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Requisition ID 5869 – Posted 11/08/2022 – 7000 New Gold – Rainy River Mine – Emo, Ontario

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company.

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is to be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment. To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at www.newgold.com. To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page.

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  • A stimulating values-based work environment
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  • Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  • A competitive total compensation program
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

Rainy River Mine
Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario/Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated halfway between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario. The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

Rainy River Mine
Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario/Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated halfway between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario. The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

Applicants who reside in Northwestern Ontario and have experience working in cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the Northwest Ontario, are assets. Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the Impact Benefits Agreement (IBA) and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Ontario communities. (Indigenous) Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.

About the Role
Schedule: 7/7 – 12-hour days (1 year contract)
Position Reports To: Environment Superintendent
Position Overview
As a member of the New Gold Rainy River team, the Environmental Technician (Temporary) demonstrates commitment and compliance with company Health & Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility policies and procedures. The Environmental Technician (Temporary) also takes action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviors do not occur.
The Environmental Technician (Temporary) will support the environmental department with compliance monitoring programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct compliance sampling and monitoring (effluent, surface and ground water quality, ambient air quality, noise, water flow using stream gauging equipment, water levels, soil or vegetation samples and HCN when required) as instructed by lead technician or environmental specialist
  • Collect flow and water level data, develop rating curves and maintain records and logs
  • Coordinate hydrometric station maintenance
  • Document field observations or readings, and or downloading data from various pieces of equipment in an outdoor setting in accordance with established procedures
  • Help with the maintenance and calibration of field instruments, monitoring instruments and testing equipment
  • Develop or update relevant Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) that support site operations requirements incorporating regulatory and license conditions as needed
  • Conduct analyses of field samples using on-site portable analyzers and meters
  • Processing, packing and shipping collected samples as required
  • Perform environmental inspections and identify areas that may be or are out of compliance with permits/regulations
  • Assist with management of onsite laboratory including housekeeping and organizing supplies
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining field safety gear, sampling equipment and various environmental field equipment including boats, motors, all-terrain vehicles, tools and wildlife collection kits
  • Support environmental sire contractors
  • Use knowledge of environmental procedures, techniques and regulations to complete tasks
  • Operate department equipment including snow machines, boats, ice augers, all-terrain vehicles
  • Participate and assist in waste management, spill clean-up/audits, reclamation and implementing sediment and erosion controls
  • Perform data entry in EQuIS
  • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports

Qualifications

  • Degree or diploma in environmental technician or related discipline
  • BSc in applied sciences preferred
  • 2+ years demonstrated environmental field experience working in a mine or industrial site
  • Demonstrable experience with water and effluent monitoring, sampling and field level and analytical techniques
  • Handling and experience in the safe use of hand or power tools, including augers is an asset
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office suite
  • Knowledgeable user of EQuIS preferred
  • Good understanding of mining and milling processes and their environmental effects
  • Possess valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Able to hike several kilometers on uneven ground
  • Self-starter who can anticipate needs and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills, both orally and written

Why New Gold?

  • Highly competitive base salary, compensation programs and a quarterly incentive program
  • Extended Health & Dental Benefit
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance benefit
  • Defined match contribution to group registered retirement savings account
  • Relocation Package if required or travel and camp if required

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with the Company. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

Inclusion. Equal Opportunity. Accessibility.

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected actors. Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

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