Production Geologist

  • Gold Mining
  • Ontario
  • CAD 100,000 to CAD 120,000 + Travel + Accommodation + Benefits Package + Bonus
  • JOB-2093 PKI

This is a fantastic opportunity to be 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 the daily underground geology related to underground tonnes and grade production.  The Production Geologist will work with the operations team on a 14-days-on and 14-days-off work schedule in the support of a safety culture and the achievement of production targets.  This will involve:

  • Ensuring underground mining activities are conducted in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario) and Regulations and environmental standards
  • Complying with all safety requirements and observing all company policies and procedures
  • Ore control duties including visiting active heads, underground mapping and routing of material
  • Delineation drilling duties including core logging, generation of drill plans and communication with drill services and regular visits to drill rigs underground

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)
  • Common core module
  • At least three years’ underground mine operations and geology experience
  • A 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, Leapfrog, MS Office
  • The ability to walk significant distances underground and lift 50 pounds
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, 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.