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Cortez - Exploration Project Geologist

Barrick / Nevada Gold
Elko, NV, United States
Closing date
Dec 3, 2023

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Position Description:

Are you a Geology professional who is looking for career growth? Nevada Gold Mines' (NGM) Exploration team has the perfect opportunity for you!

At NGM, our vision is to be the world's most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and operating the best assets with the best people. Our people division is growing, and we are looking for an Exploration Project Geologist to join our team.

As part of the Exploration team, the successful candidate is required to have a passion for discovery. The candidate ought to be self-motivated, and able to thrive in a team environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in hard-rock geology and possess knowledge of ore forming processes.

At NGM, we are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities. We offer a generous benefits package which includes a competitive medical, dental, and vision plan with national provider networks, a 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, paid time off, company-sponsored medical clinics, company match share purchase program, and much more!

  • Ensure safety and health, environmental, and community relations procedures are in place and followed
  • Supervision of geologic staff
  • Completes and supervises the collection of geologic mapping, sampling, RC chip and core logging, geologic data compilation/synthesis and interpretation, and geologic modeling to support targeting
  • Interpret ATV/OTV Televiewer data and apply to drill targets
  • Design and execute exploration programs with minimal supervision
  • Review and provides feedback on technical and project proposal, and ensures adherence to best practices
  • Ensure data integrity and implementation of QAQC procedures
  • Ensure projects have clear and appropriate decision points and that they are adhered to
  • Ensure projects are completed safely, on time, and on budget
  • Ensure key stake holders are kept up to date on project progress
  • Prepares and presents annual budget material
  • Deliver regular progress reports and presentations
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology or related field required, Masters preferred
  • 3-7 years of experience in mining/mineral exploration
  • Demonstrated commitment to a safe work culture, ability to work safely, and completion of projects in an environmentally responsible manner
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures and ensure fellow employees/contractors follow company policies and procedures
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Self-starter that can prioritize heavy workload and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written skills, team leadership, and problem-solving skills
  • Possess a high-level of organization and attention to detail with the ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Competence in mineralogy, structural geology, with field experience
  • Experience in geologic mapping, sampling, logging, sectional interpretation, and modeling
  • Knowledge of Carlin-type systems
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
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Nevada Gold Mine locations
  • Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
About Nevada Gold Mines

Nevada Gold Mines is a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corporation (61.5%) and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (38.5%), combining their significant assets across Nevada to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world and realize the full potential of these mines through synergies and best-in-class operational improvements.

The massive mining operation comprises 8 mines along with their associated infrastructure and processing facilities that produced an estimated 4 million ounces of gold in 2018. Three of these assets are Tier One gold mines: Barrick's Cortez; the combination of Barrick's Goldstrike and Newmont Goldcorp's Carlin; and the combination of Barrick's Turquoise Ridge and Newmont Goldcorp's Twin Creeks. In addition, Barrick's Goldrush-Fourmile project has the potential to become the fourth Tier One asset in this portfolio. The new JV is expected to generate around $5 billion in cost savings over the next five years. Nevada Gold Mines is operated by Barrick.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Identification 224061

Posting Date 2023-03-20

Job Schedule Full time

Job Category Exploration

Locations Elko, NV, United States

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