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Lead Exploration Geologist

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Arizona
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/03/19)
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The Role:
The Lead Exploration Geologist will report directly to the Manager Geology and Exploration and will be a key part of the Hermosa Project Team. This position will provide leadership and coordination of Exploration activities within the Hermosa Project Area of Influence (AOL).

Accountabilities
Includes but not limited to;

* Accountable for safe and effective operation of the Brownfields Exploration Geology Team and activity at Hermosa
* Provides technical and operational direction to Brownfields Exploration team members in line with Hermosa Project Geological Strategy
* Directs the Brownfields Exploration Team and participates in the acquisition, consistency maintenance, quality control and interpretation of geological data for exploration target definition and development
* Develops, maintains and updates all relevant work practice documentation (SWI's, Procedures, Manuals) as required
* Develops and mentors geological staff
* Instigates and maintains competency-based training for all Brownfields Exploration Team Geologists
* Provides technical support to Environmental and Construction Teams for planning
* Co-ordinates with Exploration Contract Partners to ensure efficient meeting of the requirements
* Participates in contractor reviews, tender documentation and be a key stakeholder in tender evaluation
* Contributes to and directs the implementation of technology initiatives to optimise operational and portfolio potential
* Liaise with Environmental Team to coordinate regulatory compliance for all field and site-based activities
* Assists with Geology Team operating and capital budgets
* Assists with timely reporting of Hermosa Brownfields Exploration activities

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
* B.Sc. or higher in Geology (or an earth sciences equivalent)
* Valid light vehicle driver's license and driving record that meets South32 insurance criteria
* Extensive geology related work experience including exposure to and proficiency in project, exploration, mine and resource geology
* Experience in to leading multidisciplinary geological programs and teams
* Exposure to the development and implementation of geology and data management processes and systems
* Exposure to geological modelling including use of industry standard modelling software
* Experience in CRD style zinc-lead-silver mineralisation

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