Looking for a challenge? Want to be at the forefront of our operations? Take the next big step in your career. Explore the various opportunities available to join our team. 

Burgundy Diamond Mines is a global diamond mining company and one of the world’s largest producers and suppliers of premium rough diamond assortments to the global market. We own and operate the Ekati Diamond Mine, located approximately 300 kilometers northeast of Yellowknife. Burgundy is positioning itself to be a sector leader through its innovative strategy and unique vertically integrated business model, focused on capturing margins along the full value chain of the diamond market.

Why Work at Burgundy Diamonds?

Burgundy Diamonds Apprenticeship Program

Burgundy Diamonds offers apprenticeships in various trades including, heavy equipment technician, millwright, electrical, plumber and carpenter. Apprentices are given the opportunity to work closely with their selected mentor or journeyperson who supports their apprentices continued practical education when not at school. The program also enables participation in skills competitions, when viable, which helps the apprentices develop knowledge and confidence in their abilities.

Ekati Diamond Mine

Canada's Northwest Territories

Ekati Mine Lodging Amenities

The Ekati Mine hosts a dynamic working community of talented and hardworking individuals. Approximately 1,100 employees and contractors work at the Ekati site. Our campsite lodging amenities at Ekati Mine, include individual private bedrooms, a full-service dining room, on-site concession store, laundry room, a TV lounge and games room, and a fully equipped gym with a wide range of cardio and weight equipment, as well as a running track and squash courts.

Frequently Asked Questions

After you submit your online application we will send you an automated email response, confirming receipt of your application. Burgundy Diamonds recruiters and hiring supervisors responsible for each job you apply for, will review your skills and experience and inform you if your application is to be progressed further in the selection process. If you are not successful, we will retain your resume in our database. Should a future position match your skill set, an Burgundy Diamonds recruiter may contact you.

Yes. You are welcome to apply for any of our job postings that you believe match your skill set and career aspirations.

If you have a current email, you will need to setup a profile (first time applications only) and apply online. It is in your interest to apply online so that your application is electronically stored in our resume database. This will allow the team of recruiters and hiring supervisors to review your strengths and the opportunities available.

Alternatively, if you do not have an email address and reside in the Northwest Territories or Nunavut, you can fax your application specifying the job posting reference number to 1-867-669-6134.

Recruiting Scams

Please be aware of recruiting scams and note that Burgundy Diamonds does not recruit through social media such as Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. All job postings are listed on our website. During the initial recruiting process, Burgundy Diamonds does not request non-work related personal information such as a social security number, credit card number, date of birth, bank account information or marital status, either online, by email, phone or fax. Burgundy Diamonds never seeks fees from either prospective employees or contractors.

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