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Mineral Resource Growth Geologist

Mine Geology
094749 Requisition #

Williams Operating Corporation - Barrick Gold located near Marathon in Northwestern Ontario presently requires a:

Mineral Resource Growth Geologist


As a member of the Mineral Resource Management team, the successful candidate will report to the Mineral Resource Manager. This role will require an individual who is safety driven and safety conscious, and capable of working with a diverse team of Mine Exploration geologists, technical services staff, geological technicians, and diamond drillers. The selected applicant will be an integral member of the new Mineral Resource Growth (MRG) section, tasked with expanding the current resources and reserves and the discovery of new and economically viable ore zones that will have a significant impact on the mine’s earnings and growth. Knowledge of the geology of Archean greenstone belt deposits and hydrothermal alteration patterns will be highly regarded.




  • Proven commitment to workplace safety
  • Management of Mineral Resource Growth programs, including:
    • Developing and presenting program proposals
    • Liaising with mining and planning staff to ensure drill programs align with short and long-term mining plans
    • Design and plan diamond drill holes
    • Logging core and reporting on program results, including quantifying program success
    • Submitting budget requests and reporting on program costs.
    • Generation of new targets for additions to the mineral resource
    • Updating geological interpretations with new drilling and mapping information
    • Carrying out surface and underground geological mapping as required for MRG programs




  • Bachelor of Science in Geology
  • Registered, or eligible to register as a Professional Geoscientist with the PGO
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Mine Geology and/or near-mine mineral exploration with gold experience highly regarded
  • Demonstrated initiative and project management capability
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Proficiency with 3D modeling software, geological database software, mapping software and planning software.  Experience with Vulcan, LeapFrog, AcQuire, ArcGIS, and Deswik is highly regarded.
  • Demonstrate safety and environmental track record
  • The ability and willingness to develop and implement new processes
  • Ability to walk significant grades and lift 50lbs
  • Valid driver license
  • Strong communication, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and engineering and production personnel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, motivated self-starter with high standards expected of themselves and others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


What we can Offer You 


  • Ability to make lasting positive impact on the Operation
  • Experience working on a World Class, geologically complex Archean Greenstone gold deposit
  • 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
  • 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.


About Hemlo


Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in north western Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground/open pit: residential mine site. This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country/cottages, camping, boating, beaches, hiking, hunting and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter; you’ll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo. With two communities in proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you’ll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life.



Barrick is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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