Interested in working at one of the leaders in the oil and gas industry in Canada? If so, it’s all possible with this Geologist job in Fort McMurray, AB.
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
Shifts: 6 days on & 6 days off | 12 hours / day
Job type: Full-time | Long-Term Contract
Adecco is currently recruiting for a full-time Geologist, to work a long-term contract at a well-established energy company majoring in the production of synthetic crude from oil sands, in Fort McMurray, AB. In this role, you will be responsible for completing daily field geological activities in support of Mine Operations in Fort McMurray.
Here’s why you should apply:
Hires fast, pays weekly
Vacation Pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque
Medical and dental benefits once qualified
Free training programs
New and quicker onboarding process
Duties and Responsibilities:
Daily mine tours of shovel pits
Daily ore grade calculations and compilation of ore reports
Estimating ore grade/fines and ore quality control at operating shovel faces
Delineating ore/waste boundaries in shovel pits based upon field observations and interpretation of geological data (cross-sections, maps and block model)
Attending daily meetings and communicating with Mine Planners, Extraction and Operations personnel
Advising on geological recommendations to maintain desired ore blend
Collecting samples of oil sand material from ore pits and stockpiles as requested
Investigating geological hazards or anomalies observed in the mine and report on findings
Providing support to investigations of bitumen recovery excursions
Requirements and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Geology (preferred) or Geological Engineering is needed
Minimum 1-2year of experience in mining or the oil and gas industry is an asset
Prior oil sand site experience along with familiarity with regional/local Geology and McMurray Formation lithofacies is required.
Experience in operations support (production) geology roles on other oil sands sites is considered an asset
Prior exposure to MicroStation, Surpac and dispatch software (Wenco) is preferred, with competency using MS office programs, Excel in particular, being essential.
Must be physically fit to work outdoors and able to operate a 4x4 light vehicle in a mining environment
Ability to communicate effectively with both office and field personnel, along with strong attention to detail and decision-making skills, are a must
Must be legally eligible to work and reside in Canada
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