Exploration Geologist (temporary)

Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Competitive
Mar 30, 2021
Apr 15, 2021
ONT00010
Permanent
Full Time
English
WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN A CAREER?

At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.

WHAT DOES AGNICO EAGLE VALUE?

We value you - your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.

ABOUT OUR OPERATION:

The main objective of the Exploration team is to ensure that a strong pipeline of projects supports the reserves base and production capacity while maintaining the quality, manageability and adequacy of our future investments. We focus on increasing reserves and gold production in mining-friendly areas through early-stage acquisition opportunities and adding value using our expertise in exploration and mine development. Through our internal expansion projects, including advanced exploration work at our Kirkland Lake project, as well as other ongoing exploration activities and acquisitions, joint ventures and potential partnerships, we are well positioned to continue growing our production.

The 100% owned Kirkland Lake project in northeastern Ontario covers approximately 25,506 hectares, a large property that is approximately 35 kilometres long by 17 kilometres wide and includes numerous gold deposits and occurrences, the most advanced of which is the Upper Beaver deposit. Ongoing studies and conversion and expansion drilling programs are under way at Upper Beaver, as well as various exploration activities elsewhere on the project.

YOUR NEXT CHALLENGE:

Reporting to the Exploration General Supervisor, the incumbent is a member of the Exploration team, works on various exploration sites and collaborates with other members of the division. He is responsible for carrying out surface exploration work on the properties.

Responsibilities:
  • Help plan and oversee exploration diamond drilling and surface exploration programs at various stages of mineral development;
  • Log exploration drill core;
  • Perform geological mapping, sampling and prospection activities;
  • Use data from multiple sources to generate geological interpretations and maps;
  • Participate in the reporting of activities;
  • Participate in the generation of exploration targets;
  • Interact with and supervise contractors;
  • Keep databases up to date for surface exploration and diamond drilling data;
  • Participate to the health & safety meetings and ensure that environmental and safety protocols are followed on the work sites.


WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Bachelor's degree in geology or geological engineering;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in surface and/or underground mineral exploration;
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications;
  • Knowledge of Datamine, DHLogger/Fusion, ArcGIS and Leapfrog is an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team;
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate in English (Oral and written);
  • Autonomous, well organized;
  • Eligibility to P.Geo. or GIT status in the province of Ontario;
  • Valid driver's license.


YOUR WORK SCHEDULE

The contract is temporary, for an indefinite period.
Schedule: 8 days of work, followed by 6 days for transportation and rest;
Based in Dobie, near Kirkland Lake (Exploration office).