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Senior Project Geoscientist in Saskatoon, SK

Kennecott Energy

Saskatoon, SK S7H 5T5
7w ago
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compensation:

$80K - $100K*

specialty:

Life Sciences

experience:

8 - 10 years

Job Description

About the role


We are looking for a Senior Project Geoscientist to join the RTX team. This challenging role offers to work on major explorations exploration programs, design and execute exploration projects, lead a project team with responsibility for the effectiveness of the team and provide high level specialist services.



Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will:

  • Manage project resources effectively, applying exploration techniques and technologies, compiling and interpreting geological data and information, collaborating with multi-functional teams, fulfilling technical milestones and monitoring project progress against these to enable continual project prioritization, and presenting results and recommendations to management.
  • Provide specialist / discipline
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Valid through: 2020-3-4

About RioTinto

Rio Tinto Energy America (RTEA) was a wholly owned American subsidiary of the England and Australia-based mining giant, the Rio Tinto Group, headquartered in Gillette, Wyoming, United States. The company, previously known as Kennecott Energy after another of Rio Tintos American subsidiaries, was formed in 1993 when Rio Tinto purchased NERCO and placed that companys Spring Creek coal mine and Antelope coal mine under the RTEA umbrella. Subsequent acquisitions included the Cordero Mining Company, the Colowyo Coal Company, and the Jacobs Ranch coal mine. RTEA operated four mines in Wyoming and Montana, supplying fuel for the generation of approximately 6% of the United States' electricity consumption. The RTEA mines were spun off to Cloud Peak Energy in 2010. In November 2007, Rio Tinto Group announced that it would try to divest RTEA and its assets. As a first step in that effort, Rio Tinto agreed in March 2009 to sell the Jacobs Ranch coal mine to Arch Coal for a sum of $761 million. In December 2010, Rio Tinto announced that it had succeeded in "100 per cent divestment of its equity holdings in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. through a fully exercised over allotment in connection with a recently announced secondary offering." Cloud Peak Energy stated that the result of the divestment was that Cloud Peak Energy Resources LLC "is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Cloud Peak Energy Inc."
Total Jobs:
12
Average Pay:
$113,181
Total value of jobs:
$1,245,000
% Masters:
37%

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