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[Geologist] Seeking Underground Geologist outside of Reno, NV

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Posted by: Geotemps, Inc. <amoreno@geotemps.com> on March 17, 2019 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Post Number: 518281
Posted By: Geotemps, Inc.
Posted On: 2019-03-17 00:04:01
Email Address: amoreno@geotemps.com
Subject: [Geologist] Seeking Underground Geologist outside of Reno, NV
State: Nevada
Country: United States

Job Description:

The Mine Geologist is responsible for day-to-day underground ore control and mapping activities, assisting with underground drilling programs, and core logging. Works with the Geology Team to advance projects, support the geology data collection and provide technical support to operations and advanced projects. This position is expected to last between 2-3 months. Pay is $35/hr.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Daily underground ore control and reporting
• Underground mapping and collection of geological and geotechnical information
• Routine supervision of drilling activities
• Geologic and geotechnical data collection from drill core
• Assist in updating geological interpretations
• Responsible for maintaining and collating face maps, grade reports, and underground hydrologic data
• Assist with geological studies
• Assist with grade reconciliation program
• Other tasks as required in support of company objectives

Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology
• 2-5 years total professional experience in the mining industry
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in underground hard rock mining
• Experience with logging diamond drill core
• Familiarity with mineralized systems, rock alteration, geologic and structural mapping
• Experience in skarn and base metals systems preferred
• Strong understanding of mining operations and drill techniques
• Capable of utilizing latest computer & software technologies such as Microsoft office products, CAD software, and mining programs such as Vulcan, Leapfrog, MineSite, Deswik or Datamine

• Ability to effectively communicate and interact with individuals and groups and contractors
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and active listening skills
• Effective analytical skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels of internal employees and external stakeholders
• Highly effective organizational skills
• Ability to communicate effectively in one-on-one, small and large group settings
• Ability to take initiative and work independently in a results-oriented environment

Physical and Mental Demands and Requirements:
The Mine Geologist will work primarily in the field and/or core logging facility. The incumbent must be able to:
• Regularly lift and carry 55 lbs. in weight; occasionally up to 75 lbs. as needed
• Valid driver’s license
• Periodically work in environmental extremes (i.e. hot or cold weather)
• Sit or stand for extended periods of time
• Stay alert during periods of inactivity
• Walk on uneven ground
• Ability to work in an underground environment

Work Schedule and Personal Protective Equipment:

The incumbent works a minimum 40 hour/week schedule in support of department objectives which may include shift work. Personal Protective Equipment required for the field work portion of this position includes, but is not limited to, hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed boots. All equipment must be MSHA approved as applicable.

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