Mine Geologist
Snow Lake, MB, Canada
3d ago

Exciting career opportunities. Bold lifestyle adventures. A culture of collaboration. Interested? Let’s talk.

Who we are :

Hudbay Minerals Inc. is a vertically integrated mining company that operates mines, concentrators and metal production facilities.

Our vision is of a growing, well managed and consistently profitable company that provides value to our shareholders. Exploration success and continuous improvement in safety, health, environment and operating performance drive the company’s value.

Our employees at every level of the company demonstrate ethics and integrity, take on accountability and achieve success.

Strategic planning is core strength with plan execution enhanced by high levels of understanding and collaboration. Our company strives to build mutual trust and respect with all of our stakeholder groups.

The Opportunity :

We are seeking a qualified Mine Geologist to work with our Lalor Mine Geology team, located in Snow Lake, MB. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including pension, retiree benefits and employee share purchase plan as well as profit sharing.

Relocation packages and housing assistance is available to move you and your family to the vibrant community of Snow Lake.

Live in camp accommodation and meals are available to the successful candidate that is not relocating and requires travel to Snow Lake.

Please note that this opportunity is NOT a fly-in-fly-out position.

The successful candidate will provide geological services (grade control, mapping, mineability and dilution control etc) to mine operations for the proper execution of the mining plan.

He or She will support and execute diamond drilling programs and interpret the results to explore for additional resources.

They may be required to construct and re-evaluate resource wireframes to optimize mineralizing domains for resource model design and evaluation.

Maximize profitability by increasing mineability and minimizing dilution through design and on-site direction.

Accountabilities :

  • Follow departmental safety program and maintain safety standards
  • Provide geological support to Engineering, Supervision and Operations in an underground setting
  • Provide grade control monitoring for assigned area in the mine.
  • Communication of daily geology information to operations by clear, concise verbal and written instructions.
  • Communicate cutoff grade calls to operations in order to maximize ore recovery.
  • Conduct geological and structural back mapping.
  • Prepare diamond drill layouts for definition drilling and log the associated core.
  • Collect geological data for the purpose of ore interpretation and reserve and resource calculations.
  • Communicate changes in ore interpretation to engineering and operations.
  • Communicate observed and potential safety hazards to mine supervision.
  • Carry out specific accountabilities as assigned by the Chief Mine Geologist.
  • Identify, analyze and recommend opportunities for safety, productivity and cost improvements.
  • Frequent underground travel is required and lifting up to 34 kg to waist height may be required
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Sciences or Geological Engineering
  • Geologist in Training (GIT) or Engineer in Training (EIT)
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Familiar with modeling and database software such as : MineSight, Deswick, AcQuire, Leapfrog
  • Class 5 Drivers Licence
  • Experience in mining, minimum 2 years underground
  • Required Competencies :

  • Drive for Sustainability - Identify and deal with issues and opportunities proactively that arise in order to accomplish organizational objectives.
  • Continuously search for ways to add value to the company.

  • Flexibility / Adaptability Is able to change viewpoints, behaviour and work methods in response to business demands, is able to cope with complex situations, recovers quickly from setbacks and learns from experience.
  • Safety Acts in a manner that ensures the health and safety of yourself and others. Anticipates, identifies and acts to correct workplace situations that have potential danger to self and others.
  • Building Relationships Build and leverage mutually beneficial alliances and networks, both internal and external, to foster company’s objectives in alignment to the company’s culture and values.
  • Work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and positive results.

  • Analytical Skills Capacity to Interpret, link and analyze information in order to understand issues. Gather, review and evaluate data to formulate and express ideas and problem solve.
  • Hudbay is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all designated group members.

    Job Type : Full-time

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