Careers at Argonaut

Argonaut Gold is a Canadian publicly-traded mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (AR.TO), with corporate offices in the United States and Canada, and operations and projects in Mexico and Canada. As an equal opportunity employer, Argonaut employs over 1,400 people throughout the organization, and maintains the premise that the most important key to building a successful and sustainable company is our people.

If you are interested in joining the Argonaut Gold team and taking your career to the next level, we invite you to explore Argonaut Gold careers today! The most current career opportunities are listed below on this page:

“When talent, collaboration and passion come together in a team working environment, we achieve successful results."

Maria Elena Gomez, Human Capital Director, Mexico

Current Job Opportunities

GEO TECHNICIANS / CORE CUTTERS (FIELD AND DRILL PROGRAMS)

Argonaut Gold Inc. is a Canadian gold company focused on acquisition, exploration and development of gold projects. The Company has three producing gold mines in Mexico and controls a suite of strategic exploration properties in some of the most prolific gold camps in Ontario and Quebec. The Magino property, located near the town of Dubreuilville is the company’s advanced exploration development project.

The company is currently looking for candidates to fill the following positions:
GEO TECHNICIANS / CORE CUTTERS (FIELD AND DRILL PROGRAMS)
These are contract positions commencing April 2019

POSITION SUMMARY: The Company is looking for individuals in the Dubreuilville area that can work on a weekly rotational basis (40-hour work week) at the local core shack facility to support the 2019 exploration program. This term contract position will require the daily interaction and communication with the geological team and drill contractors.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Core handling and managing of core storage.
  • Lifting up to 60 pounds.
  • Labelling core boxes, determining RQD and core recovery.
  • Photographing drill core.
  • Assisting geologists with marking up core for sampling.
  • Core cutting and sampling of marked-up core.
  • Sorting, bagging and tagging of drill core samples.
  • Working safely, following rules and complying with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining a clean workstation throughout the day.
  • Field work: assisting geologists in the bush to conduct geological mapping and sampling programs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous core cutting experience or experience doing similar work for the mining industry is an asset.
  • Some basic abilities with Microsoft Office would is an asset.
  • Commitment to safety, health and the environment.
  • Poses a valid driver’s license and candidates are required to provide an updated driver’s abstract. Employment with the company is provisional based on being able to be insured to drive company vehicles.
  • Able and responsible individual that enjoys working in remote locations.
  • Physically capable to perform daily field work and lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Demonstrate initiative, reliability and have a good attendance record history.
  • Detailed oriented and have good organizational skills.
  • Read, understand and follow guidelines, instructions accurately and safely.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be a team player.
  • Excellent manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Ability to work well independently and with others.

This is a term contract position. Daily rates are competitive and based on the candidate’s education and previous work experience.
All interested candidates are welcome to submit their resume and cover letter to careers@argonautgold.com to the attention of Brian Arkell, Vice President Exploration or Paul Dunbar, Regional Exploration Manager.

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