Senior Geologist

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Tetlin/Tok, Alaska, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

The Manh Choh Project is a greenfield gold deposit in eastern Alaska being developed with ore being hauled to Kinross’ Fort Knox mine north of Fairbanks for processing. The mine site is located in the Tetlin Hills, approximately 250 miles southeast of Fort Knox and 10 miles southeast of Tok. Production is expected to begin in 2024.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ore control activities of an open pit mine. 
  • Develop site ore and waste characterization and pit mapping.
  • Supervise geology staff and train on mining and minimize dilution.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly reconciliation, and reporting.
  • Responsible for monthly royalty calculation.
  • Ensure that geologic information is updated in a timely and efficient manner and adjust models accordingly.
  • Responsible for accurate reserve and resource reporting.
  • Maintain accurate geology records and files.
  • Investigate, analyze and supervise the documentation of accidents, injuries and equipment damage, and recommend prevention strategies as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in geology or related field required. A Master's degree in geology or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience as a mine or exploration geologist is required.
  • Minimum of two years as a mine geologist in open-pit mines preferred but not required.
  • Exposure to high-grade/highly selective ore bodies preferred.
  • A thorough understanding of the efficient use of geologic instruments, techniques, and interpretation of data.
  • Good working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing and spreadsheet programs. MineSight, Orepro3D and AutoCAD skills are preferred, as well as industry standard database programs.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work with others in a team environment.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all Kinross Safety and Sustainability standards.
  • 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.

Kinross is a Canadian-based global senior gold mining company with operations and projects in the United States, Brazil, Mauritania, Chile, and Canada. Our focus on delivering value is based on our core principles of responsible mining, operational excellence, disciplined growth and balance sheet strength. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).