Camp Lead (Contract - 5 months)


Smithers, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: March 1, 2024


Job Summary

Galore Creek Mining Corporation is seeking a Camp Lead to support field operations at the Galore Creek Project in northwest British Columbia.  Initially reporting to the Camp Supervisor, this role is primarily responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient day-to-day operation of the camp, including supervision of camp maintenance, catering and janitorial staff or contractors, in accordance with GCMC policies and procedures and regulatory requirements



Galore Creek Mining Corp currently operates two camps on the project site.  One road accessible camp (~96 person capacity) and one helicopter supported camp (~131 person capacity).  Start date for this role is anticipated to be May 2024 and the role will be for approximately 5 months. 


This position will be based at the Galore Creek project site on a 15 on / 13 off rotational basis inclusive of travel. This rotation is subject to change as the project requires.


Located in the territory of the Tahltan Nation in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation (Newmont) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck), is committed to advancing the asset towards a development decision with meaningful input from the Tahltan Nation and BC regulators. GCMC highly values its long-standing relationship with the Tahltan Nation, and continues to implement the 2006 Participation Agreement, including involving the Tahltan Nation in regulatory processes and review of environmental performance, and providing preferential contracting and employment opportunities.  Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development. 


More information on the Project is available at




  • Be a Courageous Safety Leader, leading by example and fostering a proactive safety and sustainability culture on the common values of health, safety, environment, and social responsibility shared by Teck and Newmont (the Partners).
  • Working with the Site Operations team to schedule, plan, and provide accommodation to staff during the execution of Environmental, Technical, and Site Sustaining Operations.
  • Supervising camp services including maintenance, catering and janitorial, ensuring compliance with GCMC procedures and Provincial and Federal regulations as they pertain to camps.
  • Ensure required water and wastewater sampling is completed and meets permit requirements.
  • Managing camp projects from inception to completion.
  • Develop multiyear plans for sustaining site assets.
  • Participate in GCMC Health and Safety program (Including SOP and JSA development, daily participation in daily tailgate safety meetings and reviews).


  • Supervision of camp catering, janitorial, and maintenance staff
  • Supervision of other contractors where required.
  • Participate in project management meetings.
  • Providing mentorship and leadership for the site catering, janitorial, and maintenance and staff.
  • Oversight of labour crews and mobile equipment crews conducting camp maintenance activities as required.
  • Support the contractor to manage food and cleaning supply inventories.
  • Review and approve menus and grocery orders.
  • Manage maintenance equipment and supply inventories.

Reporting / Inspection:


  • Daily reporting of camp numbers.
  • Book, assign and track rooms for field staff.
  • Document and report water and wastewater sampling results.
  • Document and report water and wastewater flows.
  • Document and report incinerator volumes.
  • Maintain camp checklists and audits and report out weekly.
  • Assist in year-end reporting.

The above accountabilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.



  • 5-10 years of camp maintenance or camp management experience with increasing responsibility, preferably in mining and/or construction.
  • Have a good working knowledge of:
    • Furnaces, hot water tanks, propane systems, fuel systems, incinerators, appliances, kitchen equipment, dishwashers, washers, and dryers.
    • Workforce accommodation scheduling software such as Nomadis or similar.
    • Sewage RBC Systems as well as field and lagoon systems is an asset.
  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Ability to work in remote terrain, uneven surfaces, and all-weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.
  • Must hold or be capable of obtaining a Mines Supervisory Certificate.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Experience working with and around large mobile equipment.
  • High School diploma or better.
  • Certified trade skills are a strong asset.
  • FoodSafe certification is an asset.
  • WHMIS certification is an asset.
  • Small Water / Wastewater operator’s ticket is an asset.
  • Training in water quality testing is an asset.
  • Forklift/bobcat operation certification is an asset.


Pay Range (annualized salary): $90,000 - $115,000

Pay Range (day rate equivalent): $450 - $600




At Galore Creek, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Galore Creek respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Learn more about Galore Creek at




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