Hydrologist

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Date: Jul 20, 2019

Location: Round Mountain, Nevada, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Job Description

Under the direction of the Hydrologist Principal Advisor, the candidate is responsible for achieving hydrologic goals of the pit-dewatering program while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Monthly reporting: Including pumpage, water levels, well utilization and dewatering accounting.
  2. Dewatering data management in various database systems
  3. Collect of data from monitor wells to evaluate changes in the peizometric surface.
  4. Supervise the design, construction, development, testing and rehabilitation of water and monitor wells.
  5. Assist with planning and coordinate well locations, water line design and routing, and schedule rerouting dewatering systems with the planning engineers, maintenance and mine operations.
  6. Assist with planning and implement of current and future drilling programs.
  7. Conduct/lead hydrologic investigations such as performance / pumping / injection tests, spinner logs, infiltration studies, etc., collect and analyze data and prepare reports and documents.
  8. Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
  9. Mentor and supervise other hydrology staff.
  10. Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
  11. Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  12. Works without risk or harm to self and others.
  13. Punctuality and regular attendance required.
  14. Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
  15. Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.
Education and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in a Geologic or Engineering-related field.
  2. A preferred minimum of three to five years’ experience in geohydrology or water well management
  3. Experience with dewatering systems, hydrologic and hydrogeologic principles
  4. Direct experience with well drilling
  5. Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
  7. Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing AutoCAD, Vulcan, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
  8. Must have the ability to plan, coordinate and schedule time to achieve overall objectives.
  9. Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  10. Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.
  11. Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.
  12. Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
  13. Requires valid driver’s license.
Skills

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.
Reporting Relationships
  • Kinross Leadership Practices

  • Creates an environment where nothing is more important than every employee returning home safe and healthy every day. 
  • Creates an environment in which people are unfailingly treated with respect.
  • Fosters the talent and potential of all employees by enabling them to grow, develop, and make a difference in the organization.
  • Demonstrates that leadership in the areas of environmental performance and community and stakeholder relations is fundamental to the way we plan and manage our business. 
  • Holds self and others accountable for the decisions, commitments, and behaviors required to deliver outstanding results.
  • Uses judgment to manage business complexities, prioritize and balance conflicting demands to make timely decisions that best advance Kinross strategy. 
  • Builds and brings teams and people together to achieve organizational goals.  Models humility by going beyond self-interest for the good of the group.
  • Understands the economic implications of decisions and consistently uses all resources effectively and efficiently to maximize shareholder value.
  • Relentlessly champions, develops and embeds best practices. 
Career Framework and Level
Accountability (P2)
Knowledge (P2)
Leadership (P2)
Complexity (P2)
Impact (P2)
Legislative Requirements
Language Requirements
Travel Requirements
Capabilities
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