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Newmont Mining Corporation

Geologist Project, Underground, UG Geology - Twin Creeks Underground (Winnemucca, NV)

Newmont Mining Corporation - Winnemucca, NV

Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world.   The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.


Connect your fascination with rocks, awareness of underground mining, and time management skills with our well-established mining company; where you’ll find a good balance of field and technical work.  You’ll have opportunities to instruct, encourage, and develop technical and support staff and will utilize your adaptable work style by working individually, within a group, and with other departments like Drill Services, Underground Operations, Engineering, & Exploration.

Essential Duties

Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety by actively engaging staff and participating in the Safety Journey programs

Provide mentoring and development of less experienced geologists and ensure quality of work.

Design and execute essential project work with minimal supervision.

Duties may include drill planning, core and RC chip logging, ore control, QA/QC, budget estimation and management, 3D modeling, reports, and presentations.

Able to describe basic rock types and alteration and possess geologic mapping and observation skills

Good inter-personal and communication skills, motivated, and self-reliant.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive

Training & Experience

Bachelor of Science degree in Geology (MS preferred) with demonstrated knowledge of geological principles.

5 years of industry experience in a mining or exploration environment.

Proficient use of 3D modeling software, such as Vulcan and leapfrog is required

Proficient in standard computer programs (Word, Excel, etc).

Previous experience working in an underground mining environment is preferred.

Working Conditions

Will work in mines, project sites, and/or Greenfield exploration environments where conditions may be primitive and/or harsh at times. (Primitive/Harsh = surface or underground environments, hot to extreme cold, desert or tropical rain forst to tundra conditions, remote field camps, high mountain terrain, steep rough terrain, long distance and/or  time to advanced medical care.)

Permanent relocation or reassignment to any of the aforementioned sites may be required.

Extended period from their home base may be required.

Must be able to hold/operate a phone and radio with sufficient voice and hearing to carry on a conversation.

Must be able to drive manual transmission vehicles, 4x4 vehicles and occasionally operate an all-terrain vehicle.

For more information on Newmont:

Newmont website:

Lifecycle of a Mine microsite (educational site that explains what happens during each phase of a mine's life):

Newmont's blog site (weekly stories highlighting work being done in Newmont's regions and our employees):

Newmont's annual sustainability report:

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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Newmont Mining Corporation


Geologist Project, Underground, UG Geology - Twin Creeks Underground (Winnemucca, NV) Newmont Mining Corporation - Winnemucca, NV, United States


Location: Winnemucca, NV

Company Profile:
Newmont Mining Corporation is primarily a gold producer, with significant assets or operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, New Zealand and Mexico. Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont is one of the world’s largest gold producers and is the only gold company included in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500. Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, the company has around 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide