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Job Posting: Geologist

Job Posting: Geologist

LOCATION: Bornite Camp, Alaska

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: Reporting to the Senior Geology Manager, the Geologist will gather and evaluate geologic data advancing NovaCopper’s Upper Kobuk Mineral Project resource development and property exploration. Candidates must be available to work from early July to mid-September.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Geological and geotechnical core logging.
  • Follow corporate core logging & sampling QA/QC procedures
  • Practices established safety procedures and contribute to our preemptive safety program
  • Instruct geo-technicians, assist with work, and then monitor data for consistency and quality.
  • Observations, map and collecting data to advance the property and district geology.
  • Provide geologic and engineering field support for drilling activities.
  • Geochemical field sampling.
  • Provide progress and geologic reports. Assist with data management.
  • Plot maps organize files and reports for office, presentations and field work.


  • Completed or working towards a college degree in geology (mineralogy and petrology course work must be completed).
  • 2-3 years’ experience in geology is an asset.
  • Familiar with standard Microsoft Office programs; GIS or geologic modeling software an asset.
  • The individual should be focused, self-motivated and well organized.
  • Competent oral, writing, mathematical and scientific skills
  • Able to repetitively lift and carry 35 pounds (a loaded core box).
  • Comfortable traveling in and work around helicopters and small fixed wing aircraft.
  • Able to traverse alpine arctic terrain, tolerate adverse weather, at ease in a remote camp setting

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a résumé or application to mailto:careers@novacopper.com or fax it to 604-629-2953. We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will close on Friday, May 29th, 2015.

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