Senior Core Technician (Fixed Term - Seasonal)

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Job Category
Job Type
Fixed Term Contract
Job Location 1 : Location
CA-NU-Mary River

Mission for this Position

About Us


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.


Reporting to the Ferrous Project Geologists and in collaboration with the Core Technician, cut, sample, move and store drill core, and other duties to assist Geologists as required.


The position is site based with 3 weeks on / 3 weeks off rotation and will be on a fixed term contract from June 2021 - October 2021.

Main Accountabilities

  • Follow and adhere to Baffinland’s Environmental, Health and Safety Policies and Standards at all times
  • Mentoring Core Technicians
  • Cutting and sampling of drill core.
  • Moving core boxes from core racks to and from core processing facilities.
  • Assisting with core storage and retrieval
  • Assisting with processing sampled drill core for shipment to off-site laboratories.
  • Daily communication with Geologists and Geotechnicians.
  • General camp duties that may occur in the course of supporting the Exploration programs

Main Qualifications

  • Ability to lift and carry ~50 lbs of boxed core
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • College Diploma Geological Technician or Technologist preferred
  • Previous core cutting experiance is required
  • Good skills with Microsoft Office
  • Hold or be able to obtain Standard First Aid / CPR certificate
  • Hold or be able to obtain a valid site driver's license


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