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Geologist, Mine – Empire State Mines

Titan Mining Corporation Full-Time  Gouverneur, New York, United States 4 Dec 2017

Job Description


Empire State Mines, located in the historic Balmat Zinc District in St. Lawrence County, New York, is recruiting a Mine Geologist to assist with the day to day operations that include underground mapping and ore control, a diamond drill program, and resource modeling. Management seeks a motivated professional that supports a diverse work culture, engages fellow employees across departmental boundaries, and fosters cooperation and innovation in a team environment. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate strong safety leadership and to support the company’s commitment to operational excellence.

Empire State Mines provides competitive pay and an employee benefit package that includes comprehensive medical and dental, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Essential job duties include:

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to working safely, protecting the environment and maintaining operational excellence
  • Perform geologic activities essential to production, development, and/or exploration programs in support the mine, including geologic mapping, daily drill rig visits, geologic computer modeling (GIS, Vulcan, etc.)
  • Compile raw data into reports for review by senior management and/or regulatory agencies
  • Collect, compile and analyze production, development, and exploration data and results
  • Collect geochemical samples according to defined best practices, including collection and recording of field observations
  • Perform data entry and database management functions as necessary
  • Perform field sample preparation and shipping, as instructed
  • Analyze and interpret geochemical data resulting in report
  • Construct maps, diagrams and sections


  • A BS degree in Geology or Geological Engineering with 2-5 years of industry experience in a mining or exploration environment
  • Proficient with industry software including Vulcan, Leapfrog, and ArcGIS. Access programming ability is highly desirable. MS Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point) skills required
  • Ability to describe basic rock types and alteration, geologic mapping skills, and geologic observation skill
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills and be self-motivated and self-reliant.
  • Will work in mines, project sites, and/or exploration environments where conditions may be primitive and/or harsh at times. (surface or underground environments, hot to cold, rough terrain, long distance and/or time to advanced medical care.)
  • Requires the ability to lift and carry core boxes and/or samples (up to 50 lbs)
  • Must be able to hold/operate a phone and radio with sufficient voice and hearing to carry on a conversation
  • Must be able to operate a manual transmission tractor or 4×4 light vehicle



Interested parties should submit their cover letter and resume to:
HR Director
St. Lawrence Zinc Company
408 Sylvia Lake Road
Gouverneur, NY 13642

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