Field Assistant (Short-Term Contracts)

Esker Camp
Posted 4 months ago

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Reporting to the Project Geologist and working with other Esker Camp employees you play a key role at our Esker Camp in Northern Ontario.  The Field Assistant performs support work for the Exploration team.

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Field Assistant’s duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:

Geophysical Support

  • Assisting with laying and gathering ground cables and wires through the bush
  • Properly inserting geophysical survey equipment into the ground
  • Walking up to 12km per day through the bush while carrying up to 50lbs of gear
  • Following instructions of the geophysical lead to ensure quality of data collection

Line Cutting Support

  • Perform or assist with line cutting, chaining and picketing of survey grids using hand tools and chain saws
  • Accept mentoring from experienced Line Cutters, including taking the line-cutting lead for a period of time each day to increase skills

General Field Support

  • Assisting with movement of drill core within in camp and between remote sites
  • Assisting with preparation of drill trail and drill pads
  • Assisting with other field tasks as required
  • Assisting in the collecting of rock or soil samples

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, COMPENTENCIES & EXPERTISE

  • Physically fit
  • Ability to work for long hours in cold or hot weather conditions
  • Adaptable and willing to follow instructions
  • Chain Saw Operator certificate is required
  • Emergency First Aid certificate is required
  • Experience with ATVs and snow machines is required
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Follow health and safety responsibilities, under all applicable government legislations and Noront policies and procedures

If you have any additional questions please contact:
Kaitlyn Ferris – Manager, Human Resources & Corporate Responsibility
Email: kaitlyn.ferris@norontresources.com
Telephone:  416-367-1444 ext 130

We look forward to hearing from you.

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