Senior Geologist

  • Gold Exploration
  • Newfoundland
  • CAD 90,000 to CAD 130,000 + Bonus + Benefits + Travel Allowance + Accommodation
  • JOB-1773 PKI

An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a proven Senior Geologist to join a leading gold exploration company with one of the largest and most strategic land packages in Canada.

The Position:

The appointed Senior Geologist will be responsible for:

  • Collection and interpretation of geological data from exploration programs including diamond drilling, field mapping, surface sampling and re-logging
  • Ensuring the application of best practices for logging, sampling and database management
  • Contributing to the evaluation and interpretation of detailed to regional-scale geology to identify and prioritize exploration opportunities
  • Contributing to exploration work programs and exploration planning
  • Working in close collaboration with contractors and any other persons placed under your responsibility

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree in Geology or Earth Science (Post-graduate degree an asset)
  • At least three years’ mineral exploration experience
  • Solid knowledge of orogenic gold deposit models
  • An understanding of geological settings, deposit models and ore-forming processes (as it pertains to the latest concepts of gold deposit environments)
  • Experience in field mapping and the logging of diamond drilling programs
  • A commitment to safety, environment and community
  • Self-motivation and ability to perform and communicate effectively within a dynamic and evolving environment
  • (Ideally) experience with Leapfrog, ArcGIS and SQL databases
  • Registered as a Geologist in Training (GIT) or, ideally, Professional Geologist (P.Geo)

The Company:

A Canadian exploration company with one of the largest and most strategic land packages in Newfoundland, Canada, our client is in active pursuit of world-class gold discoveries and commands 100% ownership of this 2,000 km2 land position which hosts significant deposits.