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Temporary Geological Core Technician


Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)



Newmont Goldcorp is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper. Silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont Goldcorp is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont Goldcorp was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


Geological Core Technician

Porcupine Mine – Timmins, ON



  • Orienting drill core to determine recoveries and/or discrepancies. Recording magnetic susceptibility readings and taking core photographs.
  • Conduct numerous field activities such as DDH spotting, sample collection, etc.
  • Receiving and unloading diamond drill core from drilling contractor. Timely organization and storage.
  • Sawing, collecting samples, and taking density measurements. Insertion and recording of QA-QC standards and blanks.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in work areas


  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Considerable accumulation of geological knowledge/processes gained through long-term employment in the exploration industry.
  • 1-2 years of exploration/mining experience, preferably within gold exploration/mining environment
  • Willing and able to work indoors and outdoors
  • Working knowledge of MS software applications
  • Ability to communicate openly, honestly and in a timely manner
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others
  • Familiarity with core saws an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills


How to Apply

Please enter Requisition ID 5050 to submit your application (https://jobs.newmont.com/).  Deadline to apply is October 3rd, 2020. As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.