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Posted: 31 October 2010

Chief Geologist

Location: Mumbai, India

The incumbent will be responsible for geo-physical evaluation of identified base metal mines. His key area of responsibilities will be:

Desired Candidate Profile:
Contact Person: Mr. Sunil Kumar
Mobile No. 0091-9871116677
Email Id. sunil@markwinglobal.com




Posted: 25 October 2010

Mine Engineer

Wabush, NL
Reference #8083

Cliffs Natural Resources is an international mining and natural resources company, a member of the S&P 500 Index, and the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America. Wabush Mines, Cliff’s flag-ship Canadian operation, is located in western Labrador. With approximately 700 employees, Wabush Mines operates a mine and concentrator in Wabush, NL and a pelletizing plant in Pointe Noire, QC.

Wabush Mines has an immediate opening for a Mine Engineer at its open pit and ore dressing complex in Wabush, Labrador.

Reporting directly to the Area Manager – Mine, the Mine Engineer will work with the mine engineering team and contribute to the effective operation of the mine in relation to pit optimization, short and long range planning. The successful candidate will evaluate new technology, determine mine equipment requirements, oversee drill and blast optimization and provide expertise on the management of a mine dewatering and a truck dispatch system.

The ideal candidate has experience in surface mining operations and is registered (or eligible to be registered) in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining, or a related discipline. The Mine Engineer will have strong communication skills and a proven ability to work with Maptek Vulcan planning systems, drill and blast operations and mine dewatering systems. Knowledge of geostatistics and truck dispatch systems including the ability to use Microsoft Office and AutoCad products is essential for success in this position.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a dynamic team and impact an international company. Please apply online at http://jobs.kbrs.ca/Careers/8981/ or for more information, contact Julie Gorman at 709.722.6810.




Posted: 20 October 2010

Corporate Metallurgist


Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. currently operates five mines in Canada, Chile and the US which are projected to produce approximately 300 million pounds of copper and more than 15,000 ounces of gold, platinum and palladium in 2010. Our team-oriented environment offers the opportunity to be challenged, to contribute and to grow.

We are looking for a dynamic Corporate Metallurgist for location in either Vancouver, Toronto, Sudbury or Blaine, Washington. The successful candidate will provide technical support to our operations in Canada, United States, and South America. This position will be responsible for reviewing and providing direction and recommendations for optimizing metallurgical processes for all current and prospective Quadra FNX properties. As part of the senior managerial staff, the successful candidate will also participate in strategic planning and analyzing, business growth opportunities, both internal and external to the Company.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
We offer a comprehensive compensation package. For further information about Quadra FNX Mining Ltd., please visit our website at http://www.quadrafnx.com. If you are interested in joining our team, please e-mail your resume and a covering letter to careersexpl@quadrafnx.com citing Corporate Metallurgist” in the subject line. Thank you for your interest in Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




Posted: 20 October 2010

MEXICO BASED SENIOR GEOLOGIST / EXPLORATION MANAGER

Serengeti Resources Inc.

Mexico – preferably Guadalajara – based, senior explorationist sought to manage the affairs of and be the principal technical person for an aggressive Canadian junior exploration company with a growing portfolio of early-stage gold-silver exploration properties in the Altiplano region of Northern Mexico.

Qualifications:
Submit Resumes to:

admin@serengetiresources.com or jsantosflores@gmail.com

Serengeti Resources Inc.
500 – 602 W. Hastings St. Vancouver, BC V6B 1P2
T 604.605.1300
F 604.899.1240
TSX.V-SIR
http://www.serengetiresources.com




Posted: 19 October 2010

Assistant/Associate Professor Stable Isotope Geochemistry (Tier II Canada Research Chair)

University of Alberta
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences


The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Stable Isotope Geochemistry at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.

The successful candidate will be considered for a nomination as a Canada Research Chair at the Tier II level. We are seeking an individual with wide-ranging research interests in Solid Earth and Environmental Earth sciences. Current areas of strength within the Department, in which research collaboration with the successful candidate could develop, include petrology and geochemistry (mantle, crust and extraterrestrial), environmental and paleoenvironmental studies, radiogenic isotope geochemistry, isotopic characterization of fluids and gases, Earth evolution and biogeochemistry/geomicrobiology. The successful candidate will contribute to these strengths by developing an active research program that includes supervising graduate students, collaborating with other faculty members, obtaining external funding, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in geochemistry and stable isotope geochemistry. The Department is equipped with conventional and in situ analytical facilities for stable isotope analysis, including a Cameca IMS1280 ion microprobe.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment, have a proven research record and demonstrate excellence in teaching.

