Geotechnician

Join our dynamic team at one of Alaska’s premier gold mines as an underground Geotechnician! This is a unique opportunity for an individual with a passion for geology and hands-on fieldwork. As an underground Geotechnician, you will play a crucial role in the exploration and development of a gold mine near Fairbanks. This position operates on a 2-week on, 1-week off schedule, with 12-hour shifts, providing an exciting work-life balance for those ready to embrace the challenges and rewards of the mining industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Rock Core Management: Transporting, cutting, prepping, and logging rock core samples with precision and attention to detail.
  2. Field Operations: Conduct field surveys, collect geological data, and contribute to the overall geological assessment of the mine site.
  3. Safety Compliance: Adhere to strict safety protocols and procedures to ensure a secure working environment for yourself and your team.
  4. Equipment Operation: Operate various geotechnical tools and machinery with a focus on safety and efficiency.
  5. Data Recording and Analysis: Maintain accurate records of geological data and collaborate with the geology team to analyze findings.

Qualifications:

  1. Experience: Prior experience in a mining or exploration environment is preferred, but not mandatory.
  2. License: Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record are required.
  3. Physical Ability: Ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly throughout the shift and work in challenging outdoor conditions.
  4. Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills for effective collaboration within the team.
  5. Adaptability: Willingness to work in a dynamic and changing environment, adapting to the needs of the project.
  6. Must be authorized to work in the US without work visa sponsorship

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