Geological and Mineral Technician Alternative titles: General Foreman/Forewoman - Mining, Prospector, Supervisors in Mineral and Metal Processing, Mining Engineering Technician

$30.20/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Map out and take samples from mineralized zones, control soil stability.
  • Coordinate assaying to find promising locations.
  • Carry out geological, geochemical and geophysical surveys in collaboration with engineers and geologists.
  • Supervise ore drilling and blasting operations.

Is it right for you?

  • You are interested in science and technical drawing.
  • You enjoy working outside and are in excellent physical shape.
  • You are organized, meticulous and have good observation skills.


Technologie minérale Program available in French only

Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec Abitibi - TémiscamingueChaudière - Appalaches and Côte-Nord
Job Placement Rate
80% Job Placement Rate
20% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 2745h
33 months
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Want more info? Program details