Cortez - Growth Geologist

Cortez, Nevada, United States
Jan 14, 2022
Feb 13, 2022
Full Time
Position Description:

Are you a Geology professional who is looking for career growth? Nevada Gold Mines' (NGM) Mineral Resource Management 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 Growth Geologist at our Cortez operations. The ideal candidate will possess a background in geotechnical, metallurgical, and hydrologic studies.

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!


  • Work with Cortez Growth Team to develop resource and reserve opportunities at Cortez
  • Target development and definition drilling
  • Plan and lead drilling programs that meet needs
  • Collection of geologic data, mapping, sampling, RC chip and core logging
  • Ensure data integrity and implementation of QAQC procedures
  • Data synthesis, compilation, and geologic interpretation to support targeting
  • Support drill program design and safe execution
  • Deliver regular progress reports and presentations, ensure key stake holders are kept up to date on project progress
  • Participate in geotechnical, metallurgical, and hydrologic studies
  • Interpret ATV/OTV Televiewer data and apply to drill targets
  • Prepare and presents annual budget material
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Geology or Geological Engineering required
  • A minimum of (3) years of experience in mining geologypreferred
  • Ability to use standard geological computer packages required
  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential functions of position required
  • Experience with Vulcan, Leapfrog, or other mining software preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required
  • Ability to demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Ability to work within a team environment and excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to take initiative on projects and work independently required
  • High level of organization and attention to detail required
  • Demonstrated commitment to a safe work culture, ability to work safely, and completion of projects in an environmentally responsible manner required
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures and ensure fellow employees/contractors follow company policies and procedures required

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.