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Geologist, Senior – 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 Senior Geologist to assist with the day to day operations that include underground mapping, ore control, a core drilling 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 insurance, paid time off, and paid holidays.
Essential job duties include:

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety and the environment and the ability to work safely on a daily basis
  • Evaluate, develop and/or manage programs utilized to increase global mineable reserves from all sources
  • Empower junior staff members by providing training and mentorship relevant to their individual roles within the department
  • Initiate and direct the preparation of reports and recommendations for senior management
  • Employ knowledge, findings, and techniques to locate new mineral deposits and determine their characteristics
  • Plan, conduct, and/or review geologic and sample quality aspects of work on a major project, or in a similar capacity on a number of small projects
  • May estimate present and prospective ore reserves
  • Organize consultation on geological aspects of major decisions in exploration programming
  • Effectively interface with exploration and mine staffs for exchange of geologic ideas and information to facilitate additional discoveries
  • Employees must comply with regulatory health and safety regulations, company policies and procedures and the Company’s environmental compliance policy
  • Will work in mines, project sites, and/or exploration environments where conditions may be primitive and/or harsh at times (hot/cold temperatures, steep rough terrain, long distance and/or time to advanced medical care).
  • Employees will perform other duties as directed and needed by the Company to ensure optimal safe operation

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in geology, geophysics, geoscience or related field and 7+ years of experience in mining and exploration environments
  • Proficient with industry software including Vulcan, Leapfrog, and ArcGIS. Access programming ability is highly desirable. MS Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point) skills required
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills and be self-motivated and self-reliant
  • 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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