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Senior Mine Geologist 2013 - 147 at Yukon Zinc in WolverineMine, Yukon

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 in Trades & Labour

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

DOE

Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)

Duration

Permanent

About this Job

Yukon Zinc Corporation is seeking a qualified and committed Senior Mine Geologist at its

Wolverine Mine in the southeast Yukon Territory.

Make Wolverine Mine your next career

choice!

 A commitment to values: Safety, Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Prosperity, Collaboration

 A new team for a new mine creates opportunities for professional achievement

 Charter flights direct to site from Vancouver, Prince George and Whitehorse...currently with pick

up points in Campbell River, Smithers, Terrace, Watson Lake and Ross River.

 Company supported travel to the charter’s pick up point

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Technical Services Superintendent, the Senior Mine Geologist will play a key

role in the safe operations of the underground mine. More specific responsibilities include:

• Ensure that underground stope development is efficiently planned and carried out

• Direct development and production rounds, either personally or through subordinates

•Oversee the daily grade control program

• Map faults, folds, and other geotechnical features

•Work closely with Engineering to adjust stope plans as necessary to follow the ore zone or

blending requirements

• Oversee the daily sampling, assaying, and production reporting process

• Assist with preparing and updating theWolverine ore reserve estimate

Requirements

Geology related university degree and a minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible

experience in underground mining, preferably with VMS deposits or structurally

complex orebodies

•Willingness and ability to communicate effectively with miners and other

underground personnel regarding geological requirements

•Demonstrated record of safety leadership

• Experience in development of a new underground mine operation will be an asset

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Able to work a rotational work schedule of 2 weeks in x 2 weeks out

•Consent to a pre-employment medical examination which includes a drug &

alcohol screening

Wolverine is a “dry camp”, fly-in/fly-out underground mine operation. The minesite is located

midway between Ross River and Watson Lake on the Robert Campbell Highway and is

approximately 280 km by air northeast ofWhitehorse.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume via the current careers option on our

website at www.yukonzinc.com, or by fax, toll free, at (866) 887-7517. We thank all applicants for

their interest; however, we are only able to contact those who have been shortlisted.


This job was posted on Jan 16, 2013 and will be removed on Mar 31, 2013

All applications must be received before Mar 31, 2013

Yukon Zinc

Email: careers@yukonzinc.com

Phone: (866) 887-7517

Website: http://www.yukonzinc.com

To apply for this Job

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume via the current careers option on our website at www.yukonzinc.com, or by fax, toll free, at (866) 887-7517. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we are only able to contact those who have been shortlisted.