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Junior Geologist

Western Atlas Resources Contract  Anywhere 14 Jan 2021

Job Description

Junior Geologist

Western Atlas Resources Inc. is a Canadian publicly listed company focused on the acquisition and development of scalable precious metals projects in premier mining jurisdictions.

Western Atlas is currently exploring its 100% owned Meadowbank project, 580 km2 of mineral claims along trend and immediately adjacent to Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank producing gold mine and Amaruq gold deposit in Nunavut, Canada.

Job Description

Department: Geology

Position: Junior Geologist

Position Reports to: Exploration Manager and other Senior Executives upon request

Location: Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada

Length of Contract: Seasonal position. The program starts immediately and will last a minimum of two months (completion of the program is expected for end of March or beginning of April, 2021)

Scope and Responsibilities:

  • Core logging and sampling. The job includes sample selection, marking out individual samples for cutting, selection of blanks and standards among others
  • Supervision of core cutters and sample prep/bagging operations
  • Editing of drill logs and related tasks

The work will be conducted under the supervision of the Exploration Manager and in compliance with the Company’s QA/QC protocol

Responsibilities may also include:

  • Preliminary geotechnical measurements as required (RQD/RMR among others)
  • Writing sample tags
  • Taking core photos
  • Assisting core-logging geologist
  • Core cutting and sampling
  • Sample shipping


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology or equivalent
  • Prior work experience at a mining/exploration operation highly regarded
  • Demonstrate excellent work ethic, communication & organizational skills
  • Ability to work in all conditions
  • Able to work in camp setting 

Working Conditions:

  • Baker Lake Lodging is in a fully serviced house
  • Baker Lake office, indoor logging and sampling facilities, additional as required
  • Working and lodging areas are alcohol-free and drug-free, as well as smoke-free in common areas
  • Transportation will be provided from point of hire to and from project site

Language requirements:

  • Additionally, knowledge of Spanish is considered a plus


  • Extremely attractive package is being offered to the right driven individual

In return, you can expect to:

  • Play a major role in the forming of multimillion-dollar Mining Company
  • Work closely with a Management team of seasoned and successful natural resource professionals and top league financiers

Join a team of extremely determined people whose focus is the successful development of the Company and its current and future projects.



If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to outlining your qualifications and background.

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