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Chief Geologist

 

Position Description: 
Barrick Turquoise Ridge operations is looking for a Chief Geologist to join the Geology team. The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 43 miles northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine with Newmont owning the remaining 25%.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage, coordinate, and supervise all geologic functions that support the mining process to ensure the site achieves its production goals.
  • Principle functions include ore/grade control, delineation drilling, reserve/resource modeling and estimation, and near mine exploration (Minex).
  • Oversee contractors and vendors including surface and UG drilling companies, contract geologists/consultants and different technical surveys. Check that drilling programs are well-planned and deliver expected results. Monitor contractors for performance and attainment of corporate safety goals.
  • Make sure geology team supports the both the daily production and strategic goals of the mine.
  • Ensure that appropriate, accurate, and timely data is provided to Engineering and Ops.
  • Provide geologic support and input for technical initiatives, studies, and tests at the mine.
  • Oversee geology budgets (capital and expensed), forecasts, accrual, and AFE submissions.
  • Verify the block models perform well and reconcile to production results.
Qualifications:
  • To be considered for this job, applicants must meet these basic requirements:
  • Degree in Geology or Geologic Engineering from a recognized College or University
  • 8+ years of mining experience with significant portion spent in underground operations
  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role.
  • Geologic field and underground mapping, logging of diamond core and RC cuttings, and 3D modeling.
  • Familiar with geophysical, geochemical, topographic, and imagery surveys
  • Report writing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards 
 What We Can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 
About Barrick
 
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
 
Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contac
 

 

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