Mine Project Geologist

JOB RESPONSIBILITES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

- Be a leader in safety & health, environmental, and community relations

- Ensure compliance with all environmental and regulatory laws

- Ensure timely release of ore and waste polygons to direct mining

- Ensure timely delivery of blast hole samples to assay lab, with prioritization as needed

- Conduct and oversee QAQC of blast hole samples with insertion of controls

- Evaluate assay QAQC data; explain and communicate precision and/or contamination issues

- Maximize ore recovery and minimize dilution with stockpiling and ore blending using analytical and geological constraints

- Monitor and understand blast heave, with recommendations

- Reconcile modelled vs grade control vs mined ore and waste; explain variances

- Conduct logging of blast hole samples

- Monitor blast hole sampling and costs/productivity

- Conduct geological pit mapping

 

 

PEOPLE & COMMUNICATION

- Strong organizational and time management skills

- Self-motivated and acts with a sense of urgency

- Work closely with mining & process teams to optimize ore/waste mining and ROM pad delivery

- Ensure consistency with Company values, strategy & adherence to best practices

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

- Bachelor of Science in Geology or closely related field

- Advanced degree preferred in Economic Geology or closely related field

- 1-5 years of metalliferous open pit geology production experience

- underground experience advantageous

- competent in MS Office, ArcGIS, acQuire and Vulcan  

- Competent in reconciliation, sampling and QAQC

- Strong mapping and structural geology skills

- Understanding of economic parameters of mining operations

- Legally able work in the USA

- Possess a valid USA drivers’ license

- Fluent in English with exemplary verbal and written communication skills


2 Jul 2019

Sector:
Private
Work Type:
Permanent
Country:
United States
Location:
Haile Operations
Reference:
Date expires:
3 Aug 2019
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