Do you enjoy working with rocks and minerals? Then we have the position for you.
This company is seeking a Mine Geologist I to perform daily grade control at the assigned mine site. The successful candidates find new ore by directing underground and surface core drills, establishing weekly and monthly mine plans, providing geologic mapping to help find additional ore, and communicating geologic anomalies or strata changes that could affect safety. This position is located at our Brushy Creek Mine in Boss, MO. Salary is dependent upon experience.
Collect grade control information and relate conditions of the mine in relation to grade control.
Estimate the grade of production faces and record information daily; advise on ways to improve the grade at production faces.
Ensure the most efficient method of mining with the best grade possible; disseminate grade control information to all necessary staff.
Become familiar with local geology to aid in prospect planning and inform other employees of geologic structures or strata that may affect safety.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to identify rocks and minerals accurately.
Ability to identify different strata and map out faults and fractures.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Geology Engineering, or related field.
Valid, current driver’s license
1 or less years of experience identifying rocks & minerals.
Regularly required to work underground and near moving mechanical parts.
Frequently exposed to wet, humid (non-weather) conditions.
May be exposed to moderate noise levels.
Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time, talk, and hear.
Occasionally required to use repetitive motion and reach with hands/arms.
Occasionally required to lift up to 15 pounds.
This Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production. They have facilities in Missouri, Washington, and Arizona and operate one of the world’s largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, MO. Using innovative mining techniques, they skillfully tap one of the largest lead deposits in the world.
As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life.
All health and welfare benefits as well as 401K are effective on your start date! In addition, we offer tuition reimbursement to help you grow and develop within our organization with ample opportunities for advancement.
They are an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation, and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.
Bachelors or better in Geology or a related field
1 year: Experience identifying rocks and minerals.
Licenses & Certifications
Personal Driver’s License