Senior Geologist

Boliden Kevitsa located in Sodankylä, Finland, is seeking a

Senior Geologist

for a fixed-term substitution period of one year.


Senior Geologist will join our Geology team reporting directly to Chief Geologist. She/he participates to mineral resource estimates, interpretation and modelling, in addition Senior Geologist will lead the Grade Control operations.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Developing safety and showing good example in safety
  • Mineral resource estimates, geological interpretation and modelling
  • QAQC of Grade Control and resource drilling and sampling
  • Reconciliation
  • Monitoring the compliance and ensuring delivery of expected grades
  • Improve geotechnical understanding of the deposit
  • Train and mentor geologists, geological technicians, miners and drillers in the geology of the deposits as it relates to their role
  • Diamond Drill planning, logging and sampling supervision
  • Management and leadership of Grade Control staff
  • Substitute the Chief Geologist when needed

Education and qualifications
The appointee will have:

  • MSc Degree in Geology
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in mining or exploration
  • Understanding of safety risks in mining operation
  • Fluent skills with work related software, especially 3D
  • Geological and economical understanding of different kind of ore deposits
  • Good communication skills and ability to maintain good relations with customers and suppliers

For more information, please contact Sini Hunter, Senior Geologist, sini.hunter@boliden.com

Welcome to an interesting job!
A successful candidate will be a self-motivated team player with enthusiasm towards his/her work. The employment starts in mid-September 2019 and ends in October 2020.

Please submit your application letter and CV online at https://www.boliden.com/career latest by 8th of September 2019.


Boliden Kevitsa operates an established mining operation at the Kevitsa Copper and Nickel Mine in the Finnish Lapland. Mining at Kevitsa is by conventional open pit methods, using large electric shovels and drills with mechanical/AC drive haul trucks. Kevitsa will be expand the processing capacity from 7Mt to 9,5 Mt over the next few years. In addition to nickel and copper, Kevitsa produces platinum, palladium, gold, and cobalt. The production is expected to be approximately 10.000 tonnes of nickel and 20.000 tonnes of copper per annum.

Boliden is a metals company with a commitment to sustainable development. Our roots are Nordic, but our business is global. The company’s core competence is within the fields of exploration, mining, smelting and metals recycling. Boliden has a total of approximately 5,700 employees and an turnover of approximately SEK 40 billion. Its shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, segment Large Cap.


Rekrytoija: Boliden Kevitsa Mining Oy

Toimipaikka: Kevitsan kaivos

Kotisivut: www.boliden.com

Ilmoitus jatetty: 14.8.2019

Haku päättyy: 8.9.2019 klo 23:55

Työ alkaa: 16.9.2019

Kategoria: Lapin lääni