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VIC Progressive is looking for a catering service / camp cook service for a 3-4 month project in Musquodoboit-Moose River, Nova Scotia. (August-December 2016)

The experienced company or individual(s) will need to be able to plan, prepare, serve good breakfasts/lunches/dinners for appr 12-15 people per day in a 24/7 operation.

Please send your details/questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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VIC  Progressive is looking for a Surface Driller and Drill Helper in the Fredericton, New Brunswick area. 40+ hours/week, $25/h and $19.25/h after probation. If you have experience  as a Diamond Driller or Diamond Drill Helper and would be interested in this position  please forward your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or hand it in at our Sussex office (12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB),  Monday-Friday between 08:00am-05:00pm! You can also fax it: 506-432-4717

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VIC  Progressive is looking for a Surface Drill Helper in the Fredericton, New Brunswick area. 40+ hours/week, $19.25/h after probation. If you have experience  as a Diamond Drill Helper, live relatively local and would be interested in this position  please forward your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or hand it in at our Sussex office (12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB),  Monday-Friday between 08:00am-05:00pm! You can also fax it: 506-432-4717
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VIC Progressive is looking to fill the position of a Business Development Manager. The primary role of the candidate is to prospect for new clients, to develop a rapport with new clients, and set targets for sales while providing support that will continually improve the relationship.

They are also required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients.

Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the business manager’s responsibility to develop the pipeline of new business coming into the company. This will require a thorough knowledge of the mining and drilling market, the solutions/services the company can provide, and of the company’s competitors.

Duties of a Business Development Manager:

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Cold call as appropriate within your market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
  • Plan approaches and pitches. Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the solution/service.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.
  • Present an image that mirrors that of the client.

Requirements/Education

The business development management position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience, preferably in the mining or drilling industry. The candidate will bring the necessary safety awareness for the job and has to be able to travel and work flexible hours. Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office are a requirement. All other necessary training will be provided

Interested candidates should submit resumes in confidence to:

VIC Progressive / Human Resources / 'Business Development Manager'

PO BOX 4965 / Sussex, NB, E4E 5L7

Fax: 506-432-4717 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The magazines PROFIT and Chatelaine today ranked VIC Progressive's President Laura Araneda #76 on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published in the June issue of Canadian Business (available now) and online at PROFITguide.com and Chatelaine.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs with a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and run.

Here you find the link to the list

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A day of music and fun will be held in support of our colleague and Diamond Driller Doug Mercer and his Family on Sunday, November 09th 2014 between 01:00 pm and 05:00 pm at the Norton Legion, New Brunswick. During this day we will be holding a Silent Auction, Chinese Auction, Live Auction...with a table full of baked goods, BBQ etc. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

 

Diamond Driller Doug Mercer

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VIC Progressive are looking to fill Diamond Driller positions for a PQ Surface Drilling job in New Brunswick in September/October. 4-6 week contract position. Camp. Position will require pre employment drug & alcohol testing.  

Please forward you resume asap...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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VIC Progressive are looking to fill Mechanic positions (red seal) in the Sussex, NB area. Start date: mid August. Position will very likely involve shift work and working underground.

If you are a licensed Auto Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Mechanic and interested in a mining related position please forward us your resume...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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VIC Progressive are looking to fill Electrician positions (red seal) in the Sussex, NB area. Preferably construction/industrial background. Start date: immediately. Position will very likely involve shift work and working underground.

Please forward you resume...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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VIC  Progressive is looking for a Surface Drill Helper in the Fredericton, New Brunswick area. If you have experience  as a Diamond drill helper, live relatively local and would be interested in this position  please forward your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or hand it in at our Sussex, NB office, 44 Vail Court between 08:00am-05:00pm! You can also fax it: 506-432-4717

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VIC Progressive is looking to fill mining construction positions in Sussex, New Brunswick. The candidate would have at least 5 years experience running scissor lifts, stopers and jack legs to support underground construction. This would include the installation of ground support, rabbit ears, brackets, belt lines etc.

If you are interested please forward your resume before Thursday April 17th to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or hand it in at our Sussex office, 44 Vail Court between 08:00am-05:00pm! You can also fax it: 506-432-4717

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VIC Progressive had a nice company feature on CBC's Radio One show 'Shift/Made in New Brunswick' with  Paul Castle and Janice MacPherson. Here you can find the link to the CBC player or to the actual program

 

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Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling's president Laura Araneda was added to the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies' (AIMS) Board of Directors. Please read the full article here

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Atricle dans la revue minière du Québec (2013/2014)/ article in the Quebec Mining Review (2013/2014). To read the article please visit the press section or click here

 

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VPDD's President Laura Araneda and Project Manager Gerald Pearson represented the drilling company at this years career day at the Sussex Middle School on Nov 5th. All had a great time! Future Miners? Future Drillers?

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Article in today's Daily Telegraph and Kings County Record. Laura Araneda talks about VPDD's new manufacturing facility in Penobsquis, New Brunswick. Please read full article here or in our press section on www.progressivedrilling.com

 

 

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Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling's President Laura Araneda made the 'W100-Canada's Top Women Entrepreneurs' list again for the third time in 4 years. Now in its 15th year, the PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 ranking and awards program became Canada's largest celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women. The W100 ranks female entrepreneurs by a composite score that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the companies they own and/or manage. Here is the link to the W100 list.

The Winners are honoured in the November issues of the PROFIT and the Chatelaine magazine and year-round on PROFITguide.com.

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For our Sussex/Penobsquis (New Brunswick, Canada) operations we are looking for a Licensed Industrial Mechanic (or other Licensed Mechanic with extensive Bearing Installation Knowledge!).  If you are a Self Employed/Not Employed/Flexible Mechanic interested starting a contractor job (as contractors we can't guarantee full time and long time positions) please quote "Lic. Mechanic/Bearings' and send your resume/CV to: 

fax: (00)1 506-432-4717  /email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling , P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 44 Vail Court in Sussex, NB, E4E 2R9, Canada. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

 

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For our Sussex/Penobsquis (New Brunswick, Canada) operations we are looking for a F4 Qualified Welder. If you are Self Employed/Not Employed/Flexible to do casual work on the side (as a contractor we can't guarantee full time and long time positions) and if you are also willing to do non welding related labor tasks please quote "F4 Qualified" and send your resume/CV before Tuesday September 10th 2013 to:

fax: (00)1 506-432-4717  /email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling , P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 44 Vail Court in Sussex, NB, E4E 2R9, Canada. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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