Production Geologist in Fort McMurray, Canada

at Canadian Natural
Location Fort McMurray, Canada
Date Posted May 7, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Fort McMurray, ABProduction Geologist
- (1910643)

YOUR OPPORTUNITY:
Reporting to the Lead Production Geologist, you will be collaborating directly with Operations, Planning and the Plant. The Production Geologist will be responsible for providing accurate geological information to mine operations with the goal to provide a consistent blend to the plant.

This position is based in Fort McMurray, Alberta and is eligible for:
Relocation to Calgary, Edmonton, or Fort McMurray
Company Sponsored Fly-In/Fly-Out Program with charter flights from Calgary or Edmonton
COMPETITIVE SALARY - STOCK OPTIONS - STOCK SAVINGS PLAN - ANNUAL BONUSES - BENEFITS - LOCATION PREMIUMS - RELOCATION - FLY IN/FLY OUT PROGRAM!
HOW WILL YOU MAKE YOUR MARK?
Validate the bitumen grade reporting to the plant on a daily basis
Daily field tours to confirm the Geology model reflects the current blend
Making material calls when necessary
Create executable mine benches that follow ore and waste contacts defined by the Geology model where possible
Insure the bench elevations are accurate and operationally executable
Assist with the weekly reconciliation of the bitumen balance between mining, extraction and upgrading
Pilot projects to improve the process of reconciling the bitumen balance
Work with the Geotechnical Group to assist with material classification for daily and weekly planning
Work with a variety of business groups including: extraction, tailings, reclamation, regulatory and mine engineering to insure correct material classification from the model
SAFETY AT CANADIAN NATURAL:

Safety is a core value at Canadian Natural. We conduct all of our operations in a way that identifies, minimizes and mitigates harm to the health and safety of employees, contractors, the public and the environment.

In keeping with our commitment to safety, all employees and contractors must be fit for work while on duty and be both mentally and physically able to perform job requirements safely and effectively. The use of illicit drugs and the inappropriate use of alcohol, marijuana, medications and other substances can adversely affect the safety of employees and others, job performance and the work environment.

Canadian Natural requires alcohol and drug pre-employment testing for all of our safety sensitive positions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Geoscience is required
Eligible for registration with APEGA
1-5 years of applicable experience
Familiar with database management and geology modeling
Knowledge of the stratigraphy of the Lower McMurray formation would be considered an asset
Demonstrated ability in database management and 3D modelling concepts
Previous experience core logging, working in production geology and/or modelling the McMurray formation would be considered an asset.
Prior Experience working on non-routine technical assignments with only
occasional supervision
Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to take on increasing levels of responsibility.
Ability to work on non-routine technical assignments with limited supervision
Excellent oral and written communication with professionals of all levels and backgrounds
Big picture thinker, able to consider and focus the scope of the project at all times
OUR HORIZON OIL SANDS MINING OPERATIONS:

Horizon Oil Sands is a world class asset offering countless opportunities to advance your career. Comprised of surface oil sands mining and bitumen upgrading facilities, this vast project offers challenging opportunities in an environment where teamwork, innovation, and your expertise are valued. Apply your abilities using industry leading technologies and contribute to the success of the Horizon Oil Sands.
ABOUT CANADIAN NATURAL:

At Canadian Natural, we strive to live through our mission statement: "To develop people to work together to create value for the Company's shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity." As a leading oil and gas producer, our diverse combination of assets include light oil, heavy oil, in situ oil sands production, oil sands mining and upgrading facilities, and natural gas.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited - CNRL - is a publicly traded company on the TSX and NYSE as CNQ.

Primary Location Fort McMurray
Job Geosciences

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