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Geologic Technician

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085355 Requisition #

Position Description: 

Barrick is looking for a Geologic Technician to join the Geology team.



  • Assist with providing supervision, oversight, and line-out of staff and/or contract Geotechnicians.

  • Train incoming geologic technician staff.

  • Daily inspection of the core shed.

  • Daily inspection of the truck and forklift.

  • Drive to drill and surface sites and pick up any sample material that has been sampled since the last pickup.

  • Determine drilling, field, and safety supply needs, such as core boxes, sample bags, hammers, flagging, cones, signs, etc., and restock as needed. 

  • Unload drill sample material at core facility and store in an organized manner for future access. 

  • Wash and photograph all core.

  • Organize photographic and other digital data.

  • Split/cut core using rock saw and sample.

  • Label sample bags and prepare chip trays for RC drilling.

  • Record, validate, and reconcile sample submission and receipt.

  • Receive, store, sort, retrieve, and composite various sample types.

  • Other duties as required and assigned by supervising geologist.

  • Data entry.

  • Assist in the development of organizational, housekeeping, maintenance, procedural, and other SOPs as needed, in order to ensure and maintain quality of work and work efficiency.

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Core Shed Supervisor, line-out the daily activities of Geotechnicians.

  • Daily liaison with appropriate Barrick staff (geologists, Drilling Services staff, drilling companies, other Barrick staff as necessary.

  • Conduct and lead daily and scheduled formal audits and inspections of workplaces for Environmental Health and Safety compliance inclusive of core sheds core yard, drill sites, and offices.



  • High School Diploma
  • 4+ plus years’ experience in core shed responsibilities (sample pick up, sample submittal, Core photography)
  • Capable of interfacing cross-departmentally within an active mining environment
  • Ability to use Microsoft office and Excel
  • Exposure to drilling, assaying, sampling and down-hole survey practices
  • Ability to support Senior Minex Geologist and Consultant involved in geological projects, exploration and near-mine development programs.

What We Can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

About Barrick


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.


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