Geological Technician

Frequency Geophysics Inc.

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Frequency Geophysics Inc. is seeking dependable individuals to provide manual and technical assistance with core processing and data collection at Vale’s drill core processing facilities in Thompson, Manitoba.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Help retrieve drill cores from drill sites, core farm and yard.
  • Organize, rack, store, label and photograph drill cores.
  • Stack and strap core boxes on wood pallets.
  • Process drill cores including core cutting and core sampling.
  • Assist with geotechnical and geological data collection and core logging following established procedures. This may involve field mapping and assisting project geologists at off-site core logging facilities in the Thompson area.
  • Participate in all pre-operating inspections, workplace inspections, toolbox meetings and safety meetings.
  • Operate and assist in the basic maintenance of equipment (vehicles, pallet jacks, forklift, core saw, rock saw, etc.).
  • Maintain a clean work environment.
  • Follow safety policies, procedures, best practices and government regulations at all times.

Training – Education:

  • High School Diploma mandatory. College Diploma in relevant field preferred.
  • Self-motivated, Safety-conscious, Flexible, Dependable and pays strict attention to detail.
  • Basic computer skills (experience with MS office products).
  • Valid Class G Driver’s License mandatory.

Working conditions:

  • This position includes regular periods during which there is continuous physical activity (e.g. walking, standing, lifting material (core boxes) or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward (50lbs))
  • Frequent exposures to factors such as temperature variations, moving machinery, noise, humidity, which may cause discomfort.
  • Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses at a time.
  • Tasks can be very repetitive and work environment unchanging.
  • There may be noticeable pressure from deadlines, production requirements, accuracy or similar demands.

Completion of the following preferred:

  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • WHMIS
  • Additional training will be provided as required

Job Type: Contract
Hourly rate: $24 to $32

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00-$30.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Education:

  • Secondary School (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • First Aid Certification (preferred)
  • Driver’s license (required)

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