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Exploration Geologist

Date:  Jul 23, 2021

Chapleau, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.



This position will promote, communicate and follow operating procedures, Newmont Exploration Standards and Guidelines and Newmont’s Fatality Risk Management (FRM) system.  This position will ensure exploration activities will not cause unsafe working and environmental situations and will ensure timely reporting and correction of issues.  They will be reporting to the Senior Exploration Geologist.



To process, compile and interpret a significant amount of geologic information being generated by the Borden exploration efforts.  Work with contractors and work effectively and efficiently within the geology team and with other departments.

Essential Duties


  • Logging of exploration diamond drill core. Selection of sample sites, ongoing implementation of the QA-QC programs.
  • Generation of exploration targets/concepts/exploration models
  • Supervision of any sample collection, storage, shipment performed by technicians
  • Track drilling progress on daily basis. Visit drill rigs, inspect for adherence to PGM safety-environmental guidelines.
  • Utilize industry-standard software to compile and interpret 3-D location, geologic & assay results. Timely plotting of data.
  • Inform supervisor of new assay results, geologic opinions/suspicions, etc.
  • Contribute to target selection, follow-up. Design holes provide drillers with layouts.
  • Visit drill sites to spot holes, assess safety & technical requirements.
  • Occasional surface mapping & sampling projects
  • Assist with resource modelling, estimations.


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience


  • Bachelor of Science (Geology) degree or Geological Technician’s diploma with equivalent experience
  • Must hold or be eligible to obtain Professional Geologist designation.
  • 3 years of gold exploration experience, of which 1-2 should be within a mining environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.  Innovative and a proven ability to work with others.
  • Computer literacy is required. Working knowledge of the MS Office, industry-standard digital logging, and database entry.
  • Experience with geological software an asset.
  • Ability to communicate clearly & confidently, on a timely basis.
  • Industry-standard training in First-Aid, WHIMIS, an asset.

Working Conditions


  • This role is located at Borden, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Chapleau, ON.
  • In this role, you can expect to work a 14x14 schedule.  That said, if you do not live near the site, we will require relocation.

Please enter Job Number 13451  to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.