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Core Inspector at The Doe Run Company in Viburnum, Missouri

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Are you looking to get your foot in the door? Do you want to learn more about Geology? If yes, then we have a position for you. The Doe Run Company is seeking a Core Inspector to join our Exploration & Development Division in Viburnum, MO.  The Core Inspector will sample, inspect, and prepare drill core for analysis in order to determine ore-rich areas and note rock anomalies that may help in determining ore deposit direction and potential hazards.


  • Inspect and log drill surface and underground core.

  • Saw, crush, and split core that has been drilled.

  • Organize and store cores for future reference.

  • Coordinate with surface diamond drillers for needed supplies and delivery of completed drill cores.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills for Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Familiarity with Geology and Geological terms.

  • Environmental safety and health rules and regulations training, preferred.

  • Knowledge of mine drilling and ore deposit grade.

  • Well organized.

Education & Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Core Inspector.

  • Bachelor Degree in Geology or related field.

  • Two years' experience training under a geologist or experienced Core Inspector, preferred.

  • Core logging experience, preferred.

  • Must maintain a valid, current driver's license.

  • Successfully obtain forklift certification upon hire.

Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, Mo.  Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.

As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at



  • 1 year(s): Experience as a Core Inspector.


  • Experience core logging.

  • Experience training under a geologist or experienced Core Inspector.



  • Bachelors or better in Geology or related field

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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