Intern - Hydrogeologist

Rio Tinto - Labrador City, NL (30+ days ago)

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Fall 2021 internship

About the role

We are offering a 4-month internship opportunity, in hydrogeology in Labrador City at our Iron Ore Company of Canada group facility.

The Hydrogeology Intern will be responsible for the following:

Undertaking downhole camera surveys, logging drill holes, uploading data to the groundwater and spatial data bases, using 3-D Geological software, and collecting survey data.
Maintenance of day to day hydrogeological data including the updating/development of procedures and protocols detailing the collection and management of data

What you’ll bring

To be considered for this position, you will have:
At least one year completed in a Bachelor of Hydrogeology or Earth Science program
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?
We are a leading North American producer and exporter of premium iron ore pellets and high-grade concentrate with average iron grades greater than 66%. With a team of over 2,400 employees, IOC is committed to providing value and continuity for our customers, employees, communities and shareholders through our unique mine to port approach, taking advantage of our full integration and wholly owned infrastructure to deliver our high-quality concentrate and pellets to our customers across the globe.

IOC’s operations include a mine with five operational pits, a concentrator and a pelletizing plant located near Labrador City in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. We also operate a wholly-owned 418 km railway, the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway (QNS&L), that links our Labrador operations to Company-owned port facilities in Sept-Iles. 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.

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

Applications for this fall 2021 internship role close May 24, 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.
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