Professor, Diamond Drilling (22-29)

Academic Employee
Off-Campus, Ontario

Job Features

Job Category


Competition #


Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Effective Date

July 2023


Academic Employee

Starting Salary

To be determined

Northern College is seeking a qualified professional to teach a variety of courses in the program(s) of Diamond Drilling. The successful incumbent will create a positive teaching and learning environment, using a variety of strategies and materials in the multi-modal delivery of courses. They will be committed to student success, professional development and demonstrate capacity for leadership in a multi-cultural organization and ensure currency and relevance of the teaching material and assessment techniques. A Train the Trainer Certificate and previous teaching experience are an asset.

What you will need to be considered:

  • Experience operating a diamond drill;
  • Experience in a surface and underground drilling environment;
  • Experience troubleshooting mechanical issues;
  • Experience training/leading/supervising new employees;
  • The following modules are required:
  • U0669 Follow Surface Diamond Drill Induction Procedures
  • U0652 Work Safely in a Surface Diamond Drilling Environment
  • U0653 Operate Hand and Power Tools
  • U0655 Operate Lifting Mechanism(s)
  • U0668 Protect the Natural Environment
  • U0670 Perform General Lock Out / Tag out on Prime Movers and Other relations Equipment
  • U0657 Recover and Handle Core
  • U0673 Read and Interpret Layout(s)/Drill Hole Plan
  • U0660 Operate Snowmobile
  • U0662 Operate Portable Generator
  • U0656 Operate Portable Pumping Equipment
  • U0659/0658 Operate Track Vehicle & Operate Skidder
  • U0661 Operate ATV
  • U0654 Operate Chainsaw

The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check and vulnerable sector screening.

A detailed description for this program and the courses taught within it is available on Northern College’s website.

As part of Northern College’s action on reconciliation, the College recognizes its responsibility to make a difference through increasing the number of Indigenous employees who work in the academic field. We encourage Indigenous people to apply.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. To request reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, please contact the Human Resource Services department. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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