Geologist - Ferrous Exploration (Fixed Term - Seasonal)

Baffinland Iron Mines
Mary River, Nunavut, Canada
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Mission for this Position

About Us

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world's most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

Reporting to the Ferrous Project Geologists, assist with the execution of Baffinland's Ferrous exploration program. Under the supervision of the Ferrous Exploration Manager and Ferrous Project Geologists, in collaboration with other Geologists, execute the Ferrous exploration programs in such a manner that ensures the operational and health and safety goals are successfully attained.

The position is site based with 3 weeks on / 3 weeks off rotation and will be on a fixed term contract from May 2022 - October 2022.

Main Accountabilities

  • Follow and adhere to Baffinland's Environment, Health and Safety Policies and Standards at all times.
  • Geotechnical and lithological logging, geochemical sample preparation, database entry
  • Performing downhole surveys
  • Detailed core logging
  • Assist with core storage and retrieval
  • Assist with the preparation of reports, maps & sections
  • Assist with drill site environment, health and safety checks to ensure compliance by drill contractors
  • Conducting prospecting traverses, collection and processing surface samples
  • General camp duties that may occur in the course of supporting Exploration programs

Main Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree Earth Science or Geology.
  • 3-5 field seasons and or drill campaigns.
  • Core logging experience required.
  • Registered as a GIT or have the ability to do so in Nunavut.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of industry standard database and GIS software.
  • Hold or be able to obtain a valid Standard First Aid / CPR certificate.
  • Hold or be able to obtain a site drivers license.
  • Ability to lift and carry ~30 kg of boxed core
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