Geological Technician
Industrial
Tucson Arizona Oct 18, 2020

We are looking for a Geological Technician someone who enjoys being outside and working with their hands. You’ll be working with a great, and knowledgeable drill team.


ABOUT US:

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Our mission is to help YOU succeed by providing access to opportunities - jobs, careers, and professional development. We partner with over 200 top companies across North America with a focus on placing Business Professionals, Warehouse & Distribution staff, and technical Mining and Aviation staff. 

From flexible to permanent positions, we help people start careers, change careers, and advance careers in a way that works for you.

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ABOUT THE ROLE:

Working with the drill crew, the Geological Technician (Geo Tech) is responsible for pulling out the core as they dig.  You’ll be taking pieces of the core laying them out in the proper order.  Basic understanding of rock formations and rock quality designation is a skill that is highly desired in this position.


WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Work Closely with the drill crew to remove core
  • Removing core from tubes and placing and labeling core in core boxes.
  • Placing core into the box in a manner that preserves original orientation
  • Inspect core samples to determine the nature of strata, or take samples to laboratories for analysis.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed core logs and samples
  • Determining  Rock Quality Designation. 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Must have interest in working outdoors and understanding of mechanical/technical operations
  • Physical capability to stand, walk, or hike for extended periods (6+hours/day)
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to solve operational problems and be resourceful
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred but not required

  • Experience in field-based environment 
  • Experience with copper scarn or porphyry deposits
  • Familiarity with core logging software, e.g. LogChief

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:

  • Competitive wage
  • Weekly paychecks
  • Experience in the mining and exploration field
  • $100 daily per diem

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.

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