Project Exploration Geologist

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Working for this world-wide world-class mining organisation, in a dynamic team on exciting projects.  You will be based in Almaty Kazakhstan plus field rotation.

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The Exploration Project Geologist job itself where you will join an international leader in mining & metals offering outstanding personal development & career opportunities.  You will be part of a diverse, agile and talented team of experts with a caring culture and strong teamwork.  More specifically:

We are looking for an Exploration Project Geologist to join the exploration team. This challenging role offers to discover or acquire resources that create significant value opportunities for the firm. The incumbent will advance projects with good potential across any stage of the project lifecycle to process as efficiently and rapidly as soon as possible.

More specifically:  The work schedule will be 3 weeks in, 9 days off. Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Project Geoscientist, with responsibilities as follows:

  • Helps designs and execute exploration projects of small to medium size and/or leads discrete team within more complex project
  • Increased awareness regarding the effectiveness of the team and guidance of junior staff
  • Provides specialist technical services to projects and team across an exploration programme
  • Provides increased supervisory responsibility for the project team
  • Generation and/or evaluation of exploration targets with the potential to deliver
  • bodies capable of becoming large, low-cost, long life mines within the region
  • Ensure rapid and efficient advancement of exploration projects with appropriate potential for drill testing,
  • Further developing of promising projects and identifying and exiting failing projects quickly

You will have

To be successful as Exploration Project Geologist, you will have the following 

  • A passionate desire to participate in discovery
  • Tertiary degree in geology or related field (with honors)
  • At least 5-7 years related field experience
  • High level of technical competence within a relevant discipline (eg. geology, geophysics,
  • geochemistry) with demonstrated understanding of technical concepts and principles and their application in an exploration environment.
  • Broad knowledge of mineral deposits and exploration techniques across a variety of commodities
  • Cu-porphyry experience will an advantage
  • Understanding of drill techniques and related geological oversight
  • Geological mapping and core logging experience
  • Good analytical skills to collate, analyse and interpret technical data
  • Advanced computer skills, the standard office package and specialized software, in particular ArcGIS
  • Good understanding of project management skills
  • Developing leadership skills which enable the coaching technical/professional staff and manage contractors
  • Fluency in Russian, good proficiency in English and Kazakh

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As Exploration Project Geologist you will enjoy

Competitive salary of KZT 1.25M – 1.5M Per Year + Fantastic benefits package

  • Quarterly incentive program
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Exclusive employee discounts
  • Leave for all moments that matter in life

You can apply

To Senior Advisor Occupational Health by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to anthony@macstaff.co.uk 

Permanent
19 October 2020
Engineering/Consulting
Geologist
Kazakhstan, Almaty

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