01 Nov
Mine Geologist
Nevada, Yerington , 89447 Yerington USA

Nevada Copper (TSX:NCU) owns Pumpkin Hollow - the only large-scale, fully-permitted copper project in North America. Located in Nevada, USA, Pumpkin Hollow has substantial reserves and resources including copper, gold and silver. Initial production is planned by end of 2019. With global mine supply declining and demand increasing, this is the right project at the right time.Job DescriptionThe Mine Geologist is responsible for day-to-day underground ore control and mapping activities, assisting with underground drilling programs, and core logging. Works with the Geology Team to advance projects, support the geology data collection and provide technical support to operations and advanced projects. AccountabilityThe Mine Geologist reports to the Chief Geologist.Responsibilities and DutiesDaily underground ore control and reporting

Underground mapping and collection of geological and geotechnical information

Routine supervision of drilling activities

Geologic and geotechnical data collection from drill core

Assist in updating geological interpretations

Responsible for maintaining and collating face maps, grade reports, and underground hydrologic data

Assist with geological studies

Assist with grade reconciliation program

Other tasks as required in support of company objectives

The above items are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all accountability and duties. Other duties required as assigned.QualificationsBachelor of Science Degree in Geology

2-5 years total professional experience in the mining industry

Minimum of one (1) year experience in underground hard rock mining

Experience with logging diamond drill core

Familiarity with mineralized systems, rock alteration, geologic and structural mapping

Experience in skarn and base metals systems preferred

Strong understanding of mining operations and drill techniques

Capable of utilizing latest computer & software technologies such as Microsoft Office products, CAD software, and mining programs such as Vulcan, Leapfrog, MineSite, Deswik or Datamine

Skills/AbilitiesAbility to effectively communicate and interact with individuals and groups and contractors

Excellent oral and written communication skills and active listening skills

Effective analytical skills

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels of internal employees and external stakeholders

Highly effective organizational skills

Ability to communicate effectively in one-on-one, small and large group settings

Ability to take initiative and work independently in a results-oriented environment

Personal AttributesBe decisive

Be results oriented

Maintain standards of conduct

Be respectful

Be flexible

Demonstrate a dedication to the Company’s Culture and the position

Demonstrate sound work ethics

Be consistent and fair

Physical and Mental Demands and RequirementsRegularly lift and carry 55 lbs. in weight; occasionally up to 75 lbs. as needed

Possess a current and valid driver’s license

Periodically work in environmental extremes (i.e. hot or cold weather)

Sit or stand for extended periods of time

Stay alert during periods of inactivity

Walk on uneven ground

Ability to work in an underground environment

Work Schedule and Personal Protective EquipmentThe incumbent works a minimum 40 hour/week schedule in support of department objectives which may include shift work. Personal Protective Equipment required for the field work portion of this position includes, but is not limited to, hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed boots. All equipment must be MSHA approved as applicable.Benefits/CultureNevada Copper has some of the best employees in the industry. To retain top talent, we offer some of the best benefits in the industry. Some of the benefits we offer are listed below:Full Benefits package


Competitive Compensation Package

Vacation and Holiday

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