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Minex Project Geologist

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Position Description:

Barrick is looking for a Minex Project Geologist to join the Geology Team at Turquoise Ridge Mine.



  • Field exploration will include mapping, sampling and conducting surveys on district targets

  • Logging drill core an RC, generation of drill plans, and communication with Drill Services

  • Technical review of geology using ioGas, Leapfrog, and WellCad.

  • Financial Evaluation of projects to accompany the annual budgeting process

  • Supervision of Minex and contract geologists & summer interns



  • Bachelor of Science in Geology, Geological Engineering or related field

  • Familiarity with geological modeling and interpretation software (Leapfrog, Vulcan, Acquire, ioGas, WellCad)

  • Familiarity with Carlin-type gold deposits

  • Experienced in Field exploration and RC & Core logging, practiced in basic mineral exploration

  • Computer: download and collection of data, proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Ability to conduct field work (steep grades, rugged terrain, carry heavy samples) in a safe manner

  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) compliance

  • Valid drivers license

  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining a safe work culture

  • Able to drive manual transmission mine tractor and a transport van on freeway

  • Able to walk significant grades underground and lift 50 lbs if needed

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining

  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless

  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations

  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About Barrick


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 43 miles northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine with Newmont owning the remaining 25%.


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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