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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST – VANCOUVER

Eldorado Gold Full-Time  Anywhere 28 Jan 2020

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reports to:       Vice President, Exploration
Location:         Vancouver

POSITION SUMMARY

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist will be responsible for expanding and upgrading our geospatial data capabilities. The position will include periodic travel to our exploration offices and work sites worldwide to develop collaborative working relationships with our regional technical specialists and exploration geologists. An alternative base at our Val-D’Or, Quebec exploration office is possible. You will also further the Company’s use of shared 3D geological models, and assist in the production of corporate presentation materials.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop GIS workspaces that are accessible to users based in multiple locations
  • Innovate new and improved systems for multiple exploration teams to share data and collaborate
  • Maintain and update exploration geospatial datasets
  • Produce or guide production of technical and presentation-quality maps
  • Maintain familiarity with advances in GIS trends and advances applicable to mineral exploration
  • Upgrade the technical capabilities of the Company’s geologists to efficiently access and utilize geospatial data
  • Provide GIS support and technical training to Company employees
  • Recommend innovative hardware and software solutions to streamline exploration tasks, and implement these solutions where appropriate
  • Develop and implement Company-wide standards for our GIS and 3D modelling platforms and products

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • A degree in Geology, Geological Engineering or a similar field of study
  • A diploma, or equivalent education, in GIS technology
  • Minimum 10 years relevant industry experience
  • A thorough understanding of best exploration practices relating to geospatial data collection and management
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of multiple GIS platforms, and implementation of practical GIS solutions to common exploration tasks; experience with Seequent Leapfrog and Central is an asset
  • A demonstrated understanding of common aspects of exploration fieldwork including mapping, sampling, core logging, land tenure management, and data compilation
  • Aptitude and willingness to transfer knowledge to other team members
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to make recommendations to senior management
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multicultural team environment
  • Excellent written & verbal English skills are mandatory; French language abilities are an asset
  • Enthusiasm, dedication, and persistence in developing innovative solutions, and providing high-value products to our exploration teams

 

To apply, please send your resume to: recruitment@eldoradogold.com

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