Project Geologist – Mine

Evolution Mining

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Red Lake, ON, CA

Company: Evolution Mining Limited

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth focused Australian gold company. We own and operate a portfolio of gold mines across Australia. At Evolution our best discoveries are found every day through the innovation displayed by our people, our great teams, our 100% focus on getting our people home safely and our commitment to building an exceptional company. And we want you to help us discover more!


The purpose of the Project Geologist – Mine role is to be responsible for collecting, interpreting, and providing geological information to the engineering, resource and mining departments to assist in the optimum production of the ore body at Evolution Mining Red Lake Operation.


  • Roster: Local – 8 days on / 6 days off – 10.5 hour shifts
  • We offer competitive salaries, bonus structures and future growth
  • Location: Red Lake, Canada


At Evolution, we’re passionate about Our Culture and Values.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity, offering exceptional career environments at our Sites and our Group Office, that are challenging, rewarding and fun for all employees. We are regularly supporting our employees’ work-life integration and provide a stimulating and inclusive environment to foster development.


About us

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate five wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland. We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, with local applicants encouraged to apply.

The safety, health and wellbeing of our people and the communities in which we operate are of paramount importance to us. We believe that every injury is preventable, and we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour, enabling everyone to work together towards an injury free workplace.


About our Operation

Our Red Lake Operation is located in an area where you will experience the best in Northern lifestyle, in the heart of a lake-studded, boreal forest region in Sunset Country. Red Lake is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and incredible Canadian fishing in the many freshwater lakes in the area. The Red Lake district is located 180 kilometers north of Dryden about 100 kilometers from the Manitoba border in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. It spans 42,000 hectares and has produced over 29 million ounces of gold since 1949. Our Red Lake Operation includes the Red Lake and Campbell underground mining and processing complexes, and Cochenour, a potential new source of ore. As Evolution’s newest asset and our first in North America, we are excited by the opportunities here.


About the role

The Project Geologist – Mine role offers an exceptional opportunity to mark up and track daily production blasts to ensure maximum ore production at RLO.


Key result areas in this role include:

  • Responsible for mapping cut & fill stopes and development headings and communicate changes in ground conditions /adverse structures that may affect mining and grade control to rock mechanics and mining departments
  • Responsible for collecting chip samples in all ore production headings and ensure miners are collecting testhole samples in each wall for each ore round or as requested by geology and ensure muckers are collecting necessary muck samples in ore headings
  • Responsible for providing 3-D geological interpretations (ore outlines and local geology) to engineering and resource departments to be used for mine planning and resource estimation
  • Required to visit longhole stopes at least once per week and issue reports to keep mining, engineering and geology personnel aware of the status of mucking/condition of the muck and identify reasons for overbreak and grade variances.  Sample draw points when possible and check that muck samples are being collected as per policy
  • Plan and provide guidance for definition drill programs and log the drill core to RLO standards. Update the active geology projects when logging is completed, assays are returned and approved and all required surveys have been completed and approved
  • Monitor and review diamond drill progress, hole deviations and drilling invoices.  Communicate with drill contractor when discrepancies are found and have them corrected
  • Ensure quality control is maintained on geological data


About you

As a Project Geologist – Mine, you will have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology.


It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:

  • The ability to register as a Professional Geoscientist in Ontario
  • Demonstrated experience in underground mining and production geology
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Leapfrog, MineCAD/Deswick, AcQuire, and Datamine
  • Understanding of block models, diamond drill programs, and various mining methods
  • Excellent time management, decision making, communication, and can work independently

Closing date:      Open until Filled


We thank you for taking the time to submit your application. For more information, you can contact

External candidates can apply online by visiting

Internal candidates must apply through ERROLL under internal vacancies, please ensure to notify your supervisor of your application.


We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to build our team. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who will appreciate what you bring to the table. You will set and achieve goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape and contribute to the Evolution vision. As an equal opportunity employer, Evolution is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.