Senior Exploration Geologist Job at Alamos Gold Inc. – Matachewan, ON

Alamos Gold’s Young-Davidson is a low-cost, long-life operation and one of Canada’s largest underground gold mines. It is located near the town of Matachewan centrally located between Timmins, Kirkland Lake, North Bay and Sudbury, Ontario. The recent completion of a highly automated lower mine expansion has resulted in Young-Davidson increasing production as well as strong free cash flow generation. With a large Mineral Reserve base, it will serve as Alamos’ foundation for growth for many years to come. This is a very exciting time at Young-Davidson, and we are searching for highly motivated and committed people to join our team!

If you are willing to be part of a team that is dedicated to growth, high performance and a culture of safety and accountability, we would like to hear from you!

Reporting to the Exploration Manager, Canada, the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out a variety of geological assignments and assisting in multiple aspects of the exploration programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide technical leadership for the Young-Davidson exploration team including review, Develop regional, target, and deposit-scale geological models (lithology, structure, alteration, and mineralization);

Detailed interpretation, analysis, and continuous improvement in understanding the controls on gold mineralization at the existing deposits, and to refine and develop exploration targets;

Analyze and interpret the mineral potential of the Company’s exploration properties to define opportunities, both brownfields and greenfields.

Collection, compilation, data management, and interpretation of geological information from exploration programs including diamond drilling, mapping, geophysics, and surface sampling.

Provide technical leadership for regional exploration team including review, development and maintenance of best practice technical exploration systems and protocols;

Contribute to developing exploration work programs and to strategic exploration planning;

In collaboration with the Exploration Manager, ensure technical coaching for professional development purposes and proactive mentorship of junior staff.

Qualifications and Experience:
A minimum bachelor’s degree in Geology or Earth Science; Post-graduate degree, an asset.

7- 10 years’ experience in mineral exploration, both field and diamond drilling programs

2-5 years of experience managing exploration teams and managing contractors

Solid knowledge of orogenic gold deposit models.

Experience developing geological models at both the deposit- and greenstone-belt scales.

Regional scale targeting and exploration experience in Archean greenstone belts.

An excellent understanding of geological settings, deposit models, and ore-forming processes as it pertains to the latest concepts of gold deposit environments.

An ability to think across-scales and to integrate diverse, large datasets.

A demonstrated commitment to safety, environment, and community.

Mine site exploration experience an asset including working with other site departments including safety, environment, operations, human resources and technical services beneficial.

A track record of talent development with strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is required.

Shown to be self-motivated and possesses leadership abilities.

Proficient with Leapfrog, GIS, and SQL databases.

Registered as a Professional Geologist (PGO)

Schedule: 4-3, 10 hour shifts

Young Davidson offers competitive salaries, relocation and benefits packages with opportunities for both personal and professional advancement.

Qualified candidates are invited to visit our website, www.alamosgold.com 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.


About the Company

Company: Alamos Gold Inc. –

Company Location:  Matachewan, ON

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