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Senior Underground Mine Geologist

Mine Geology
088134 Requisition #

Williams Operating Corporation, a Barrick Gold operation located near Marathon, Ontario has an opportunity for an:

Senior Underground Mine Geologist

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 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

As a member of the Mineral Resource Management team, the successful candidate will report to the Mineral Resource Manager and work a 5:2, 4:3 roster.  This role will require an individual who is safety driven and safety conscious, and capable of working with a diverse team of production geologists, technical services staff, underground operations personnel, and diamond drillers.  The selected applicant will train and lead a team involved in sampling and mapping underground headings, inspecting stopes, logging core, communicating geological information which impacts mining to technical services and operations.

• Proven commitment to workplace safety.
• Proven commitment to technical excellence and industry best practices.
• Supervise daily underground geology work including: lithological mapping, structural mapping, inspecting stopes, collecting muck samples and chip sampling.  Plus drill core logging.
• Geological interpretation and modelling, designing grade control drilling programs, grade control block modelling, stope reconciliation, data validation.
• Working collaboratively with technical and operational teams to ensure timely and effective ore control activities and to meet monthly production and development plans.
• As required, carry out special projects, including but not limited to, geological reviews, preparation of reports.

Preferred qualifications include:
• Bachelor of Science in Geology
• Registered, or eligible to register, as a Professional Geoscientist with PGO
• 10 yrs experience working in an underground mining environment
• Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access)
• Experience with 3D modeling software, geological database software, mapping software, and planning software. Vulcan / Leapfrog, AcQuire, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and Deswik experience would be highly regarded
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to walk significant grades underground and lift 50 lbs
• Valid driver’s license required
• Strong communication, computing, planning, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work in a team environment with 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 dynamic fast-paced mine production 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
The Hemlo  - Williams Operating Corporation,  (a base community – not FIFO) consists of an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
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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