Intern - Geologist

locationLabrador City - Newfoundland And Labrador (NL),

atRio Tinto

Estimated salary $16.31 an hour

Job Description:

Intern - Geologist

  • Rio Tinto was named Canada’s Top 100 Employer and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2019 & 2020
  • Get real work experience at one of the largest mining and metal companies in the world, focused on security and inclusion values
  • Work with the newest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change
  • Summer 2021 internship

We are offering a 4-month internship opportunity, with a possibility to extend to 8 months, in Geology in Labrador City at our Iron Ore Company of Canada group facility.

About the role

  • Assist with geological and geotechnical core logging and sampling to collect pertinent data and ensure timely processing of samples
  • Conduct field work related to the diamond drill program, such as: hole surveying, reconnaissance and downhole installations
  • Work to high standards for quality assurance, quality control and data validation of for all geological data

What you’ll bring

  • At least one year completed in Geology, Earth Sciences or Geological Engineering
  • Safety mindset
  • Leadership skills, eagerness to learn and ready for the challenge ahead
  • Flexibility and Autonomy
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Valid driving license

What’s on offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive salary
  • An ambitious, exciting and rewarding experience
  • Opportunity to build relationships with the Rio Tinto team
and community
  • A great chance to prepare yourself to join our Graduate Development Program
  • A relocation allowance and a premium are offered for students outside the region

Where will you be working?

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading Canadian producer of iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets that serves customers worldwide. The company operates a mine, a concentrator and a pelletizing plant in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as port facilities in Sept-Îles, Quebec. It also operates a 418 kilometer railroad that links the mine to the port. This internship is based in Labrador City.

Every Voice Matters
We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves.
We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that varieties of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications for this summer 2021 internship role close February 10, 2021.

Please note, in order to be considered for this role you must finish the pre-screening questions.

  • Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.

All progress begins with pioneers – at Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

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