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Empire State Mines, LLC

Jr. Mine Geologist

Job Description

Empire State Mines (“ESM”) is currently seeking a professional to fill the role of Jr. Mine Geologist at its underground Zinc operation.  This position is based at the Empire State Mine site located approximately 10 miles from the Town of Gouverneur, NY.  Located within 2-hour drive of the Thousand Islands, Lake Ontario shoreline, the Adirondack Mountains and world class skiing at Lake Placid.  Explore Canada with Montreal and Ottawa only 2-3 hours away.


Under the direction of the Senior and Chief Mine Geologist, the Jr. Mine Geologist will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to workings safely, protecting the environment, and maintaining operational excellence;
  • Perform geologic activities essential to production, development, and/or exploration programs in support of the mine, including geologic mapping, daily drill rig visits, geologic computer modeling;
  • Work collaboratively with mine operations and engineering to achieve their objectives and to ensure safe and efficient mine operations;
  • Compile raw data into reports for review by senior management and/or regulatory agencies;
  • Collect, compile and analyze production, development, and exploration data and results;
  • Collect geochemical samples according to defined best practices, including collection and recording of field observations;
  • Perform data entry and database management functions as necessary;
  • Perform field sample preparation and shipping, as instructed;
  • Analyze and interpret geochemical data resulting in reporting;
  • Construct maps, diagrams and sections;
  • Communication with other departments as required;
  • Other reasonable duties requested by the Company

Job Requirements


  • BS/BA degree in Geology;
  • Skill in written and verbal communication (in English), critical thinking, data analysis;
  • Ability to work in the United States


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Paid time off (sick days, vacation days)

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