Project Resource Geologist

Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Competitive
Nov 24, 2021
Dec 24, 2021
1910736
Permanent
Full Time
English
Northern Star Resources is the global gold growth company, with three large, high margin production centres exclusively in the tier one locations of Western Australia and Alaska, USA. Production guidance is 1.6 million ounces in the current financial year, before climbing to 2 million ounces by FY27. Current Reserves of 19Moz underpin long mine lives across the portfolio, with further upside from an enviable track record in exploration and discovery. Responsible and progressive ESG practices are integral to the Northern Star business.

We currently have an exciting opportunity at our Pogo operation for a Project Resource Geologist to join our high performing team on an attractive 15/13 roster. Pogo is a world class and well-established gold mining operation located in central Alaska.

This opening is available for a keen Project Geologist to fast track their career in the field of Resource Geology. In this role, you will enhance your skills in 3D modelling using industry leading software packages and gain exposure to the practical side of Resource Estimation, to get you ready for promotional opportunities within the team, to see you grow into a senior capacity with our business.

As the Project Resource Geologist, your main responsibilities will include:

  • The execution of site grade control models.
  • Meeting deadlines for key deliverables to drive production.
  • 3D modelling of a gold narrow vein ore body .
  • Resource estimation.
  • Report writing.
  • QA/QC monitoring, including lab audits.
  • Core logging.
  • Leading specialist projects as assigned by your mentor.
  • Leading the validation of the geology mapping and assay results to ensure integrity of data.


Required skills and experience:

  • A degree in Geology, preferably with Honours, from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Minimum 3 years geological experience in the mining industry, the majority of which is preferably in gold or an underground operation.
  • Previous exposure to resource and grade control estimation processes.
  • Sound experience in wireframing.
  • Experience in the use of Geological Software (Vulcan, Leapfrog, AcQuire or similar)
  • Great interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with multiple departments
  • A Covid Vaccine is required as a condition of employment for all employees hired on or after July 12, 2021.
    • Either one round of Pfizer or Moderna, or the J&J COVID-19 Vaccine is required prior to beginning work for Northern Star (Pogo) LLC. If Pfizer or Moderna, the second vaccine shot will then be needed as scheduled to complete the requirement.
    • Requests for exceptions to this requirement, for reasons such as a candidate's religious beliefs or disability status, will be considered on a case by case basis and determined by the general manager.

Why join us?

When you join our Company, you join the Northern Star Team. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.

In joining Northern Star, you'll experience:

  • Vibrant hub of activity on site, with beautiful landscapes across the mine.
  • Exciting, fast paced work environment, with a world class, geologically fascinating orebody.
  • Experience being a key part of a successful and motivated team.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within the resource group, with a leader who is invested in your personal career growth.
  • Great company culture with the opportunity to lead and develop a great workforce.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses, insurances and exceptional benefits.
  • Membership access to our GOLDSTARR reward gateway program.


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