Sr. Resource Geologist

ASARCO LLC
Tucson , AZ , US
Competitive
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 22, 2022
2796
Full Time
English
POSITION: Senior Resource Geologist

Reporting to the Resource Manager, Americas Mining Corporation's (AMC) is looking for a Senior Resource Geologist to perform resource calculations for its open pit copper operations in Mexico. The position is based in Sahuarita, AZ, with frequent travel to Mexico.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform audits to assure quality of geologic databases.
  • Guide projects in best practices (SME/CIM) for collection and storage of geologic data.
  • Create reliable geologic models relevant to mining and processing needs.
  • Work with production geologists at the operations to ensure geologic modeling is accurate to mapping.
  • Perform model reconciliations to ore control and mill reports.
  • Perform geostatistical evaluations of data in support of geologic domaining, capping, search neighborhoods and variography. A thorough understanding of variography and its applications are required.
  • Complete model validation work according to industry standards.
  • Complete technical summary documentation (S-K 1300) for each resource calculation.
  • Make recommendations for additional definition or exploration drilling.
  • Mentor and train production geologist in modeling techniques.
  • Work as directed.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE and CAPABILITIES:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience.
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English.
  • Ten (10) years of industry experience, including five (5) years of resource modeling in porphyry copper deposits.
  • Geostatistical coursework beyond bachelor's degree.
  • Excellent knowledge of Leapfrog Geo and EDGE modeling software.
  • Working knowledge of Hexagon, Surpac, Datamine or other Mine Planning / Modeling software.
  • Management of computerized databases.
  • Professional registration (CPG or PG preferred).
  • Ability to interact with the company's geologic team to meet company goals and to build an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork.