Country Exploration Manager

  • Gold Mining
  • Red Lake, Ontario (Relocation Costs Covered & Housing Provided)
  • CAD 180,000 to CAD 220,000 + 30% Bonus + Stock Options (Up to 50%) + Healthcare + Pension
  • JOB-2132 PKI

With a work schedule of 5 days on, 2 days off, 4 days on, 3 days off, the successful candidate will lead all geology-related work in the near-exploration area, including mapping, drilling, logging, sampling and structural analysis of drill core.


  • Overseeing geologic and resource modelling
  • Ensuring exploration standard operational procedures are maintained
  • Assay result verification for public release
  • Ensuring that Health & Safety, Environmental, Code of Conduct policies are followed
  • Establishing and maintain QA/QC procedures and protocols
  • Planning and managing all diamond drill programs and activities in support of on-time and on-budget exploration
  • Property evaluation and analysis on all exploration assets as well as potential assets for acquisition
  • Exploration target ranking / target / processes and exploration permit application


Our client is prepared to cover all relocation costs and will provide complementary housing but applicants must be currently residing in Canada and capable of demonstrating:

  • A minimum of ten years’ geological experience in Canadian resource development, preferably with precious metals
  • A thorough understanding of mining, greenfields and brownfields exploration in Ontario
  • Bachelor or M.Sc. degree in Geology (or related Earth Science discipline)
  • Experience with deep drill programs involving wedging and directional, long-term drilling
  • Experience with exploration, walking properties, property evaluation and analysis on all exploration assets, as well as potential assets and acquisitions
  • Experience of analysing geological data using geological software and 3D modelling applications including Leapfrog, AcQuire, QGIS, DataShed and/or ArcGIS
  • A proven safety record, attitude, and excellent performance & attendance history
  • Experience working rotation, living in a remote camp environment, and working and in adverse weather conditions
  • Professional Geoscientist (P. Geo) designation. (Preferred)

The Company:

This operation is an underground gold mine in northwestern Ontario which, in its first year of operation, produced 126,339 ounces of gold at an AISC of A$2,044 per ounce which was within both production and cost guidance. The mine’s three-year transformation program well underway to restore the operation’s production to above 200,000 ounces per annum at an AISC of less than US$1,000 per ounce.