Exploration Geologist

Employer
Alamos Gold
Location
Dubreuilville, ON, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 22, 2020
Closes
Dec 22, 2020
Ref
1818
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Overview

Reporting to the Senior Project Geologist, the Exploration Geologist will assure the proper execution of the surface regional exploration programs and will supervise the work of contractors and employees under their responsibility.

Responsibilities

  • Collection and interpretation of geological data from exploration programs, including diamond drilling, field mapping, surface sampling, re-logging, etc.
  • Drill core logging and field mapping.
  • Ensures best practices for logging, sampling, and database management are followed.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and interpretation of detailed- to regional-scale geology to identify and prioritize exploration opportunities.
  • Contribute to exploration work programs and exploration planning.
  • Work in close collaboration with contractors and any other persons placed under their responsibility.
  • All other tasks related to the regional exploration programs in the Island Gold Mine area as required by their supervisor.


Qualifications

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree in Geology or Earth Science; Post-graduate degree, an asset.
  • Minimum 1-5 years’ experience in mineral exploration.
  • Solid knowledge of orogenic gold deposit models.
  • Understanding of geological settings, deposit models, and ore-forming processes as it pertains to the latest concepts of gold deposit environments.
  • Experience in field mapping and logging of diamond drilling programs.
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety, environment, and community.
  • Self-motivated and able to perform and communicate effectively within a dynamic and evolving environment.
  • Experience with Leapfrog, ArcGIS, and SQL databases considered an asset.
  • Registered as a Geologist in Training (GIT) or Professional Geologist (P.Geo) desirable.
  • Ability to work outside in varying temperatures (year-round) and manipulate core boxes that can weigh 40-50 pounds.

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