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ABOUT THE ROLE:
As a Geophysical Technician, you will be outdoors, hiking, camping, observing rock formations looking for Earth’s precious minerals. The role encompasses both generalist field support tasks (e.g. camp set-up, basic maintenance, safety procedures) and specialized tasks (e.g. geophysical logging, environmental management, GIS mapping). You will be exposed to a variety of new technologies and experiences.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
Assist in camp set-up and tear-down procedures.
Assist with collection of soil, water, and drill core samples
Accurately record and store field samples
Transport people and equipment to and from remote work sites
Follow and ensure compliance of all HSE standards
Assist senior geologists and geoscientists with surveying and mapping
Respect access to and native heritage sites
Provide additional support as needed
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:
Physical capability to stand, walk, or hike for extended periods (6+hours/day)
Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. throughout the day
Experience with the use of a compass and GPS.
Good data management skills
Proven ability to solve operational problems and be resourceful
Positive attitude and ability to work well with others
Possess a valid driver’s license
Preferred but not required
Being able to troubleshoot and resolve technological issues out in the field.
Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Earth Science, or related field
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:
Opportunity to advance within the company
Challenging, rewarding work
Per Diem for out of state residents
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.