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Senior Resource Geologist

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Discipline:
Resource Geologist Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Canada
Region:
Ontario
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
09-Jun-17
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

Contribute to the implementation of the strategy for the geology team; to ensure alignment with the organization’s long-term strategy and to ensure service and / or operating standards are met (internally and / or externally).  Design and develop processes, practices and methodologies for the geology team.  Ensure continued growth of the team and to maximize operational efficiencies, safety, and profitability.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for geological interpretation and resource estimation supporting the company’s operations, exploration and merger and acquisitions activities.

Assists in establishing best practice processes as they relate to grade control, reconciliation and resource modelling at the company’s operations.

Assists with the consolidation of the company’s resources and reserve estimates at the corporate level.

Monitors regulatory compliance with respect to mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates.

Provides geological and resource modelling support of operations and development projects.

Participates in due diligence reviews and compilation of engineering studies.

Develops understanding of surface and underground mine engineering, metallurgical testing, mineral processing, cost estimation and construction methodologies.

Occasionally travels to various sites globally.

Management of multiple technological projects simultaneously

Education and Experience

Education
• University degree in Geology is required (Master’s degree preferred)
• Additional specialized education of up to 4 years
• Formal professional or technical registration in appropriate area of expertise preferred


Experience
• 6 - 10 years of related work experience or equivalent; preferably in mining industry
• Knowledge and experience in preparing and updating reserve technical reports and documentation to ensure compliance with industry and operational requirements
• Knowledge and experience in compiling and interpreting geologic and assay data that will assist in solving grade distribution questions (ore-waste boundaries, dilution) and facilitates efficient mining

 

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.


Job Segment: Materials Science, Metallurgy, Geology, Engineer, Manufacturing, Science, Engineering

Closing Date:
07/07/2017

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