Fairbanks, AK
United States

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Job Description

  Geotemps, Inc. is recruiting for a Mine Site Geologist. This position is located outside of Fairbanks, AK on a surface gold mining operation. The client is open to candidates from all different areas, but candidates local to the Fairbanks area or Alaska are preferred. The Mine Site Geologist will be processing samples, collecting core samples from the drill, working the dewatering program, and keeping accurate records. Please note: Interested parties should be aware that this is not a camp position and employees will be responsible for housing, meals and transportation to and from site. There is no relocation or travel allowance.

Duties will include:
• Maintaining accurate drill logs and field logging of samples
• Supervising collection of samples
• Supervising drill rig setup
• Operation of field equipment
• Dewater sampling- determining appropriate intervals for sampling and sampling accurately
• Data Entry- using site-determined software, entering drill data accurately
• Sample QA/QC-Following quality assurance/control methods in logging and sampling
• Adhering to site safety practices
• Other duties, such as picking up core from drill site and mapping, will occasionally be assigned
Job Requirements
Applicants must:
• Possess a valid driver’s license
• Completion of at least two years on a mining or geologic degree at an accredited university and have successfully completed courses in mineralogy, economic geology, and structural geology
• Be able to lift and carry 50 pounds regularly and 75 pounds occasionally
• Be capable of passing a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
• Be willing to work in adverse weather conditions and able to maneuver frequently on uneven terrain
• Be able to communicate effectively both in person and on via radio
• Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team and with a commitment to working safely
• The ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, walk on uneven terrain, sit and stand for extended periods of time, and work in inclement weather conditions
• The ability to pass a post-offer criminal background check, physical and drug screen and obtain appropriate MSHA certification
• Demonstrated proficiency in multiple computer applications including MS office suite
• Good data management skills
• Good knowledge of mine safety practices

Disclaimer: Although Geotemps, Inc. has attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe this position, Geotemps, Inc. reserves the right to change the same, including to change, add to or subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of Geotemps, Inc., at any time, with or without advanced notice.

Employment at Geotemps, Inc. is at-will and may be terminated at the will of either Geotemps, Inc. or the employee, at any time, with or without cause or notice. The at-will nature of the employment relationship also gives Geotemps, Inc. the right to make changes to its benefits, policies, and procedures, as well as employee compensation, generally without employee consent or notice, unless otherwise required by law. The at-will employment status of each employee cannot be altered by any verbal agreement or alleged verbal agreement. It can only be changed by a legally binding, written contract covering employment status.
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