Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in Mining & Energy—February 17 issue

Mining and Energy is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

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Here is a selection of the 10 'Best Of' top jobs Mining & Energy has featured on Career Buzz over the last six weeks. (Disclaimer: Some of these jobs may have been filled, please check with the employers before applying)

Geologist for the 2017 Field Season—Vancouver-based

These openings are seasonal, varying in term from 2-9 months and typically begin in June. Reporting to the Manager Exploration, Canada & USA and their designate, the geologist is the first level of field exploration, responsible for conducting the search for mineral deposits by planning, administering and executing effective programs. Primary responsibilities are to investigate, interpret, analyze and test data. Our geologists are focused on copper, zinc and gold early stage through to near mine projects. To apply visit:

Deer Mountain Operator – Ridgeback Resources—Drayton Valley

Reporting to the Foreman in Drayton Valley, you will be responsible for various tasks including but not limited to: optimizing and troubleshooting daily well production; operation and maintenance of oil wells and facilities; daily input and balancing of data into PVR;  ensuring a safe and cost effective operation. Shift work required. Please send your resume, in confidence to: [email protected]

Operations Supervisors—Kitimat

We are looking for Operations Supervisors to lead and develop a high performing team whilst fostering a strong safety culture and building capabilities. This includes supervision of all area personnel and accountability for all area resources. The supervisors’ main focus is to lead the safe, efficient and sustainable production of Aluminium. These roles are based in Kitimat, BC, a family-oriented community based in the heart of the Northern British Columbia wilderness. Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. [email protected]

Pilot/Operator—Fort St. John

We are currently accepting resumes to fill upcoming positions in our Production Department. We service various locations including Drayton Valley, Whitecourt, Grande Prairie, Edson, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, Grande Cache, Medicine Hat, Manning, Fox Creek, Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, among others.  The Pilot/Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of company rotary wing aircraft while transporting passengers and equipment to various locations. They are also responsible to safely monitor the operations of remote facilities, as well as performing and/or reporting any maintenance and repairs required. For more information, visit – careers.

Maintenance Materials Technician-Elkview Operations—Sparwood, B.C.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Materials Technician will work on opposing 4x4 steady day shifts. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of materials and tooling to support the execution of all scheduled and break-in maintenance activities.  While the primary focus of the role is to assist in maximizing employee performance and productivity on a daily basis, close co-ordination with the Planning and Scheduling Group will be required to drive continuous improvements.  To apply visit:

Plant Operator—Dawson Creek, BC

The Operator will ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Cutbank Ridge Partnership (CRP) Sweet Gas Plant, working under the general direction of the Operations Lead. The Operator will possess and utilize the knowledge, experience, soft skills and technical skills to supervise and work with maintenance group; assist the Operations Lead in the safe and effective start-up of the sweet gas plant following all governmental protocols stated in the BCOGC operating permit and BCSA Regulations, monitoring plant safety, environmental programs, and production targets to ensure company goals are being met according to Encana policy, constitution and practice standards.

Environmental Technician—Grande Prairie, AB

As the ideal candidate for this position, you will have a diploma or degree in an environmentally related science and a minimum of one year experience conducting oil & gas and industrial environmental site assessments (remediation/reclamation)You have a background in soils and vegetation evaluation and are equally accustomed to working in the field and in the office. Enviromarc Services Ltd. $22 an hour - Contract. Email: [email protected]

Energy Portfolio Business Development Coordinator—Calgary, AB

Dillon Consulting is a well established, employee-owned, professional consulting firm which operates across Canada and internationally. We provide a wide range of consulting and design services related to infrastructure, real estate, resource, industrial and government sectors in Canada and abroad. We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Energy Portfolio Business Development Coordinator in Calgary, Alberta, for a permanent full-time position. For more information and to apply, visit our website.

Public Affairs Advisor—Calgary, AB

The Alberta Energy Regulator’s Public Affairs Branch provides proactive strategic internal and external communications to help the AER in its ongoing dialogue with Albertans, AER staff, industry, stakeholders, and the Government of Alberta. The Writer/Advisor develops and writes content, which includes articles, speeches, presentations, publications, briefing notes, web content, and other material. The Writer/Advisor is also involved in communications planning, working with the different branches and divisions across the organization to develop appropriate communications tools. This is a casual position with full time hours expected to last 12 months. Please quote competition #16-091 in your application.

Mine Operations Shift Foreman—Atlin, BC

Reporting to the Mine Manager, the Mine Operations Shift Foreman is accountable for assigning work and supervising production crews of approximately 2-5 people to ensure production objectives for the build out of a drain tunnel and to establish the main portal for an underground placer mine. Once in production, objectives include harvesting ore and establishing waste areas in a safe and cost effective manner. Sector Resources Canada, Ltd (“SRCL”) is a private resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with its focus on the extraction of gold from the Spruce Creek underground placer reserve located in Atlin, BC. For more information on Sector, please visit or [email protected]

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