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geologist Verified Expired

Posted on June 10, 2022 by Employer details Silvercorp Metals Inc.

Job details

  • Location1066 West Hastings StreetVancouver, BCV6E 3X1
  • Salary50.00 to 63.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2082326

This employer has an approved Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a foreign worker to fill labour or skills shortages on a temporary basis. Canadians and Permanent residents are able and encouraged to apply. Learn more.





  • Bachelor's degree


Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Underground
  • At heights

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Remote location
  • Mining company
  • Various locations



  • Conduct theoretical and applied research to extend knowledge of surface and subsurface features of the earth
  • Develop models and applied software for the analysis and interpretation of data
  • Identify and advise on anticipated natural risks
  • Plan and conduct analytical studies of core samples, drill cuttings and rock samples to identify chemical, mineral, hydrocarbon and biological composition
  • Plan and conduct seismic, electromagnetic, magnetic, gravimetric, radiometric, radar and other remote sensing programs
  • Plan, direct and participate in analyses of geological, geochemical and geophysical survey data, well logs and other test results, maps, notes and cross sections
  • Plan, direct and participate in geological, geochemical and geophysical field studies, drilling and geological testing programs
  • Recommend the acquisition of lands, exploration and mapping programs and mine development


  • Working groups

Experience and specialization

Type of resources

  • Precious metal
  • Base metals

Resource usage and environmental studies

  • Environmental assessment
  • Rock mechanics

Computer and technology knowledge

  • ArcGIS
  • Modelling and simulation
  • Data manipulation and analysis
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • Mapping and data visualization software

Field work location experience

  • On land
  • Overseas

Physiographic environment experience

  • Mountains
  • Shield

Area of work experience

  • Industrial research and development
  • Resource exploitation and development
  • Resource exploration

Geochemistry specialization

  • Analytical geochemistry
  • Mineral geochemistry
  • Age determination
  • Field sampling and preparation
  • Geochemical data interpretation
  • Geochemical data processing
  • Residuals and soils analysis
  • Rock and source analysis

Geology specialization

  • Geochronology
  • Mineralogy or applied mineralogy
  • Mineral deposits or mining
  • Sedimentology
  • Structural geology or tectonics
  • Volcanology
  • Air photography interpretation
  • Diamond drill interpretation
  • Metallogenic analysis
  • Petrography
  • Remote sensing (e.g., satellite image interpretation)
  • Structural analysis
  • Surface geological mapping
  • Well log interpretation

Geophysics specialization

  • Minerals
  • Engineering
  • Earth physics
  • 3D seismic
  • Down-hole techniques
  • Electromagnetic
  • Gravity
  • Magnetic
  • Radar
  • Reflection seismic
  • Refraction seismic
  • Resistivity
  • X-Ray diffraction

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player


Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Travel insurance

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This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Veterans, Visible minorities

Who can apply to this job?

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  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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