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  • Job reference: RMS0100688

Senior Geologist

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/11/2011
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The Company:
Our client, a major engineering and design company that is highly successful with revenues over $4.3 billion, employing more than 25,000 people in 40 countries across the world.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
• Local and international studies ranging from conceptual through to feasibility.
• Reviews and audits of exploration and pre-development programs
• Developing and review of geological models in support of resource estimates
• Performing variography and grade interpolation as well as verification and validation of resource models
• Performing grade control and reconciliation studies
• Site inspections and procedural audits
• Peer review of studies and reports
• Project and study management
• Project evaluations and risk assessments
• Sign off Mineral Resources under relevant codes such as JORC or NI-43101
• Ensuring professional development of technical and administrative staff
• Actively supporting business development activities through participation in conferences, direct business development activities and strategic client relationship management.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science (Geology) from a recognized college or university
• Registered Geologist or eligibility to register with a relevant professional association (APEGGA, AusIMM, SAIMM, AIG, AIME)
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in exploration geology with a focus on mineral deposit evaluation
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Advanced technical report writing skills
• Experience in computerized resource estimation and ore body modeling with a proven record of technical competence
• Fluency in the operation of major modeling software packages; such as Datamine, MineSight, Gemcom or Vulcan.
• Knowledge of National Instrument (NI) 43-101 or Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC) codes with the ability to serve on mineral reserves as a Qualified Person
• Ability and willingness to travel to both domestic and international project sites, for varying durations and at times to remote locations.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous exposure to the consulting environment will be seen as an advantage
• Previous experience with Coal is as an advantage
• Exposure to both open pit and underground operations an advantage

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