Applications may be addressed to the Acting Chair, Dr. Robert Creaser and should include a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also arrange for three hard-copy confidential letters of reference to be sent to Dr. Robert Creaser as soon as possible.

Application review will begin February 15, 2011, however, the competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. The start date for this position is July 1, 2011.

Competition No.: A107912719
Closing Date: Will remain open until filled.

For more information and to apply online visit: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A107912719

Dr. Robert Creaser, Acting Chair
Dept of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3 Canada


Judith.Enarson@ualberta.ca
Fax: (780) 492-8190

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.




Posted: 15 October 2010

Exploration Technician

Halo Resources Ltd. is currently recruiting for an Exploration Technician to assist with its VMS project in northern Manitoba.

The applicant will be assisting and working under the supervision of the senior geologist. Responsibilities will include both office and field work. The office duties will include the drafting of sections and maps, sample registration and shipment and database management. Field activities include surveying using DGPS equipment, marking of survey lines and drill collars and assisting with sampling and drill programs. The technician will also assist with planning the use of and operating a 20-person drill camp during the winter season.

Good outdoor, computer and technical skills are required. Prior knowledge of MapInfo is an asset but not required.

Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be familiar with the operation of all terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.

Please send resume and references to the e-mail address or fax below.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Halo Resources Ltd.
54 Main Street, Suite #2
Flin Flon, MB R8A 1J6
(204) 687-8567 (Phone)
(204) 687-8624 (Fax)
bschiltroth@halores.com





Posted: 15 October 2010

Mine Geologist

Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. currently operates five mines in Canada, Chile and the US which are projected to produce approximately 300 million pounds of copper and more than 15,000 ounces of gold, platinum and palladium in 2010. Our team-oriented environment offers the opportunity to be challenged, to contribute and to grow.

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated Mine Geologist to join our team. The Mine Geologist will report to the Chief Mine Geologist or Senior Mine Geologist and will be responsible for carrying out day-to-day departmental work and geology assignments. Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills are essential for this role.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE We offer a comprehensive compensation package. For further information about Quadra FNX Mining Ltd., please visit our website at www.quadrafnx.com. If you are interested in joining our team, please e-mail your resume and a covering letter to careersexpl@quadrafnx.com citing “Mine Geologist” in the subject line. Thank you for your interest in Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




Posted: 6 October 2010

Mineralogist (MLA/QEMSCAN)

ALS is a diversified international analytical laboratory and Testing Services group which first established its operations in Queensland, Australia in 1975. The company processes more than 10 million samples per annum and is one of the largest analytical laboratory groups in the world. Our staff of over 6000 operates out of over 160 locations in 40 plus countries throughout Australia, North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia. For more information please visit our website at www.alsglobal.com.

Location: North Vancouver

Reports to: Mineralogy Manager

General Accountability: Working as key part of the Mineralogy team in the ALS Minerals Lab, the Mineralogist is responsible for all aspects of mineralogical analysis including sample preparation, instrument operation, and data analysis and reporting. Weekend work or on-call work may be required on an alternating basis.

Specific Responsibilities:
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required Qualifications:
Physical Demands:
Note: Relocation assistance may be offered for individuals with previous MLA or QEMSCAN experience.

To apply please submit your resume no later than October 15, 2010. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via
email to: JobsCanada@alsglobal.com

Due to a high volume of resumes only candidates that state “Mineralogist – North Vancouver” in the subject line will be considered.

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS Minerals but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For the employee referral bonus program this position is eligible for a Level B bonus award










Posted: 27 September 2010

Senior Program Manager-Subsurface

Our client is the leading facilitator of industry-funded petroleum research and development (R&D) in Atlantic Canada. They fund and manage R&D on behalf of their members, who include many of the leading oil and gas companies in Canada and the world—Chevron, ExxonMobil, Husky Energy, Statoil and Suncor.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced program manager to help build a portfolio of subsurface R&D activities in an area that is quickly becoming a center of excellence for offshore petroleum and ocean technology R&D. This position is based in St John’s, Newfoundland.

The Role;
The Senior Program Manager—Subsurface will manage the development of a major R&D programs aimed at developing and applying technologies for enhancing production from complex reservoirs. You will liaise with industry members to define the research agenda; lead development of a program execution strategy; and manage the procurement and execution of projects. You will manage the overall portfolio to ensure program goals are met and that members maximize value from their investments.

What You Bring;
We’re looking for a leader with a strong record of progressive success in upstream R&D/technology management and a good understanding of offshore production technologies (backed with a degree in production engineering, reservoir engineering, drilling engineering and/or reservoir geology). You understand how to lead joint industry projects, and are adept at working within an industry project management delivery model. You have proven communication and relationship-building skills and, ideally, you are familiar with the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore R&D sector.

