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GEOLOGIST I - MINE SITE EXPLORATION - ORO VALLEY, AZ

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Discipline:
Data Analysis/Data Management Jobs, Geologist Jobs
Minerals:
Hard Rock
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Arizona
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
21-Apr-17
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
1701172

Under supervision of a Senior Geologist, complete logging of drill samples, geologic mapping, sampling and assist in the completion of resource block models.
  • Perform logging of core and reverse circulation drill cuttings
  • Perform geologic mapping of surface and underground areas
  • Assist Senior Geologist with the interpretation of all geological data (e.g. rock type, alteration, and structure), assay, and mineralogical data into internally consistent cross sections and level plans
  • Work with a team of Geologists in the completion of computerized resource block models that meet corporate modeling standards
  • Prepare and update drill hole database, maps of deposits and other exploration records
  • Perform rock chip sampling or soil surveys
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Geology or closely related field with no experience required

Qualifications

Preferred

  • Master's degree in Geology
  • Hard rock geology field camp and/or internships
  • Good mineral identification and estimation skills
  • Field experience with hard rock mining, data collection, mineral characterization and core logging
  • Coursework and thesis in Economic Geology
Criteria/Conditions
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • May be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 60 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, or manufacturing plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability 

Nearest Major City

Tucson

Job

Geologist I - Mine Site Exploration - Oro Valley, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaOro Valley

Requisition ID

1701172

Closing Date:
22/05/2017

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