Senior Exploration Geologist – Centerra US

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Centerra US Inc

Senior Project Geologist


Centerra US Inc is seeking a Senior Project Geologist to help lead exploration in the southwest USA including projects in Nevada, Utah and Idaho. Projects range from greenfields mapping and sampling through to resource definition. In the role of Senior Geologist you will work alongside the team and the Exploration Manager to plan, lead and execute exploration activities in Carlin-like and HS epithermal gold projects.


Oversee the planning and execution of geological mapping, geochemical sampling, and geophysical surveys

Interpret exploration results and provide recommendations to advance projects

Generate drill targets, collaborate on drill hole planning and permitting, execute drill programs, and ensure the collection of quality geologic data

Provide leadership and mentoring to junior geologists and field technicians

Implement and oversee QA/QC protocols to ensure the highest quality of data

Provide regular reports on activities and findings

Ensure projects are delivered within budget and completed in a timely and safe manner

Follow Centerra US Inc health and safety, community relations, and environmental best practices


The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and/or experience:

Bachelor of Science in Geology (MSc preferred)

3 to 8 years of experience in mineral exploration and/or mining, ideally experience in southwest U.S. Carlin and epithermal projects

Skill in producing geologic maps and sections from surface and subsurface data

Experience working with drill contractors and supervising drilling, core handling and logging

Proficient with ArcGIS, Mapinfo, or QGIS


A comprehensive compensation package including profit sharing, retirement fund matching, a competitive medical plan with a national provider network, two weeks paid time off.


Qualified applicants should send their resumes to

About Us

Centerra is a Canadian-based gold mining and exploration company engaged in the operation, exploration, development and acquisition of gold properties in Asia, North America and other markets worldwide. Centerra’s vision is to build a team-based culture of excellence that responsibly delivers sustainable value and growth. Our objective is to build shareholder value by maximizing the potential of our current properties and leveraging our financial strength and experience to acquire new long-life, low-cost projects

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