Lab Technician

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth focused globally relevant gold company. Evolution was created in late 2011 and operates five wholly owned mines accross Australia and Ontario, Canada. We are passionate about our values of safety, excellence, accountibility and respect and they underpin everything we do.




Laboratory Technician

The purpose of the Lab Technician role is to be responsible for completing metallurgical test work, assisting with refinery operations, conducting elemental analysis on samples and in general, contributing to the safety, cost effective and most efficient recovery operation at Evolution Mining Red Lake Operation.


  • Roster: 8 days on / 6 days off – 10.5-hour shifts
  • We offer competitive salaries, bonus structures and future growth
  • Location: Red Lake, Canada


At Evolution, we’re passionate about Our Culture and Values.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity, offering exceptional career environments at our Sites and our Group Office, that are challenging, rewarding and fun for all employees. We are regularly supporting our employees’ work-life integration and provide a stimulating and inclusive environment to foster development.


About us

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate five wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland.

We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, with local applicants encouraged to apply.


About the role

The Lab Technician role is a great opportunity to work as part of our Processing Team. Key result areas in this role include:

  • Analyze samples to determine percentage of metals content using prescribed testing methods (acid digestion, AA, Fire Assay).
  • Prepare samples for analysis (crush, pulverize, split, riffle).
  • Perform grinding, carbon activity, leach, flotation and other metallurgical test work on a routine basis.
  • Initiate, conduct testing, and monitor new products and methods to improve recovery and to ensure most efficient operation of process plant.
  • Produce timely and accurate test results
  • Contribute to overall success of the team


About our Operation

Our Red Lake Operation is located in an area where you will experience the best in Northern lifestyle, in the heart of a lake-studded, boreal forest region in Sunset Country. Red Lake is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and incredible Canadian fishing in the many freshwater lakes in the area. The Red Lake district is located 180 kilometers north of Dryden about 100 kilometers from the Manitoba border in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. It spans 42,000 hectares and has produced over 29 million ounces of gold since 1949. Our Red Lake Operation includes the Red Lake and Campbell underground mining and processing complexes, and Cochenour, a potential new source of ore. As Evolution’s newest asset and our first in North America, we are excited by the opportunities here.


Safety is our priority

The safety, health and wellbeing of our people and the communities in which we operate are of paramount importance to us. We believe that every injury is preventable, and we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour, enabling everyone to work together towards an injury free workplace.  


About you

As a Lab Technician, you will have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:      

  • Strong attention to detail and good numeric and analytical ability
  • Competent computer skills with proficiency using spreadsheets and databases
  • Ability to lift 22 kg
  • Possesses a strong work ethic
  • Works productively alone or in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and functions effectively under pressure
  • Flexible team player


Closing date:       January 28, 2021

We thank you for taking the time to submit your application. For more information, you can contact recruitment@evolutionmining.com

External candidates can apply online by visiting https://careers.evolutionmining.com.au

Internal candidates must apply through ERROLL under internal vacancies.


We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to build our team. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who will appreciate what you bring to the table. You will set and achieve goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape and contribute to the Evolution vision. As an equal opportunity employer, Evolution is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 



What Now?
Click the Apply Now button, or to discover more about us and how you can be part of the Evolution story, go to www.evolutionmining.com.au/discover