Specialist Geologist Ecuador in Ecuador, Ecuador

at BHP Billiton
Location Ecuador, Ecuador
Date Posted December 29, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Categories Exploration/Exploraciones Published 29 Dec 2017 | SA Pacific Standard Time Applications close 12 Jan 2018 | SA Pacific Standard Time PURPOSE The Specialist Geologist is accountable for leading all technical elements of exploration activity in different projects within an exploration program including planning exploration campaigns, executing geological mapping, sampling, support geophysical and drilling activities. This role is responsible for executing and developing technical work programs designed to simply and effectively test for giant resource potential and ensuring operation plans are designed to deliver against technical requirements and BHP environment, health and safety standards CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES Designs and implements field mapping programs.  Integrates field and drill hole data to produce geological cross sections and target generation maps. Ensures mapping and core logging is completed using procedures to required standards in a variety of environments. Execute sampling activities and ensures quality control of samples and correct sample management and storage. Produces interpretations from various data sets (remote sensing, magnetometry, gravimetry, IP and other EM methods. Sources geochemical, geophysical and geological data to map the footprint of the targeted mineralization style. Provides input to the Superintendent Exploration on the  identification, evaluation, prioritization and selection of discovery opportunities for pursuit Participates and provides input and advice on the identification and evaluation of discovery opportunities, through terrane ranking, prospectivity mapping, opportunity identification and field validation activities Provides technical input to exploration programs under supervision, which include elements to determine geological, geotechnical and geometallurgical characteristics of an ore body Produces alteration maps and integrate structural data to generate targets. Manages geophysical and drilling programs. Reviews and critiques technical reports, demonstrating strong communication and project visualization skills. Complete field sections based on mapping and drilling information that honors geology, stratigraphy and structural folding styles. Ensures the geoscience work program is delivered in accordance with, schedule and budget,  promptly reports deviations from plan and/or budget to Exploration management Provides input to regional 5 year business plan and 1-2 year budget Complete Code of Business Conduct Awareness Training on an annual basis. #LIAmerica

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