• Senior Project Geologist

    Location CA-MB-Lynn Lake
    Posted Date 2 months ago(20/08/2018 3:58 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Reporting Manager Role
    Exploration Manager, Lynn Lake
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Exploration Manager, Lynn Lake, the Senior Project Geologist will be the lead technical expert working as part of a dynamic team of geoscientists with the primary objective of adding resources at the existing deposits and to the discovery of additional economic gold deposits at Lynn Lake.  You will be based in Lynn Lake, Manitoba and will work a 20/10 rotation schedule. Travel from your home to site, and room and board, will be provided at the Company’s expense.


    Primary Responsibilities:        

    • Develop regional-, target-, and deposit-scale geological models (lithology, structure, alteration, and mineralization);
    • Detailed interpretation, analysis, and continuous improvement in understanding the controls on gold mineralization at the existing deposits, and to refine and develop exploration targets;
    • Analyze and interpret the geology and prospectivity of the Company’s tenements to define exploration opportunities, both brownfields and greenfields;
    • Collection and interpretation of geological information from exploration programs including diamond drilling, mapping, geophysics, and surface sampling;
    • Provide technical leadership for the Lynn Lake exploration team including review, development and maintenance of best practice technical exploration systems and protocols;
    • Assist the Exploration Manager, Lynn Lake with the development of technical training programs;
    • Contribute to developing exploration work programs and to strategic exploration planning;
    • In collaboration with the Exploration Manager, Lynn Lake, ensure technical coaching for professional development purposes and a proactive mentorship of junior staff;
    • Other duties as required.


    Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

    • A minimum bachelor’s degree in Geology or Earth Science; Post-graduate degree, an asset.
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience in mineral exploration.
    • Solid knowledge of orogenic gold deposit models.
    • Experience developing geological models at both the deposit- and greenstone-belt scales.
    • Regional-scale targeting and exploration experience in Archean greenstone belts.
    • An excellent understanding of geological settings, deposit models, and ore-forming processes as it pertains to the latest concepts of gold deposit environments.
    • An ability to think across-scales and to integrate diverse, large datasets.
    • A demonstrated commitment to safety, environment, and community.
    • A track record of talent development with strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Shown to be self-motivated and possesses leadership abilities.
    • Previous work experience with Leapfrog, ArcGIS, MicroMine, and other related software platforms.
    • Registered as a Professional Geologist or Engineer to meet the requirements of being a Qualified Person under NI 43-101.


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