More information contact;
Greg Horner,
President Greg Horner Recruiting
Direct: +1 709-834-3437
Email: greg@greghorner.ca




Posted: 27 September 2010

Research Scientist-Sedimentary Basin Geologist

[Le français suit.]

Reference number: RSN10J-001461-000559 September 23, 2010

Research Scientist, Sedimentary Basin Geologist Natural Resources Canada

The Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic) is seeking to fill the following position: Research Scientist, Sedimentary Basin Geologist

To be eligible, you must hold a Doctoral degree in geology or geophysics or a field of natural sciences related to the duties of the position, demonstrate Productivity/Recognition: Authorship of scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and/or other authoritative reports, maps or open files in the field of sedimentary basin analysis and you must also meet the following experience criteria:

This position will be located in Dartmouth, NS. Proficiency in English is essential for this position.

The salary range for this position is $49 720 to $124773 (SE RES 01, SE-RES-02, SE RES 03, SE RES 04, SE RES 05); depending upon the qualifications of the successful candidate.

For more information about this position, including the statement of merit criteria and how to apply, visit www.jobs.gc.ca or call Infotel at 1-800-645-5605 or TTY at 1-800-532-9397. The closing date for this process is October 22, 2010 – 23:59, Pacific time. Please quote reference number RSN10J-001461-000559 when applying. We thank all candidates who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration in the process will be contacted.

We are committed to Employment Equity. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. The Public Service of Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this process, please advise of any accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.




Posted: 27 September 2010

Chercheur scientifique (géologue des bassins sédimentaires)

Numéro de référence: RSN10J-001461-000559 23 septembre 2010

Chercheur scientifique (géologue des bassins sédimentaires) Ressources naturelles Canada

La Commission géologique du Canada (Atlantique) est à la recherche de candidats pour combler le poste suivant :

Chercheur scientifique (géologue des bassins sédimentaires)

Les candidats doivent être titulaires un doctorat en géologie ou en géophysique ou bien encore dans un domaine des sciences naturelles lié aux fonctions du poste, démontrer Productivité/Reconnaissance : Publication d'articles scientifiques dans des revues examinées par des pairs ou d'autres rapports, cartes ou dossiers accessibles au public, faisant autorité et touchant l'analyse des bassins sédimentaires et doivent satisfaire les critères expérience suivants :
Le poste est situé à Dartmouth, en Nouvelle-Écosse. La maîtrise de l'anglais est essentielle.

échelle de traitement du poste est de 49 720 $ à 124 773 $ (SE RES 01, SE-RES-02, SE RES 03, SE RES 04, SE RES 05), en fonction des titres et qualités du candidat réussi.

Pour de plus amples renseignements concernant ce poste, y compris l'Ă©noncĂ© des critères de mĂ©rite et la façon de postuler, visitez le site www.jobs.gc.ca, ou appeler Infotel, au 1 800 645-5605 ou TTY, Ă  1 800 532-9397. ,La date limite du concours est le 22 octobre 2010 – 23 h 59 HNP. Veuillez indiquer le numĂ©ro de rĂ©fĂ©rence RSN10J-001461-000559 au moment de postuler. Nous remercions tous les candidats. Veuillez noter que nous communiquerons seulement avec les candidats retenus pour l'Ă©tape suivante.

Nous souscrivons au principe d'équité en matière d'emploi. La préférence sera accordée aux citoyens canadiens. La fonction publique du Canada s'engage à instaurer des processus de sélection et de nomination ainsi qu'un milieu de travail inclusifs et exempts d'obstacles. Si l'on communique avec vous au sujet de ce concours, et que vous avez des besoins particuliers, veuillez en informer le représentant ou la représentante de l'organisation afin que les mesures d'adaptation nécessaires soient prises pour vous assurer une évaluation juste et équitable.




Posted: 26 September 2010

Research Scientist-Field Geologist

Natural Resources Canada

Calgary, AB

A new Government of Canada initiative, the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM) program, focuses on mapping the Arctic to identify energy and mineral resources. The Geological Survey of Canada Calgary office requires a geologist capable of geological mapping and interpreting regional geology and hydrocarbon resources in sedimentary basins.

We are seeking a Research Scientist-Field Geologist (Hydrocarbons) to join the next generation of GSC geoscientists. To be eligible you must hold an acceptable doctoral degree in structural geology, geological mapping, regional sedimentary geology or basin analysis - or the employer-approved alternative.

