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Senior Exploration Geologist (Near-Mine)

JOB IDENTIFICATION:  Senior Exploration Geologist (Near-Mine), Bralorne Gold Mine

JOB SUMMARY:

Bralorne Gold Mines is recruiting a Senior Exploration Geologist (Near-Mine) to join its Geological Team in Bralorne, BC. Under the Supervision of the Mine Manager, with technical support and guidance from the Senior Mining Advisor and Consulting Geologist the Senior Exploration Geologist will carry out all geological work required to return the Bralorne Gold Mine to production. The primary focus of this role will be designing and implementing a substantial exploration program focused on building the current resource base through new discovery in a near-mine environment. It will include updating all historic data, planning / supervising surface and underground exploration programs to facilitate discovery. All plans will be kept up to date for updating the Resource / Reserve estimates on an annual basis. This position is for an initial 12-month limited term contract with the potential to become permanent. These positions will be based at Bralorne, BC or on a rotation of 2 weeks on followed by 2 weeks off or otherwise agreeable to the Company.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the Bralorne land tenures and claims and maintain them in good standing
  • Develops and executes geological exploration programs for surface and underground
  • Manage the geological team and promote exemplary work practices
  • Prepares assessment reports for all geological work and submits them to the appropriate government authorities on a timely basis
  • Develops and executes sampling programs for underground development and production
  • Develops, manages and executes core logging and sampling practises to NI 43-101 standards
  • Mentors and supervises geologists reporting to him or her
  • Manages any test work required regarding mineralogical work
  • Prepares and maintains reports and documents required to manage the geological activities for mining and resource calculations
  • Works closely with the mine engineering department and supervision to carry out work on a timely basis
  • The Company’s representative in managing the consultants and contractors engaged for surface and underground drilling
  • Reviews the technical plans prepared by consultants and contractors in conjunction with site and senior management
  • Works with mine management and supervision to ensure that the consultants and contractors are following work and safety procedures established for the specific jobs
  • Works with mine management and senior management to advance and maintain relations with the First Nations
  • Takes on other work as requested by the mine manager that takes priority over geology
  • Learns and understands the design and operation of the Tailings Storage Facility

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Geology or Geological Engineering
  • A Master’s Degree would be an asset
  • Other related academic work would be an asset
  • A professional geologist registered in BC, or be on a quick path towards becoming one
  • A minimum of Ten years of experience with a strong background in exploration in a near mine environment (gold experience preferred)
  • A minimum of two years as an underground mine geologist
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a dynamic geological team
  • A strongly driven individual, responsible and accountable for self-directed work
  • Develops effective relationships with key stakeholders and the Bralorne team
  • Able to identify, analyse and solve problems
  • Organized and can meet deadlines
  • Professional level oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in all computer software related to this position (Leapfrog, Surpac, QGIS)
  • Experience managing geological teams and multi-rig drill programs
  • Fluency in Spanish would be an asset
  • Fire Fighting training would be an asset or willingness to complete the training
  • Mine Rescue training would be an asset of willingness to complete the training and join the team

Application Process:  Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until June 15th, 2018.

Lee Heichert, Bralorne Gold Mines

2 Compressor Hill, Gold Bridge, BC, V0K 1P0

Fax:  250 238-2334 / Email: office@avino.com

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