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