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Project Geologist

Employment Options, KL

Full-Time • Kirkland Lake Region

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Alamos is currently recruiting the following position to join our team at the Young-Davidson Mine in Matachewan, Ontario. The mine is located approximately 60 km west of Kirkland Lake.

Project Geologist

Alamos Gold Inc. Young-Davidson Mine, located in Matachewan, Ontario, approximately 60 km west of Kirkland Lake is hiring a Project Geologist. Young-Davidson. Young Davidson mine is among one of Canada’s largest Underground Gold Mines with growing production and a large mineral reserve base. More information on Alamos Gold Inc. and the Young-Davidson Mine can be found on our website at

Date Posted: June 24, 2022                 Closing Date: Until Filled

Reporting to the Senior Project Geologist, the successful candidate will be responsible for the safe execution of a variety of exploration programs, focused within the Young-Davidson Project near Matachewan, Ontario. The candidate will also be involved with developing a regional-, target-, and deposit-scale geological model to further support the on-going exploration programs. From time to time the candidate maybe assigned to various projects including external prospect evaluation, and geological investigation of properties in the region.

Primary Responsibilities:

 Conducting a variety of geological activities at both the deposit- and regional-scale including core logging, geological mapping, prospecting, and geochemical sampling programs.
 Collecting and interpreting field observations utilizing the regional geology and appropriate ore deposit models.
 Responsible for the execution, tracking and completion of exploration drilling programs following industry leading practices, a high level of technical acumen, and delivering concise, timely and performance-based reporting of results.
 Participation and contribution to deposit to regional scale geological models utilizing 3D modelling software; Leapfrog, Micromine.
 Mentoring and supervision of the regional exploration team; coaching exploration geologists, geological technicians, liaising with mine operations, contractors, and tracking budget expenditures.
 Time management as a project geologist is estimated as 25% target generation and geological interpretation, 25% supervision of contractors and project personnel, and 50% core logging / mapping, collection of geological data.  

Qualifications and Experience:

 Minimum B.Sc. in Geology, PGO accreditation in Ontario,
 4-10 years exploration experience, preferably in Archean lode gold deposits,
 Experience supporting the development of geological models at both the deposit- and greenstone-belt scales.
 A strong understanding of geological settings, deposit models, and ore-forming processes as it pertains to the latest concepts of gold deposit environments.
 Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills who promotes safe work and environmental practices, works safely with a high degree of professionalism, strong analytical and organizational skills.
 Previous experience managing surface and underground exploration drill programs and contractors
 Proficient with the use and understanding of database, GIS software, 3D Exploration/ mining software.
 Experience with core orientation and pXRF data collection and interpretation preferred
 Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, including previous experience reporting exploration results,
 Good written and verbal communication skills.
 Solid knowledge of orogenic gold deposit genetic models preferentially in Archean greenstone terranes.
 Reasonable competency in applied Geophysics, geochemistry and structural geology techniques for gold exploration.

Schedule/Contract Terms: 2x2 week rotation. Note schedule could be subject to change depending on exploration requirements of the company.

Young Davidson offers competitive base wage and incentive benefits, including health and welfare insurance benefits, pension and RRSP plan and employee share purchase plan with opportunities for both personal and professional advancement.

Qualified candidates are invited to visit our website, and apply online under the careers’ sections.

Alamos Gold Inc. is committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance so that we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation. We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants however; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Job Expires: 2022-08-24

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Employment Options, KL

Matachewan Matachewan, ON, Canada

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