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Mine Geologist I at The Doe Run Company in Viburnum, Missouri

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Do you enjoy working with rocks and minerals? Do you want to help find new sources? Then we have the position for you.

The Doe Run Company is seeking a Mine Geologist I to perform daily grade control at assigned mine site. The successful candidates find new ore by directing underground and surface core drills, establish weekly and monthly mine plan, provide geologic mapping to help find additional ore, and communicate geologic anomalies or strata changes that could affect safety.  This role is located in Southeast Missouri at our Mining and Milling Division in Viburnum, MO.


  • Collect grade control information and relate conditions of the mine in relation to grade control.

  • Estimate grade of production faces and record information daily; advise on ways to improve the grade at production faces.

  • Ensure the most efficient method of mining with the best grade possible; disseminate grade control information to all necessary staff.

  • Become familiar with local geology to aid in prospect planning and inform other employees of geologic structures or strata that may affect safety.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to identify rocks and minerals accurately.

  • Ability to identify different strata and map out faults and fractures.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Geology Engineering, or related field.

  • At least some experience identifying rocks and minerals

  • Valid, current driver’s license

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



  • Some experience identifying rocks and minerals.



  • Bachelors or better in Geology or related field

Licenses & Certifications


  • Personal Driver's License



  • Communication

  • Trust

  • Prioritization

  • Planning

  • Microsoft Office

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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