Geological Data Services - Technician in Kelowna, Canada

at Boart Longyear
Location Kelowna, Canada
Date Posted September 30, 2020
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Job DescriptionEstablished in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine dewatering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.In a global environment, Boart Longyear is the client's choice in the industries we serve, including mineral exploration, environment and infrastructure drilling. Our global teams are skilled, experienced, knowledgeable, safety-focused and committed to our customers and our business.Job ResponsibilitiesResponsible for acting as a key resource for on-site rock scanning using Boart Longyear's state-of-the-art XRF technology. The candidate will have a thorough understanding of all XRF scanning operations in order to troubleshoot and provide daily data flow to the Geological Data Services (GDS) team, clients and external stakeholders. Training will be provided.- On-site core scanning using Boart Longyears XRF technology- Cleans, inspects, and organizes core samples to be scanned at site- Communicates between geoscientists, client geologists and drill crews- Supports, repairs and troubleshoots- Facilitates database upgrades- Coordinates shipping and receiving from site to storage locations - this includes generating and scheduling waybills, customs documents and courier pick-ups- Provides training and support to drilling contractors and client geologists/technicians- Active contributor during meetings and discussions with management, including monthly meetings with the North American GDS team- Ensure data integrity- Maintain and display safe behaviors which exceed the standards of our clients- Identify and report operational and data quality issues with geologists- Actively seek feedback on results and improvement suggestions from clientsQualifications and Experience- Excellent customer service skills- Strong communication skills- Ability to organize and prioritize tasks- Technical background- Experience working at a mine site- Valid Driver's License- Extensive travel requiredPlease apply directly via Type: Full-timeJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:Company pensionDental careDisability insuranceExtended health careLife insuranceVision careSchedule:12 hour shiftDay shiftHolidaysMonday to FridayNight shiftOvertimeWeekendsExperience:Mine: 1 year (Preferred)Technical Background: 1 year (Preferred)Licence:Driver's License (Preferred)Work remotely:No

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