Mine Geologist

Website i80 Gold Corp

Position:          Mine Geologist

The Mine Geologist is responsible for underground ore control and mapping activities, assisting with underground drilling programs, and core logging.  Daily functions will align with and reflect the company’s values.

Location:          Granite Creek Mine, 6750 Getchell Mine Road, Golconda, NV


  • Daily underground mapping of advanced headings
  • Perform underground channel sampling and material type routing.
  • Supervise sample collection for accuracy and consistency, timely delivery to lab.
  • Production data entry in Acquire.
  • Update digital data in mapping medium for use in geologic and estimation model.
  • Perform drill programs designs for diamond core and reverse circulation drilling using Vulcan software.
  • Support diamond and RC drilling activities through drill and drill station inspections.
  • Geologic and geotechnical data collection from drill core and RC chips.
  • Attends and participates in daily/weekly safety meetings.
  • Compile and validate drilling data; including assay results, downhole survey, geology logging and QAQC and other data collected during drilling.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Geology required.
  • Excellent safety record required.
  • One to three years of professional experience in the mining industry.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills required.
  • Capable of utilizing latest computer & software technologies such as Microsoft Office products and mining programs such as Vulcan, Leapfrog and Acquire.
  • Highly effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently in a results-oriented environment.
  • Experience with logging diamond drill core and RC Chips.
  • Underground mining experience preferred.
  • Knowledge or experience in Carlin Type deposits.
  • Understanding of mining operations and drill techniques preferred.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to walk up, down, and over rough terrain.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. throughout the day.

To apply for this job please visit www.i80gold.com.