For more information about this position, including the statement of merit criteria and how to apply, visit www.jobs.gc.ca or call Infotel at 1-800-645-5605 or TTY at 1-800-532-9397. The closing date for this process is October 25, 2010. Please quote reference number RSN10J-006805-000329 when applying.

We thank all candidates who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration in the process will be contacted. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.





Posted: 26 September 2010

Chercheur/euse scientifique-GĂ©ologue de terrain

Ressources naturelles Canada

Calgary, AB

Une nouvelle initiative du gouvernement du Canada, le programme GEM, vise l'établissement de cartes géologiques de l'Arctique afin d'y repérer les ressources énergétiques et minérales. Le bureau de Calgary de la Commission géologique du Canada (CGC) est à la recherche d'un géologue capable de tracer des cartes géologiques, ainsi que d'interpréter la géologie régionale et les ressources en hydrocarbures des bassins sédimentaires.

Nous sommes à la recherche d'un chercheur scientifique et géologue de terrain (hydrocarbures) qui voudrait se joindre à la prochaine génération de géoscientifiques de la CGC. Pour être admissible au poste, vous devez détenir un doctorat dans un domaine tel que la géologie structurale, la cartographie géologique, la sédimentologie régionale ou l'analyse de bassins, ou dans un autre domaine approuvé par l'employeur.

Pour de plus amples renseignements sur ce poste, incluant l'énoncé de critères de mérite et sur la manière de soumettre votre candidature, visitez le site Internet suivant: www.emplois.gc.ca ou composez le numéro Infotel au 1-800-645-5605 ou encore l'ATS au 1-800-532-9397. La date limite de réception des candidatures est le 25 octobre 2010. Prière de mentionner le numéro de référence RSN10J-006805-000329.

Nous remercions ceux et celles qui auront soumis une demande d'emploi, mais nous ne contacterons que les personnes retenues pour la prochaine étape du processus de sélection. La préférence sera accordée aux citoyennes canadiennes et aux citoyens canadiens.




Posted: 7 September 2010

Project Geologist

Trueclaim Exploration Inc.

Trueclaim Exploration Inc. is currently seeking a Project Geologist to work in the Greater Sudbury Area. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated individual who is competent in both field and office roles. A geologist with between 3 and 10 years of experience in the mining exploration industry would be well suited for this position. The ideal candidate for this role should demonstrate the ability to work independently and aspire to grow in their role with the company. This position would be best suited for someone living in the Sudbury area or willing to relocate.

As well, understanding or experience in any of the below will be considered an asset:

The Trueclaim Exploration team is a unique, progressive group with three properties, (Sandeb(Ont), Scadding (Ont), and Globe, Arizona) currently focusing on our Scadding Property in Sudbury, Ontario. We will be commencing a drill program on the Scadding Property this fall as well as preliminary geological work in Arizona by a consulting geologist. Scadding township is located 20 minutes outside of Sudbury to the east. Historical deposits occur in a wide range of mineralization styles from vein hosted gold to layered igneous PGE-Cu deposits providing diversity in exploration methods and rock types.

Please forward your current CV to Lindsay Moss (Project Geologist) at email: lmoss@trueclaim.ca if you would like the opportunity to be a part of the Trueclaim team.






Posted: 5 August 2010

Lab Instructor, Geology

Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University (CBU) is located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia’s tourism centrepiece and home to rich Celtic, Mi’kmaq, and Acadian culture. CBU has a reputation for small class sizes, strong community involvement, and generous internal support for faculty research. More information about the university and the mathematics department can be found on our website at www.cbu.ca.

CBU invites applications for an eight-month limited term appointment in Geology at the lab instructor level in the broad field of hydrogeology/geology commencing September 6, 2010, subject to budgetary approval.

The union affiliation of this position is with the NSGEU.

Applicants should have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Geology or related science field, plus demonstrated competence in teaching of Geology. Preference will be given to those with industrial and teaching experience in laboratory Geology.

The position would involve preparing/delivering laboratories during the fall and winter semesters in such areas as introductory geology principles, physical geology, engineering geology, hydrogeology, petroleum drilling and reservoir.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number (LAB1008), a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, copy of academic transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department. Review of applications will commence August 17, 2010 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Email applicants will receive a return email confirming receipt.

Cape Breton University is an equal opportunities/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Cape Breton University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal People, African Canadians or other persons from a visible minority group, persons with disabilities and women. Applicants who wish to be considered for this initiative should self-identify in their cover letter.

We share the air! CBU promotes a smoke and scent-free workplace

Cape Breton University
Human Resources Dept.
P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, NS B1P 6L2
(902)563-1158 tel.
(902)563-1458 fax.

Website: www.cbu.ca
email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca

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