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Lead Exploration Geologist

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Arizona
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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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).

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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