• Geologist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/10/2018 10:27 AM)
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    Fixed Term Contract
  • Mission for this Position

    At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

    We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.


    Currently Baffinland is looking for experienced Geologist to join their team on the Mary River Project.  The position will assist with management and execution of Baffinland's 2018 Exploration program.

    This is a FIXED TERM  position based at site with a 2 week fly-in, fly-out rotation.

    Main Accountabilities

    • Follow and adhere to Baffinland’s Environment, Health and Safety Policies and Standards at all times.
    • Property and regional scale mapping.
    • Reconnaissance prospecting traverses and collection of related surface samples.
    • Portable XRF surveying and sample analysis.
    • Updating and management of geology and sample databases.
    • Processing and preparation of surface and grab samples for shipment to the laboratory
    • Assisting with required daily and weekly reporting.
    • General camp duties that may occur in the course of supporting the Exploration program.


    Main Qualifications

    • Concern for Safety, Health and Environment
    • Must be physically fit to perform daily field work over rough terrain in remote areas.
    • Strong ability to work cooperatively within a team environment.
    • Preferred applicants must have completed a university degree in Geology or Earth Sciences.
    • Previous exploration field experience would be considered an asset.
    • Hold a valid standard First aid + CPR certificate.
    • Hold or be able to obtain a valid site driver's license.
    • Firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) is an asset.


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