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Senior Geologist

Consol Mining Company LLC
Canonsburg, PA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
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Job Description
Position Summary

As a Senior Geologist this position will play an integral role in the ongoing success of CONSOL’s operations. This will include providing geological input into site operations, identifying geological uncertainties, and managing resource risks on operating mine sites to an acceptable level and providing technical support, engagement, and project solutions to mine sites to meet productivity/cost targets.

Target Responsibilities

•Accept, embrace, and promote the following Core Values of CONSOL Energy: Safety, Compliance, Continuous Improvement, and Cost.
•Manage the geological and geotechnical characteristics of the mine environment through roof scoping, geological mapping, auditing, and sampling of underground gate roads, interpretation of geologic structures and interpretation of drilling results.
•Perform underground roof scoping to identify the immediate roof geology and fractures and evaluate the quality and stability of the roof.
•Based on roof scoping and surface core hole data, create and maintain up-to-date geology cross-section maps.
•Conduct underground geological mapping to identify geological anomalies and potential risks and provide roof/rib support recommendations to mine management.
•Based on the information collected from roof scoping, surface core hole, and underground mapping, create and update comprehensive geologic maps and provide projections for potential geological anomalies.
•Assist with geomechanical engineer to provide supplemental support recommendations for gate road development and longwall retreat to mine management.
•Assist with geomechanical engineer to provide geological advice related to the mine’s current and future plans.
•Assist with geomechanical engineer for other projects related to geotechnical services.
•Assist with drilling activities including core handling, sample preparation, core photos, and sample logging to provide geologic guidance in both production and exploration areas.

Required Skills and Experience

•Bachelor’s degree in geology or geological engineering preferred.
•Prior experience in mine production preferred.
•Strong geologic mapping skills, sampling skills, and modeling skills.
•Demonstrate sound judgement for making field determinations for mining guidance.
•Proficiency with MicroStation or AutoCAD, Carlson or MineScape, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and experiences in databases.
•Familiarity with ground support practices in underground mining in both development and longwall retreat.
•Regularly required to work underground and near moving mechanical parts.


Consol Mining Company LLC

Canonsburg, PA



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