Mine Geologist
Canada-Ontario-Chapleau-Borden Gold
4d ago

The Borden project located near Chapleau in Ontario, is approximately 160 kilometers west of Goldcorp's Porcupine mine. The project has the potential to further enhance the long-

term economics of Porcupine. A pre-feasibility study is underway to determine the optimization of a combined Borden-Porcupine operation and is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2017.

An advance exploration permit is expected to be received by late 2016 or early 2017. The permit would allow for the construction of a ramp into the deposit and the extraction of a 30,000 ton bulk sample and provide an underground platform for exploration drilling of a deposit that still remains open at depth and laterally.

Mine Geologist Borden Gold Project Chapleau, ON The Mine Geologist will be responsible to collect, process, compile and interpret geological information and will communicate with and direct underground production crews.

The position will provide support for the Mining Department, the Engineering department, for underground operation diamond drilling, for reserve / resource calculations and for data management.

The position will also with the Exploration Department to log core in order to learn the deposit. This position will require relocation to Chapleau, Ontario and will follow a 5x2 schedule. Responsibilities :

  • Logging of diamond drill core with the Exploration Department in order to learn the deposit.
  • Perform underground mapping & sampling projects.
  • Identify options and implement actions to adopt best practices for geology, including evaluation activities.
  • Expedite all geological duties in the underground operation, of which the principle role is grade control, which is principally one of data collection and presentation.
  • Perform grade control including the sampling and monitoring of mining areas, assay validation, data entry, grade estimation, presentation of results and support to production in the most efficient method for the extraction of both ore and waste.
  • Maintaining of data bases for production and reconciliation purposes.
  • Advice is given freely on ground control and other geologically related issues.
  • Continual improvement of existing processes in both grade and ground control.
  • Give geological support to the underground operation, working closely with the mining supervision and operators.
  • Provide current geological information and 3D models to the Engineering Department as required for planning purposes
  • Assist in the coordination of underground diamond drill hole programs
  • Assist in the calculation of reserves and resources
  • Identify areas of interest for potential exploration targets.
  • Requirements :

  • A Bachelor of Science in Geology
  • Registration as a Professional Geoscientist or eligibility for such registration is required
  • 5 years’ experience, of which three should be in a mining environment. Some of this should be in an underground mine with exposure to technical computing.
  • Proven leadership capabilities as you will be guiding the production department and making decisions with regards to production activities as required.
  • Innovative and a proven ability to work with others.
  • Focused on results
  • Strong knowledge of mining processes and of company and regulatory safety standards and procedures.
  • How to Apply Applications close on Sunday, February 10, 2018. To be considered for this role, go to our website www.goldcorp.

    com and enter Job Number BOR00000177 to submit your application. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided to support participation in the recruitment process.

    All properties owned by Goldcorp Ltd. Porcupine Gold Mines are now officially Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.

  • Full-time-5 x 2
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