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Mineral Resource Geologist

POSTED: 15 Feb 2023

Technical Skills and Required Knowledge:


  • Strong geological understanding of porphyry and skarn ore deposits with 3D geological modeling skills.
  • Strong geostatistical skills and proficiency with computerized resource estimation tools.
  • Able to generate, modify, and make recommendations for all types of geological models, classify domains, and recognize the relation between geology and geostatistics.
  • Continually audit and complete model reconciliation to assure compliance to corporate standards.
  • Coordinate with mine site geologists and engineers to assure technical quality and proper execution of mine geology, ore control work, timely model reconciliation, assay, and database accuracy.
  • Develop resource models in support of corporate M&A work, due diligence studies, and other corporate business development efforts.
  • Ensure orebody knowledge has been integrated into all parts of the business.
  • Guide sites in creating and maintaining ore control models, forecast models, geometallurgical models, fragmentation models, hardness models, or any other models required to support business needs.
  • Identify shortcomings in compliance processes, systems, and procedures, and develop solutions to problems within mine sites.
  • Work with exploration team to as necessary to produce exploration models or targets.
  • Prepare appropriate reports and presentations.
  • Perform all work and provide all necessary information for both internal and external audits.
  • Build and maintain collaborative internal relationships with key departments.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Required Education and Experience:


  • Master's degree in Geology, Engineering, or a related field; or Bachelor of Science degree with equivalent experience
  • Minimum if ten (10) years of industry experience, including five (5) years of resource modeling in porphyry copper deposits.
  • Thorough experience and understanding of geostatistics, block modeling and resource estimation and highly capable of producing models.
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Energetic and willingness to mentor mine geologists.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of acQuire, Access databases and data quality control / quality assurance (QAQC).
  • Knowledge of industry standards in mineral resource and mineral reserve estimation including CRIRSCO, SME guidelines and compliance with public disclosure regulation US SEC S-K 1300.
  • Excellent knowledge of Hexagon MinePlan and Leapfrog Geo.
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Cilene Zepeda
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