GDS Geologist / Geochemist

Boart Longyear Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

As part of our Geological Data Services (GDS) team, this role is a key technical resource in rolling out, developing and supporting our field deployable geochemical technology in their respective region.

Tools include Boart Longyear's new Truscan logging trailer deployed in either the drilling work flow or core storage facility. This role is expected to provide technical support for the calibration, structural and chemical understanding that supports Truscan and other GDS tools, working alongside Boart Longyear and our mining clients. As Boart Longyear continues to develop a suite of new tools that require internal and external end user training and support, learning and training is a significant part of this role.

This role may at times require working rosters that align with end user requirements and is suited to a Geologist, Geochemist or Geophysicist with hands on field experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Geology, Geochemistry and/or Geophysics

  • Background and/or understanding of XRF related hardware and software.

  • XRF technology experience tied to hard rock geochemistry

  • Understanding of hard rock geochemistry and ore deposit knowledge

  • Mine site related field experience.

Additional Qualifications/skills:

  • Understand geochemical analytical equipment in great detail and maintain expertise on cutting edge technology.

  • Calibration of geochemical analytical equipment

  • Operation and support of geochemical analytical equipment

  • Attending geochemical meetings and conducting presentations with our mining clients.

  • Training of drill crews and field technicians to operate geochemical analytical equipment

  • Provide feedback on technology innovation and documentation

  • Trouble shooting technical issues tied to geochemical analytical equipment

  • Geochemical technology hardware and software maintenance is required

  • Basic mechanical and electronics skills

  • Basic SQL knowledge

  • Ability to adapt to new IT systems

  • Geological lab experience a strong plus

  • Other duties as needed

Perks, Benefits and Compensation:

We know that talented people are attracted to companies with long term success, an amazing culture. We also know you want a company that provides competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and outstanding career advancement opportunities. If hired you can expect;

  • Strong compensation plan

  • Full medical benefits

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401K

  • Paid Time Off

  • Fun and relaxed work environment with all the free coffee you can drink

About Boart Longyear

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world's leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine de-watering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.

Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia (ASX:BLY). More information about Boart Longyear can be found at To get Boart Longyear news direct, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

  • All new hires must pass a pre-employment background check and drug test*

Boart Longyear does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Boart Longyear does business.

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