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Geologist - 2021 Field Season

Location: 

Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date: March 2, 2021

Reporting to the Senior Project Geologist, the Geologist will perform their duties as a member of the GCMC team. They are primarily accountable for conducting geological, geometallurgical, and geotechnical data collection, core logging, and supervising sample collection to support resource and geotechnical advancement of the Project. This position is focused on resource and geotechnical drilling in a porphyry copper-gold environment.

This position is based out of the Galore Creek Uhtlān Fly-in Access Camp in Northwestern BC. This is a defined term position for the 2021 summer field season and the successful candidate would be expected to be on site working on a rotational basis from June – Late September. The successful candidate would ideally have a start date in May 2021.

Located in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped porphyry copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation and Teck Resources Limited, is committed to improving the project economics and advancing the asset towards development. Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and other local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.

RESPONSIBLILTIES:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, leading by example and fostering a proactive safety and sustainability culture based on the common values on health, safety, environment, and communities shared by the asset owners (Teck and Newmont).
  • Actively seek opportunities to recognize health and safety hazards, resolve safety issues and work to mitigate associated risks in the workplace. 
  • Work collaboratively, sharing information and knowledge with the project team.
  • Collect, interpret and integrate detailed geochemical, lithological, structural, and mineralogical data from drill core.
  • Collect a variety of sample types for analytical, metallurgical, petrographic, geochronological purposes, organize samples, and ship sample batches to the laboratory using industry and project QA/QC protocol.
  • Utilize digital logging software, interpret field data, and produce updated cross-sections. Quick logging, drill hole management.
  • Support advancement of the PFS, including but not limited to: metallurgical sampling, mineralogical data collection and interpretation, and assisting with geological model updates, including structural and alteration models.
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the project team on geotechnical, metallurgical, resource, exploration, mining, and environmental data collection and integration.
  • Integrate geological, geophysical, and geochemical datasets.
  • Produce presentations, reports, cross sections, and maps for work completed during the field season.
  • Efficiently manage their time to achieve objectives.
  • Communicate with supervisor on a regular basis and report all material results on a timely basis.
  • Mentor and show leadership to other members of the geoscience team.


KEY COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BSc. Geological Sciences, Geological Engineering or equivalent. Relevant field or academic project work is an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience. 
  • Porphyry and epithermal related deposit experience.
  • Familiarity with Leapfrog Geo and ioGas software. Experience with geological logging software and data management systems is an asset.
  • Strong computer skills are required, with experience in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Knowledge of proper QA/QC sampling procedures.
  • A broad knowledge of geological, geophysical, and geochemical exploration techniques in porphyry and epithermal environments and their integration is considered an asset.
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of data analysis techniques (for example metal zonation patterns and element ratio plots).
  • Experience working in a diverse and multicultural environment.
  • Ability to liaise with contractors and all persons on site in a respectful and professional manner.
  • A results-focused attitude and strong time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The ability to write clear and concise reports is particularly important, as well as the ability to present technical information to a variety of audiences. 
  • Ability to work as an effective project team member.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license.


HOW TO APPLY 

At Galore Creek, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Galore Creek respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Learn more about Galore Creek at www.gcmc.ca

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