Core Logging Geologist


Skeena Resources Limited


Come join the team at Skeena Resources. Reporting to the Exploration Manager, the core logging geologist will focus on the exploration and infill diamond drilling programs at the company's Eskay Creek project in northwestern British Columbia. The ideal candidate will be someone who has practical field experience with precious metals exploration and diamond drilling programs.

This position is seasonal in nature and the duration of the contact may be anywhere from 2-9 months depending on workload and drill program needs. The position is scheduled to start in July 2020.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume and a minimum of two references. Be sure to list the title of the job you are applying for in the header of the application package. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday September 30th, 2020 (4:00 PM)

Applications can be sent to: jobs@skeenaresources.com

FIFO (Fly-in / Fly-out requirement)



British Columbia

Job Description/Duties

Primary Responsibilities:

- Work with Skeena's technical team on the exploration and infill diamond drilling program at Eskay Creek including but not limited to monitoring drill progress, core logging, up-to-date plotting and interpretation of drill cross sections, implementing and monitoring of relevant workflows and procedures (QA/QC etc.)

- Contribute to geological interpretation of the deposit including data compilation, integration and 3D modelling

- Prepare daily reports on drill progress with accompanying interpretive cross section

- Communicate with supervisors on a regular basis and report all material exploration results on a timely basis

- Promote a safety leadership culture by ensuring that proper safety practices are followed in accordance with Skeena's health and safety policies

- Actively seek opportunities to recognize health and safety hazards, resolve safety issues, and work to mitigate associated risks in the workplace

- Monitor and maintain sampling supplies inventory

- Perform other duties as assigned


- Bachelor of Science degree in Geology or Earth Sciences

- Registered or able to register in a GIT program in B.C.

- Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role with exposure to operations within the mining industry

- Practical field experience with exploration and core logging techniques

- The candidate should demonstrate a high level of energy, self-motivation and strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

- Excellent inter-personal skills together with an ability to facilitate commitment to a cooperative team effort

- Excellent English communication skills, both orally and written and the ability to work with all levels of the organization

- Strong computer skills including use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, PowerPoint etc.), GIS programs (ArcGIS); experience with Leapfrog Geo and GeoSpark considered an asset

- Adaptable to an ever changing high-demand work environment, with the ability to work in remote or challenging physical environments, including lifting and moving core boxes/sample bags and hiking in undeveloped terrain with gear

- Ability to work a rotation schedule and live onsite in a camp environment for extended periods of time

- Legally entitled to work in Canada

- Valid class 5 driver's license

- Valid Worksafe BC Level 1 First Aid certification (or equivalent)

Other Information



Employment Type


Reading Score

> 275

Numeracy Score

> 275

Writing Score

> 275

Digital Score

> 275

Listening Score

> 275

Education Level Achieved

Post secondary degree

Years of Experience

1 - 3 years related experience

Certificates, Designations and Tickets

Certificate - Class 5 Driver's License
Certificate - St. John's Ambulance First Aid Level 1 (2 days)