Exploration Geologist


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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Exploration & Geosciences
  • Location: Gouverneaur

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 4 December 2021

About this role: Exploration Geologist

About this role: Exploration Geologist

Brunel is currently searching for an Exploration Geologist to join our client’s team in upstate New York just outside of the of Gouverneur, New York.

As the Sr. Exploration Geologist on the team, you will be assessing and analyzing geological data in order to advise on exploration plans. Plan, coordinate and execute the surface drilling program. You will be responsible for the ($2M) budget and monthly reporting.

  • Performs surface mapping, core logging, chip logging, conducts rock chip sampling or soil surveys.
  • Managing and interpretation of all geological data (e.g. rock type, alteration, and structure), assay, and mineralogical data.
  • Works with a team of geologists by interpreting downhole geologic data on sections.
  • Supervise and direct exploration activities and personnel in the field and office, including contractors, core technicians, and data administrators.
  • May be required to make regular visits to drill rigs to communicate with drill services.
  • Utilize drill hole database to log efficiently to ensure all sample intervals are accurate and ensures standards and blanks are inserted at the proper frequency.
  • Travel to project sites as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Geological Engineering, or a closely related field required.
  • 5 years minimum experience in field.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • MSHA surface miner (24hr)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. (Core Boxes, RC samples)
  • Computer skills for downloading data, data collection, experience with 3D modeling Leapfrog, Vulcan, and Microsoft Software.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining a safe work culture.
  • Effective communication with all members on the project and the exploration team.
  • Effective public speaking and professional writing skills.
  • Able to wear and demonstrate to employees the use of personal protective equipment including hardhat, steel toed footwear, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves (rubber, leather & cloth), and/or any other equipment required to do the job assigned safely.
  • Ability to relocate to Northern NY near site location.
  • Must be able to travel to site within the Western U.S. and Canada. Approximately 10% travel.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship



Our client offers Competitive Pay with potential for end of year bonus and weekly paychecks. Excellent benefits package eligible on date of hire, including BC/BS coverage with minimal employee contributions and zero deductible! Additional plans include Vision, Dental, and Life Insurances, a 401K Retirement Plan with 5% matching where you will be 100% vested on day one! Paid Vacations, Holidays, Time Off and relocation package.

Join this growing team today! Qualified and interested applicants please send resume to c.king@brunel.net for consideration.

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About Brunel

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Cindy King via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Cindy King
Brunel USA - Detroit
+1 313-986-9073

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