, Health and Safety Policies and Standards at all times.
    • Assist with property and regional scale ground geophysical surveys.
    • Provide polar bear monitoring for the survey team when and where required.
    • General camp duties that may occur in the course of supporting the Exploration program

    Main Qualifications

    • Concern for Safety, Health and Environment
    • Must be physically fit to perform daily field work over rough terrain in remote areas
    • Strong ability to work cooperatively within a team environment
    • Applicants must be at least a second year Geology or Earth Science university student
    • 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 Licence (PAL) is an asset


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