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Underground Mine Geologist

Mine Geology
090000 Requisition #


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


Underground Mine Geologist


As a member of the Technical Services and Mineral Resource Management team, the successful candidate will report to the Senior Mine Geologist and work either an 8:6 roster resident in town, or a 14:14 roster with camp accommodation and meals provided in a camp type environment.  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.
  • Conduct 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 drilling programs, stope reconciliation, data validation.
  • Working collaboratively with technical and operational teams to ensure timely and effective ore control activities 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 GIT or Professional Geoscientist with PGO
  • 2+ yrs. experience working in a production 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. Vulcan, Leapfrog, AcQuire, ArcGIS, 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
  • 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 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 


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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