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Ambler Metals LLC Ambler, AK

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Geotechnician will provide assistance to geologists and engineers in preparing/processing drill core for further analysis, assist in geochemical and geophysical field work, and collect and record geotechnical information from drill core.


  • Collect and record geotechnical information from diamond drill core and soil or rock sample locations

  • Accurately measure, mark, and record core sample's measurements

  • Accurately assess core orientation marks and draw orientation line on drill core

  • Photograph core and organize core photographs

  • Catalog information and enter data into a computer for further data processing

  • Move and organize full diamond drill core boxes for logging and sampling

  • Transport and store drill core storage boxes using a Bobcat

  • Assemble core storage boxes

  • May assist with geologic and geophysical fieldwork, which may include soil sampling, rock sampling, geologic mapping, and laying geophysical wire.

  • Practice established safety procedures and contribute to our preemptive safety program


  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Exploration camp experience preferred
  • General computer skills including Excel and Word preferred
  • The individual should be focused, self-motivation and well organized
  • Good communication skills, legible hand writing and capable of basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to repetitively lift and carry 35 pounds.
  • Ability to work around heavy equipment and helicopters
  • Comfortable traveling in and work around helicopters and small fixed wing aircraft.
  • Able to traverse alpine arctic terrain, tolerate adverse weather, at ease in a remote camp setting


  • Required to remain on-site throughout rotation. A typical schedule consists of a 20/10 rotation, 12+ hours per day
  • During off-field season, work five 8-hour days a week, preferably at the Fairbanks Office
  • Periodic travel for corporate meetings, conferences, and technical and safety training
  • May be required to work in arctic conditions during the winter months
  • Travel to site may be via small fixed-wing aircraft or boat. Travel on site and surrounding areas is by four-wheel drive vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, and rotary-winged aircraft
  • Exposure to inclement weather conditions (including snow, rain, wind as well as extremely warm or cold conditions) is common
  • Will be subject to all Company policies, including drug and alcohol screening. Pre-employment drug screening and background checks are required

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Ambler Metals LLC


Ambler, AK
99786 USA
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