Production Geologist

NV, United States
Competitive
Sep 14, 2022
Oct 14, 2022
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Permanent
Full Time
English
PURPOSE & SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

The primary purpose of this position is ensuring that material mined in the open pits at the mine is characterized and classified properly and delivered to the correct destination. This is accomplished by following the procedures and standards in place for optimal ore control. The production geologist will map all blast hole patterns. Log the blast hole cuttings. Conduct detailed geologic mapping of the highwalls in all the various laybacks in the active pits. Finally, the production geologist will assist in collecting monthly samples required by the Environmental department for compliance with our operating permits.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Follow safe work procedures and best practices.

•Work safely by respecting all company and Mine Safety and Health Administration standards.

•Log all production blast holes and enter the data into Blast IQ.

•Map all pertinent geologic features present in blast hole patterns.

•Perform all necessary Ore Control task including; data entry, generation of daily maps, ore and waste cut generation, and updating the AXIS/MinePlan ore control model as necessary.

•Export mining cuts to Terrain.

•Comply with all company environmental regulations.

•Willingness to perform other duties as necessary to ensure the success of the company.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:

•Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geology, Geological Engineering, or a related discipline.

•Six months of mining or exploration experience.

•Experience with MineSight and AutoCad.

•Valid driver's license.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:

•Two years' experience in mining geology, either surface or underground.

•Working knowledge of AXISMinePlan, and AcQuire.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

•Fundamental understanding of Economic Geology.

•Identification of rocks and minerals.

•Complete understanding of Excel and other MS office programs.

•Strong written and oral communication skills.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•The production geologists supervises and mentors two geologic technicians.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

•Heavy: Exerting 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or 10 to 20 lbs. of force constantly. Physical demand requirements are greater than that required for Medium Work.

OTHER DUTIES:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.