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Open Pit Senior Mine Geologist

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085243 Requisition #

Position Description:

Barrick is looking for a Senior Mine Geologist to join the Goldstrike Open Pit Mine Geology team. The position reports to the Open Pit Geology Superintendent.


  • Collection and interpretation of geologic data from blast holes, trenching, mapping and face sampling.

  • Generation of pit and bench geologic maps from collected mapping and logging data.

  • Design and justification for advanced grade control drill programs other than blast-hole drilling.

  • Oversight of infill and near-pit drilling programs to expand and better define open pit reserves.

  • Sampling, QAQC, logistics, sample dispatch and tracking related to drilling.

  • Reverse Circulation (RC) chip and diamond core logging.

  • Review and interpretation of RC and diamond core assay and logging data.

  • Generation and maintenance of plans and sections based on mapping, sampling and drill data.

  • Generation of 3D geological models bringing together all data from plans and sections.

  • Ore and waste rock characterization.

  • Density determination sampling, test work and modeling.

  • Initiation and coordination of geo-metallurgical studies, test work, modeling and reporting.

  • Daily, weekly and monthly verbal and written reports.

  • Effective communication and dissemination of information to Operations personnel, Engineers, Metallurgists and Geologists.

  • Supervision and development of Mine Geologists, Interns and Summer Students.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology or equivalent – required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Grade Control geology – required.
  • Ability to work within a team and to be a team player – required.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills – required

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities – required.

  • Demonstrated computer skills – required.
  • Experience with preferably with acQuire or Access database system, ArcGIS, AutoCad, Vulcan, and Leapfrog software or equivalent – required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely and in an environmentally responsible manner – required.
  • High level of organization, attention to detail, and ability to adapt to changing priorities – required.


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 work 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.

Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.

Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.


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