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Geologist

Company: Lehigh Hanson
Location: Irving
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

AutoReqId: 13660BRLine Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)Department: EngineeringPrimary Location: Irving-TXPay Class: Salaried ExemptJob Posting:The Role and the CompanyLehigh Hanson is North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world's largest building materials companies.The Geologist role is based in Irving, TX and reports directly to the Director of Mines and Mineral Resources.The Geologist is responsible for evaluating the quality and quantity of the reserves and resources at our existing sites and to ensure that they can be recovered in a safe, sustainable, and economical manner. The position is also responsible for evaluating the geology and economic potential of properties of interest, including Greenfield locations and bolt on acquisitions.The Geologist is part of the greater CCM team which is a conduit for transferring good practice across the organization, not only through establishing practice, but via delivery of Aggregates Academy training and active participation in global best practice calls. This position will require 30%-40% travel within North America (NAM).What you'll get to do

  • To coordinate drilling programs with local area management, to produce a drilling proposal, obtain bids for work and manage the drilling contract.
  • To use drilling data to accurately predict the quantity, quality, and location of suitable reserves.
  • To produce reserve reports, maps and supporting information following the evaluation of a deposit.
  • Identify and understand quality issues with the deposit that could result in sales or production issues at the site.
  • To oversee the appropriate testing of the material and to understand the meaning of the results.
  • Evaluating all geological information to develop geologic models and accurate mine development plans.
  • To review historic data to re-evaluate existing operations.
  • Evaluate Lehigh Hanson existing reserve base in conjunction with the mine planning engineers.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual Heidelberg Reserve Report.
  • To assist local area management in identifying areas of search for potential mineral acquisitions using a variety of techniques including literature searches, aerial photographic review, well log review, prior drilling review etc.Essential Experience and Skills
    • BS in Geology, Engineering Geology or Geology with an Engineering Geology focus.
    • Desired MS or higher in Geology, Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology.
    • Registered Professional Geologist.
    • Minimum three years' experience in the minerals/quarrying industry.
    • Excellent team skills.
    • Project management experience.
    • Proficient use of MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and Carlson.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Diplomacy and sensitivity to highly confidential information.
    • Flexibility to weekend/evening working, start early or close late occasionally, when required.
    • Travel in NAM will be up to 30-40% of your time.Preferred Experience and Skills
      • Special functional knowledge and experience related to drilling and exploration
      • Knowledge of the cement and aggregates businesses
      • Cross-functional understanding
      • Desired MS or higher in Geology, Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering GeologyWork Environment
        • Role operates primarily a professional office environment, but requires conducting business at manufacturing locations and job sites where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, and elevated noise levelsWhat we have to offer
          • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan
          • Highly competitive benefits programs
          • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributionsIND123\#LI-JR1Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

Keywords: Lehigh Hanson, Irving , Geologist, Other , Irving, Texas

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