The St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project will have a very positive, significant employment impact on St. Lawrence and the Burin Peninsula.

• 350 – 400 construction jobs for 2 years

• 200 full time operations phase jobs for 10 years

• 525 indirect jobs

• Direct salaries of approximately $10 million per year

CFI is an equal opportunity employer and has implemented a Gender Equity and Diversity Program, as well as training and apprenticeship programs.

CFI is committed to local employment, to maximize local benefits, both through direct employment and training the local workforce.

It is possible that the life of the mine could be significantly longer than 10 years, resulting in longer operational jobs – direct and indirect.

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CFI is committed to treating our employees with respect and dignity, and to encouraging, measuring, and regarding exceptional performance. We commit to providing adequate worker training along with a safe and healthy environment in which all employees have opportunities to accomplish their full potential.


Mine construction and development will take place over a two-year period, and it will result in a peak employment of approximately 350-400 workers. Human Resources planning for the construction phase is already in progress and the development of employment equity, apprenticeship and training, and entry requirement strategies has begun.

The construction workforce will include a wide range of occupations, which are anticipated to be full-time in nature. Positions expected to be available during the construction phase include some of the following:

Construction crews work on the inside of the mill.

  • Pipefitters
  • Millwrights
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Construction Labourers
  • Industrial Painters
  • Project Schedulers

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Concrete Finishers
  • Construction Supervisors

  • Scaffolders
  • Iron Workers
  • Welders
  • Insulators
  • Crane Operators

  • Truck Drivers
  • Drillers
  • Blasters
  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • QA/QC Personnel



CFI is committed to building upon and developing the skills, experience and education of all employees, enabling them to advance along their chosen career path.

Hiring preferences will be aimed at residents within the local area, the Burin Peninsula and then Newfoundland and Labrador. This will be achieved by encouraging young people to begin planning their future today, and by offering training and development opportunities throughout the life of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project.

CFI expects to employ approximately 200 full time positions during the 10-year operations phase. Positions expected to be required to safely run the Project in an efficient manner, include the following:

  • Automotive Mechanics
  • Blasters
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Heavy Duty Mechanics
  • Process Plant Operators
  • Accountants

  • Millwrights
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Administration Support
  • Electricians
  • Metallurgist
  • HSE Coordinators

  • Instrumentation Technicians
  • General Labourers
  • Training Coordinators
  • Haul Truck Drivers
  • Mine Engineers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators

  • Surveyors
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Drillers
  • Geologist
  • Warehousepersons
  • Operations Supervisors


Canada Fluorspar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. It is our policy to assure that applicants are considered and employees are treated fairly during their employment without regard to race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, social origin, religious creed, religion, age, disability, disfigurement, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, source of income and political opinion, or any other characteristic protected by federal and provincial laws.

To support the continued growth and development of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project, we are seeking talented, skilled and enthusiastic people to join our team. If you feel you have the right skills to be a member of our world-class team, start by reviewing the current opportunities below.



Please check back often for the latest career opportunities. Feel free to send your resume to us at We will keep it on record for future opportunities.

Please see the table below for current opportunities or job status for recently posted positions. To see the posting including job description, please click on the corresponding competition number.

Permanent Positions Competition Number Posting Date Closing Date Status
Millwright 2019-026 May 15, 2019 May 17, 2019 Ongoing
Excavator Operator 2019-022 April 30, 2019 May 3, 2019 Ongoing
Control Room Operator 2019-007 March 21, 2019 March 29, 2019 Ongoing
Training Administrator 2019-006 March 21, 2019 March 28, 2019 Ongoing
Health & Safety Advisor 2019-005 March 18, 2019 March 22, 2019 FILLED
Heavy Duty Mechanic 2018-121 December 5, 2018 December 14, 2018 Ongoing
Temporary Positions Competition Number Posting Date Closing Date Status
Pipe Welder 2019-029 May 23, 2019 May 27, 2019 Ongoing
Pipefitter 2019-028 May 23, 2019 May 27, 2019 Ongoing
Excavator Operator 2019-027 May 23, 2019 May 27, 2019 Ongoing
Jr. Geologist / Geological Technician 2019-025 May 15, 2019 May 17, 2019 Ongoing
Labourer – Wash Plant 2019-024 May 15, 2019 May 17, 2019 Ongoing
Haul Truck Operator 2019-021 April 30, 2019 May 3, 2019 FILLED
Crusher Operator 2019-020 April 30, 2019 May 3, 2019 Ongoing
Security Officer 2019-019 April 29, 2019 May 1, 2019 Ongoing
Civil Technologist 2019-018 April 24, 2019 April 29, 2019 Ongoing
Dozer Operator’s 2019-017 April 22, 2019 April 26, 2019 Ongoing
Mine Blaster 2019-016 April 15, 2019 April 18, 2019 FILLED
Crusher Millwright / Mechanic 2019-015 April 8, 2019 OPEN Ongoing
General Labourer 2019-014 April 8, 2019 April 10, 2019 Ongoing
Project Geologist – Exploration 2019-013 April 8, 2019 April 12, 2019 FILLED
Core Logging Geologist 2019-012 April 8, 2019 April 12, 2019 FILLED
Core Cutting Technician – Labourer 2019-011 April 8, 2019 April 12, 2019 FILLED
Ironworker 2019-010 April 4, 2019 April 8, 2019 Ongoing
Accounts Payable Clerk 2019-009 March 25, 2019 April 1, 2019 Ongoing
Crusher Helper 2019-004 March 7, 2019 March 12, 2019 FILLED
Laboratory Technician 2019-003 March 7, 2019 March 12, 2019 FILLED




CFI is committed to employing as many people from St. Lawrence and surrounding areas as possible. To assist in our recruitment efforts, CFI has formed a partnership with Keyin College, a Newfoundland and Labrador training institution, to train students for jobs in mining and milling.