Drilling Geologist

  • Gold Mining
  • Hybrid, Ontario
  • CAD 100,000 to CAD 120,000 + Travel + Accommodation + Benefits Package + Bonus
  • JOB-2090 PKI

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of the initial team to grow and operate a regionally significant new underground mine development in Ontario, Canada.

The Position:

Reporting to the Chief Geologist, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the drilling onsite, working with the operations team on a 14/14 work schedule in support of a safety culture and achievement of production targets.  This will principally include:

  • Ensuring underground drilling activities are conducted in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario) and Regulations
  • Complying with all safety requirements and observing company policies/procedures
  • Definition drilling duties including core logging, generation of drill layouts, drill plans/sections, communication with the drilling contractors and site operations
  • Underground drill site inspections as required
  • Training of other logging geologists and geological technicians
  • Assisting the geology team with data entry and validation of drilling data

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A minimum university degree in geology or geological engineering
  • Eligibility for registration as a professional geologist in Ontario (APGO)
  • Ontario common core module (preferred)
  • At least three years’ underground mine definition drilling experience
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Mining Act as it relates to mine operations
  • Computer skills for downloading data and data collection
  • Computer skills in Deswik, MS Office and Leapfrog
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills

The Company:

A leading gold mining company located in Ontario, Canada, our client’s vision is to build a highly profitable, multi-generational growth company in a world-class gold mining district.  With its 100% owned and fully constructed operating mine, a multi-million-ounce gold endowment, and significant exploration upside, the company’s value-maximizing strategy is to pursue operational excellence today, while investing in systematic exploration and phased expansions to fuel discovery and growth for the future.