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Hydrogeologist

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Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values – Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork – which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

Check us out - https://oceanagold.com/

OGC VALUES: CARE | RESPECT | INTEGRITY | PERFORMANCE | TEAMWORK

OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/OceanaGold


Job Description

  • Coordinating and undertaking mine-related water projects and analysis. Refine dewatering/ depressurization activities, groundwater monitoring and water supply development
  • Install and maintain remote data instrumentation and transmission equipment.
  • Assist mine operations with guidance in pump sizing and pumping solutions.
  • Achieving operational efficiencies for groundwater management for the mine, particularly regarding meeting the mine plan and providing water supply security.
  • Management, analysis and evaluation of groundwater production, groundwater level / pressure and groundwater quality data.
  • Meeting compliance obligations regarding water and water reporting.
  • Working co-operatively and collaboratively with the HGM workforce, particularly geotechnical engineers, mine planners, environmental scientists, and operations staff.
  • Prepare, manage, and project water balance for mine-site.
  • Manage sub-contractors / consultants, and develop work plans and scopes
  • Oversee drilling services contractors as necessary.
  • All other duties as reasonably assigned. 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in hydrogeology, water resources engineering, or other relevant discipline. Masters degree a plus.
  • U.S. citizen or eligible to work in US without sponsorship.
  • Familiarity with general best practices related to groundwater / surface water management.
  • Familiarity with mine dewatering and mine water management a plus.
  • Willingness to relocate to South Carolina
  • Willingness to learn new skills in the water management field.
  • 1-10 years of working experience, preferred in the mining industry.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the workday.
  • Occasionally may be required to work early morning or evening hours to meet global organizational needs.
  • Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

OGC VALUES: CARE | RESPECT | INTEGRITY | PERFORMANCE | TEAMWORK

OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:

https://careers.oceanagold.com/jobs

Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. 

NO APPLICATIONS FROM EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

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