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Project Exploration Geologist

088753 Requisition #

About Barrick & Hemlo

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.

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, golf, downhill skiing, 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 close 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.

Position Description:

As a member of the exploration team, the successful candidate will be required to replace resource depletion and grow inventory through defining and testing robust exploration targets in near-mine environment and identify other opportunities in the belt.

• Improve geological understanding of property geology through compilation of extensive historical work, surface mapping and sampling, and integration with drill hole information 
• Support on-going geological interpretation of the Hemlo deposit and ore controls, supported by targeted mapping and core review and close interaction with MRM team.
• Improve or implement exploration best practices and workflows as they relate to exploration and orebody knowledge
• Improve technical skills of the team of geologists
• Liaise closely with MRM team to ensure constant alignment between exploration and development
• Submit weekly reports highlighting key progress and results towards objectives
• Prepare and present well-based budgets proposals
• Prepare clear presentation material as required for visits by company executives, Investor days, or quarterly public releases 


• Bachelor of Science in Geology 
• Minimum of 5 years of exploration experience, including in-mine/near-mine experience and some gold exploration experience.
• Registered, or ability to register, as a Professional Geoscientist (or Geologist in Training/GIT) with PGO
• Relevant geologic/field experience in greenstone belts and their gold deposits
• Experience in managing exploration programs
• Demonstrated self-motivation and leadership ability.
• Excellent communication and team management skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to safety, community and environment
• Demonstrated ability to train and mentor younger geologists
• Working knowledge of relevant software, including ArcGIS and Leapfrog. 
• Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
• Excellent organizational, time management and office management 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.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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