Senior Geologist, Mine Engineering

Senior Geologist, Mine Engineering

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Williams Lake, British Columbia

Engineering & Technical




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Williams Lake, BC-based company to hire an experienced Senior Geologist on full time permanent basis. They are offering a lucrative base salary, bonus, and relocation package!
Key Responsibilities 
  • Ensure all work performed by the team is compliant with the company’s health and safety policies.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to geologists, geologists in training, and technical staff in day-to-day operations.
  • Participate in the coaching, mentorship, and evaluation of staff.
  • Prepare technical reports and documentation to ensure compliance with industry and operational requirements.
  • Perform reconciliation analysis between resources, reserves, mine, and mill numbers.
  • Control costs with respect to mine geology activities.
  • Interact with other mine engineering team members and operations groups to maintain daily production rates and relay information on operating guidelines, compliance regulations and policies.
  • Recommend and contribute to the development of alternative procedures, methods, and policies to improve performance, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and organizational requirements.
  • Manage and maintain databases integrity and review data quality.
  • Work closely with the mine engineering and metallurgy groups on initiatives to better understand geological factors which impact production and recovery, and their distribution within the resource.
  • Mine Geology and Ore Control:
    • Mentor ore control team and provide support for their daily activities.
    • Supervise the collection and validation of geological data such as mapping, sampling, and core logging.
  • Modelling and Reconciliation:
    • Build and maintain geological models.
    • Update and maintain short range and stockpile models.
    • Complete month end reconciliation and reporting.
    • Support resource improvement initiatives.
  • Project Geology:
    • Planning, execution and reporting of infill drilling programs.
    • Support Near Mine Exploration projects.
    • Take an active role in Grade control improvement initiatives.
    • Take an active role in mine to mill projects and initiatives.
Professional Experience / Qualifications 
  • Possess and maintain a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Geological experience mapping and logging of porphyry or similar deposit types would be an asset.
  • Experience with 3D geological modelling and resource estimation is an asset.
  • Experience supervising others is an asset.
  • Strong interdepartmental communication skills.
  • Able to change and re-prioritize tasks as new information is gathered.
  • Strong ability to self-learn.
  • Able to work independently or within group.
  • 6+ years of related experience, Open pit experience is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Mineplan, Datashed, Leapfrog Geo and Wenco would be an asset.
  • Degree or similar education in Geology/Geological Engineering.
  • Registered, or eligible to register, as a P.Geo with Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia.

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