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Exploration Geologist - Rovaniemi Finland

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Exploration Geologist Jobs, Geologist Jobs, GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Jobs
Europe, Finland
Finland All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:

Due to the identification of growth opportunities in Finland, we are seeking an experienced Geologist to support and develop these exploration projects. Based in Rovaniemi Finland, this role will provide technical geoscientific support to the projects, while establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with local communities alongside compliance with local regulatory processes.

Reporting to the Geologist Team Lead based in Rovaniemi, this role will form part of the Global Generative Exploration team and will be required to:

* Deliver administrative support to First Quantum's Finnish exploration tenement portfolio, including submitting exploration claim applications, work programs and statutory geological reporting on granted tenure.
* Manage and facilitate engagement with community groups from our project areas. Take a leading role in creating communication plans together with the project team. Create and operate channels to receive feedback from community representatives.
* Support design and testing of our early and advanced stage European exploration programs in a safe and responsible manner.
* Prepare, synthesise, and integrate a wide range of data types using industry-standard software. Produce interpretations and write reports to support our exploration work.
* Work closely with our contractor partners (geophysics, drilling, field support) to manage, plan and execute programs in an efficient, safe and sustainable manner, in line with health and safety standards
* Participate in field campaigns and exploration programs (sampling, surveying, drilling) at our project sites as required
* Field mapping and geological logging of drilling results using FQM standard systems
* Work closely with a global support network of exploration staff and external consultants

To be a success in this role, you will have:

* BSc or MSc in geology or related field
* Demonstrated experience working on exploration or mining projects in Finland
* Experience with community and stakeholder interaction and exploration licensing and permitting
* Fluency in spoken and written English and Finnish
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to synthesise data and present effectively
* Valid Finnish driver's license (B class)
* Willingness to spend time in the field (approx.30%) and travel internationally as required
* Ability to work with a diverse workgroup located in multiple countries
* Proficiency in Mapinfo or similar GIS platform (QGIS/ArcGIS). Knowledge of ioGAS and Leapfrog Geo is considered advantageous
* Experience of sediment-hosted Cu and magmatic NiCuPGE systems is considered advantageous
* Be accountable, adaptable and respectful to others. Be positive, entrepreneurial and dependable.

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