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Exploration Geologist Intern

OceanaGold
Internship
On-site
Kershaw South Carolina United States

Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values – Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork – which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

Check us out - https://oceanagold.com/

OGC VALUES: CARE | RESPECT | INTEGRITY | PERFORMANCE | TEAMWORK

 OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:
https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/OceanaGold

Job Description

  • Perform logging of core and reverse circulation drill cuttings.
  • Prepare and update geologic database(s), maps, and other exploration records.
  • Performs geologic surface mapping, rock sampling, and other field activities.
  • Prepares samples and paperwork for laboratory submission.
  • Other duties as required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years’ progress towards a bachelor’s degree in Geosciences.
  • Must be enrolled as a student for the term following the internship period.
  • Appropriate knowledge of the principles and practices of geology
  • Proactive safety-driven mindset. Must follow accepted safety best practices and OGC/OGE procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather and terrain.
  • Current valid driver license and acceptable driving record.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  • Must be able to work shift work with 12 hour shifts.
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the workday.
  • Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

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