OC Geologist I

Job title: OC Geologist I

$55440 – 72765 per year

Company: Newmont

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Job description: Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( ) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont’s core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.


Your role

Connect your geology training with our well-established mining company; where you’ll find a good balance of field and technical work. Working in Mine Technical Services you will develop the skills needed to be an ore control geologist. You’ll have opportunities to work individually, within a group, and with other departments like Drill Services, Operations, Metallurgy, & Exploration.

What you will do

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety by actively participating in the Safety programs and working safely on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the environment and follow Social Responsibility guidelines.
  • Using established procedures perform duties of an ore control geologist including making decisions on material routing, monitoring blast movement, and performing QA/QC checks on the blast hole drilling program.
  • Using established procedures, collect basic geologic data, such as, geochemical samples (rock chip, stream sediment, BLEG, soil, etc.), geologic mapping and/or drill cuttings and core logging under close supervision.
  • Assist in preparation of technical reports such as monthly, quarterly, annual, project completion, and environmental regulatory reports. Computer drafting and graph/charts activities may be required.
  • Perform field sample preparation and shipping, as instructed.
  • Perform data entry and database management functions as necessary.
  • Construct maps and diagrams.
  • Communicate well, both verbally and in written form, with diverse groups (internal and external).
  • Remain abreast of current developments in the geological discipline through industry, government contacts and review of literature and professional organizations.

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

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geology or related field with demonstrated knowledge of geological principles.
  • Technical skills learned at the university level are applied in the practical environment and developed through predominantly on-the-job training. Training focus is toward ore control, local, or mine geologic settings. Activities are defined with supervisor guidance and significant training before releasing to sole responsibility.
  • Previous experience in mining or exploration preferred but not required.

Working Conditions and Location

  • This role will be based in CC&V.

The salary range offered for this role is $55,440.00- $72,765,00. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience. The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance.

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits: Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance. All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 22:48:37 GMT

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