Trades-Tech

Geotechnician

Also known as: Geoscience Technician, Field Technician.

Geoscience Technicians assist Geologists, Engineers and Geophysicists in finding and developing mineral and energy resources.

Duties

  • Order, check, pack and ship equipment and supplies for field surveys;
  • Manage small field camps;
  • Mark outlines of ore, waste and drill hole patterns;
  • Collect, record and transport ore samples;
  • Undertake specific geophysical surveys;
  • Collate information; and
  • Use digital technology to create maps and sections.

Skills Required

  • Willing to adhere to safety requirements;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Practical and creative;
  • Able to work without supervision;
  • Able to accept responsibility;
  • Able to work in a team;
  • Able to work independently; and
  • Enjoy working outdoors, sometimes in remote locations.

Salary

$50,000 - $95,000