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Senior Minex Geologist

United States | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/20/2017 Job ID: 14896 Function: Engineering Pay Rate: 85,000-110,000 + Bonus + relocation assistance + Vehicle/Allowance + Benefits

Senior Minex Geologist


A large international mining company is looking for experienced Senior Minex Geologists for their North American mining operations to help lead a team near mine exploration. All Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Location: Must be open to relocation (Will consider international candidates & Expats)

Position Pay: 85,000-110,000 + Bonus + relocation assistance + Vehicle/Allowance + Benefits

Number of Positions: 2


  • Managing diamond core and RC drilling activities in support of near-mine exploration activities (minex).
  • The role will be involved in maintaining, analyzing and interpreting geologic data.
  • Logging RC cuttings and diamond core; developing target and drill programs for resource growth
  • Managing budgets for underground and open pit minex drill programs
  • Coordinating and implementing work to expand the geologic knowledge of the ore deposit including but not restricted to geologic mapping, sampling and geophysical work
  • Constructing geologic models using 3D modeling programs (Vulcan and LeapFrog software)
  • Managing the collection, dispatch, QAQC and reporting of sample + assay data
  • Providing a strong contribution to the site safety culture and programs, including encouraging and ensuring others do the same
  • Working with numerous mine departments, consultants and contract drilling crews to ensure the safe execution of planned minex activities, and perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Minex Geologist.
  • This is a leadership role with direct reports and responsibility to train junior level geoscientists.


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Geology or Geological Engineering
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in mining/mineral exploration
  • Demonstrated leadership, initiative and project management capability is required
  • Proficiency using 3D modeling, geostatistical and database software – required;
  • Experience specifically with acQuire, ArcGIS, Vulcan and Leapfrog software is preferred
  • Must have a proactive safety and environmental track-record
  • Ability to work within a team environment and manage junior level geologists
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with the ability to work closely with peers at all levels.
  • Previous either underground, open pit or near-mine exploration experience is required
  • Familiarity with logging diamond core, RC chips and sampling processes is required


  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • 401K
  • Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Vehicle/Allowance

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks or your application.



Daniel Heidrick
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations roles.

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