Barrick Gold

Senior Geologist - Geological Modelling

Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
May 01, 2021
May 31, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
About Barrick & Hemlo

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in north western Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground residential mine site.
This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country/cottages, camping, boating, beaches, golf, downhill skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter; you'll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo.

With two communities in close proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you'll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life.

Position Description:

The Senior or Intermediate 'Geologist, Geological Modelling' will focus on understanding the overall geological environment of the mine, with particular focus on the controls on mineralization. The role will involve coordinating geological interpretation and modelling work carried out by groups of geologists involved in Exploration, Mineral Resource Growth, Grade Control Drilling, Mineral Resource Estimation, UG grade control, and the Hemlo Ground Control team.


  • Coordination between various groups within the Mineral Resource Management (MRM) and Exploration teams to ensure consistency and coordination with regard to legends, data capture and naming, methodology, interpretation.
  • Creation and/or maintenance of various geologic model to assist with resource / reserve drilling, ore interpretation and metallurgical studies
  • Assist in the creation and/or presentation of geologic information throughout Hemlo and Barrick
  • Assist in planning and monitoring the results of Growth drilling programs
  • Identify geologic opportunities and work collaboratively with the MRM, exploration, and miner operations to realize the full potential of the Hemlo deposit.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time by the Mineral Resource Manager including, but not limited to, site and corporate reporting, and safety and training initiatives

  • Minimum 5 years' experience underground environment
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology
  • Registered, or eligible to register, as a Professional Geoscientist with PGO
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access)
  • Experience with 3D modeling software, geological database software, mapping software, and planning software. Vulcan / Leapfrog, AcQuire, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and Deswik experience would be highly regarded
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to walk significant grades underground and lift 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Strong communication, computing, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with engineering and production personnel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, motivated self-starter with high standards expected of themselves and others
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced mine production environment.
What we can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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