Underground Production Geologist (Fly-In Fly-Out)

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada
Jul 21, 2022
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time

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.


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.


Agnico Eagle is always looking for new talented team members to join our Nunavut mining operations. Meliadine is located just northwest of Rankin Inlet, a small coastal town on the shores of Hudson Bay. Commercial production began at Meliadine in mid-May 2019 and the mine officially opened at the end of June. This mine is our largest gold deposit in terms of mineral resources and we expect to operate it for at least 14 years. The site features a power plant and processing facilities, as well as a complete camp complex.


Reporting to the Underground Production Geology Coordinator, the Underground Production Geologsit is part of the Geology and collaborates with other departments of the mine. The Underground Production Geologist plays an important role in performing good geological practices in terms of providing quality geological information to mine operations to maximize the mining of the resource. He/She also plays an important role in drill hole planning and follow-up, supervising mapping - core logging - sampling - 3d modelling/interpretation activities as well as ensuring compliance with QA/QC. He/she will ensure that the goals and objectives are achieved while promoting and respecting Agnico Eagle's culture, Health & Safety Code of Conduct and the environment.
  • Manage tasks and projects as assigned by the Underground Production Geology Coordinator;
  • Assist with the management of the UG delineation drilling program - including drill hole planning, ensure priorities and targets are reached, logging drill core in a timely manner;
  • Update 3D models for production purposes;
  • Map, sample & digitize UG development in ore and in waste;
  • Ensure daily follow-up of UG production activities and assist in lining up the work days of the UG Production Geology Technicians;
  • Assist with the production geology activities such that files, maps, and records are accurate and up to date and in a timely manner;
  • Integrate the geology models into the mine plan;
  • Participate in the daily, weekly, and monthly planning meetings with operations and engineering.


  • Bachelor degree in Geology or Geological Engineering;
  • Qualifications to register with NAPEG is required;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Geology with a minimum of 1 year in underground production;
  • Experience in narrow vein gold deposit is considered an asset;
  • Underground Mining Modules/Formation Modulaire du travailleur Minier or equivalent is considered an asset;
  • Qualify for an Approval Letter for access to Explosives (or equivalent);
  • Knowledge of Datamine, Deswik, and DHLogger softwares is considered an asset;
  • Leadership, autonomy, and team spirit;
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team;
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications especially Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint;
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate in English (Oral and written). Selected candidates must attain a passing mark on the SPEEXX English language assessment.

Your Work Schedule
  • Schedule: 14 days of work, followed by 14 days for transportation and rest; flights departing from all communities in the Kivalliq region, Mirabel or Val-d'Or, Quebec.