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Drill Supervising Geologist

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Exploration Geologist Jobs, Geo Drilling Jobs, Geologist Jobs
Base metals, Gold
United Kingdom
Northern Ireland
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Salary Description:
on application
Dalradian Gold
Job Ref:

Based at our Site office, Co Tyrone, and reporting to the Geology & Exploration Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervision of the surface drilling programme and surface exploration activities on a day to day basis. The Drill Supervisor will work with exploration staff and contractors to ensure best technical and operating practice.

Job Description

 To supervise drilling contractors in the execution of all drilling and associated programmes, ensuring that all objectives are met in a safe and efficient manner and in keeping within all regulatory requirements.
 Specific objectives include the optimisation of core recovery and core orientation and other QA/QC and geological data
 Co-ordinate and provide the necessary leadership to carry out all activities with respect to the various surface programmes.
 To co-ordinate the collection of all data/samples with the Geology team and ensure the correctness, content and quality of such data.
 To be the responsible person for the on-site drilling activities and reporting of same
 To be able to suggest and discuss any changes which may be required to the programme with a view to improvement.
 Supervise the maintenance of drilling related equipment, in accordance with H&S requirements, to ensure safe and efficient operation
 Promote a safe and environmental sound work environment
 To evaluate and report on the performance of drill contractors and safeguarding of technical integrity of the programme
 Coordinate with the H&S Manager relating to any H&S issues that may arise
 To ensure that all work plans are communicated to and understood by all relevant parties.
 Provide support to drilling contractors on a daily basis

Essential Criteria

 Educated to Degree level in Geology
 Minimum 6 years supervisory experience working within gold and base metals industry
 Proven track record of leading and working within multi-disciplinary teams
 Proven history of relevant drill management experience and quality control
 Clean UK driving licence
 Eligible to work in the UK

The position is offered initially for a 6 month contract.

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Please submit the completed application by 21st June 2017, 5pm.

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