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Underground Mine Geologist

Pray & Company HR and Business Solutions, LLC Idaho County, ID

  • Expired: 27 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


 The Mine Geologist visually inspects and collects both production and exploration samples, correlates data, evaluates assays and advises appropriate personnel responsible for production activities.


      Production Stope Ore control, general tasks include;

       Performs grade control and exploration sampling, geologic mapping, core logging and provides geologic guidance in both production and exploration areas. These areas include but are not limited to: stope production, ramp development, and initial vein development.

       Recognizes various ore and waste rock types, and be able to identify and map complex geologic structures, estimates ore grade and samples rock in active production stopes; evaluates assay data; and implements grade control practices applied to cutoff grade economics.

       Monitors production and development headings for waste rock characterization.

       Prepares written and verbal professional reports communicating status of stoping and development areas to mine engineering, mine operations, and mill staff. Reviews and monitors stope and heading plans for possible unforeseen ground hazards and communicating findings to appropriate personnel.

      Field Mapping, general tasks include

       Produces comprehensive geologic maps of development and stoping areas; compiles, plots and maintains up-to-date cross-section and plan-section geologic data; produces and updates last lift, current lift and next lift ore interpretations and forecasts for tons and grade.

      Diamond Drilling support, general tasks include

       Assist with drilling activities including core handling, sample preparation, core photos, and sample logging.

      Ability to operate manual transmission utility vehicles, including tractors, over rough and uncertain terrain containing significant grades


      Bachelors degree in geology or geological engineering from an accredited four-year college or university.

      3-7 years of experience in exploration or mine production geology.

      Experience in narrow vein geology and deposits preferred.

      Underground experience required.

      Strong geologic mapping skills, sampling skills, volumetric estimation, and ability to visualize in three dimensions.

      Demonstrate sound judgment for making field determinations for mining guidance and ore grade control.

      Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

      Basic skills in AutoCAD and experience in databases and 3D software preferred.

      Experience with mine production reconciliation to both concentrator performance and vein model extractions.

      Familiarity with ground support practices in underground mining in both production and development settings; Experience related to additional support requirements in unique geologic conditions is preferred.

Pray & Company HR and Business Solutions, LLC


Idaho County, ID



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