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Senior Geologist - Magadan, Chukotka, Russia

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Discipline:
Exploration Geologist Jobs, Geologist Jobs, Mapping Jobs, Modelling and Software Jobs, Resource Geologist Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Russia
Region:
Russia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
06-Feb-20
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines, projects and offices in 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.
 

Kinross is represented in Russia by Kupol and Dvoinoye operations, and offices in Anadyr, Bilibino, Pevek, Magadan and Moscow.


Anadyr and Bilibino offices provide administrative support to Kinross’ operations in the northern region of Chukotka through interfacing with local and regional authorities, regulators and local communities. The Bilibino office also provides logistics support to the two Russia-based gold mines. Kupol and Dvoinoye high-grade gold and silver deposits are underground mines connected by a 100-kilometer all-season road built over the challenging tundra terrain. A critical role in logistics support for both Kupol and Dvoinoye is played by the company office in the port town of Pevek; this office is also responsible for interaction with port and customs authorities, and organizing delivery of received commodities to Kinross’ Kupol and Dvoinoye operations over the 400-kilometer (250-mile) winter road.
 
Magadan regional office team supports Kinross’ operations and projects in Russia through interaction with local, regional and state agencies and authorities, and cooperation with local communities. Moscow Representative Office is involved in active cooperation with the Russian governmental agencies, media, investment and industry associations by providing information on Kinross’ activities in Russia and assisting Russian authorities in creating a favorable foreign investment climate in the mining sector.
 
All offices ensure seamless activity of the company’s mine sites and maintain the social license to operate within the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.

Job Description

Increase mine life through the advancement of an optimized, creative near mine exploration strategy. Construction of high quality 3D geologic models to support resource estimation and near mine exploration targeting.   

Job Responsibilities
  • Develop innovative 3D geologic models:
    • Optimization of existing geologic models
    • Creation of detailed structural and alteration models
    • Integration of detailed level mapping
    • Run geochemical interpolants to support targeting
  • Define and execute near mine exploration program:
    • Develop high quality exploration targets
    • Manage surface and underground infill and extension drilling
    • Coordination with operations and exploration teams
  • Refinement of data collection:
    • Detailed underground mapping to support geologic modeling
    • Management of core logging
  • Train and mentor field geologists
Education and Experience

Required Education:

  • University degree in geology

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Expert user of Leapfrog or Micromine’s implicit modeling package
  • Advanced exploration targeting and geologic modeling skills
  • Basic understanding of geostatistics and experience conducting simple resource estimates
  • 5+ years of experience including underground exploration
  • Fluent English, Russian language skills an asset
Skills

• Good working knowledge and skill with Medsystem, Vulcan and AutoCad (as required), as well as various database programs

Closing Date:
24/02/2020

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