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geologist


Source: Job Bank

Location

La Ronge, SK
S0J1L0

Salary

$40.00 to $42.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Confined spaces

Work setting

  • Consulting geology, geophysics or engineering firm
  • Various locations
  • Management

Tasks

  • Plan, direct and participate in sampling and analysis of seawater, plankton, fish, sediments and rocks
  • Plan analytical studies of core samples to identify chemical, mineral, hydrocarbon and biological composition
  • Plan, direct and participate in analyses of geological, geochemical and geophysical survey data, well logs and other test results, maps, notes and cross sections
  • Plan, direct and participate in geological, geochemical and geophysical field studies, drilling and geological testing programs
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • MS Office
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Supervision

  • 5-10 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Registration as a professional geologist

Type of resources

  • Ferrous metals
  • Precious metal
  • Uranium
  • Base metals
  • Industrial or non-metallic minerals

Type of service and repair

  • Geographic Information System (GIS)

Computer and technology knowledge

  • ArcGIS
  • Data manipulation and analysis
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • Mapping and data visualization software

Field work location experience

  • On land

Technical experience

  • Geochemical sampling analysis

Physiographic environment experience

  • Mountains
  • Shield
  • Plains and prairies
  • Sedimentary basins
  • Other basins

Area of work experience

  • Industrial research and development
  • Resource exploitation and development
  • Resource exploration
  • Statistical analysis
  • Mining and exploration
  • Geological mapping

Geochemistry specialization

  • Analytical geochemistry
  • Field sampling and preparation
  • Geochemical data interpretation
  • Geochemical data processing

Geology specialization

  • Mineral deposits or mining
  • Stratigraphy or biostratigraphy
  • Diamond drill interpretation
  • Structural analysis
  • Subsurface geological mapping

Geophysics specialization

  • Down-hole techniques
  • Electromagnetic
  • Magnetic
  • Radiometric

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Physically demanding

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Leadership

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

  • 3 years to less than 5 years

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Other benefits

  • On-site housing options
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer

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