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The role

maxgeo is a leading supplier of data management solutions to the mining and exploration industry.

We are looking for a Senior Geological Database Administrator to join our global team, based in Vancouver, Canada. However, we are flexible with our hybrid work (home & office presence) environment and accommodate remote locations too.

The role requires:

  • A proactive and dynamic individual who thrives on challenges and is capable of working within a team-oriented environment
  • Experience or an interest in the automation of data processes and how this can improve business efficiencies
  • Attention to detail with superior client focus and excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Experience in practices in the mining / exploration industry

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Compilation and administration of geological and production databases from clients
  • Monitoring and reporting on geological and production activities
  • Assessment of data quality against set criteria
  • Production of weekly and monthly statistics and reports
  • Data preparation and delivery / transmission to clients
  • Liaising with clients, as well as site visits (ability to travel)
  • Providing insights and recommendations to the business
  • Understanding and supporting maxgeo solutions and software products
  • Client consulting and communication
  • Delivering training of maxgeo products to clients

Skills and experience

Minimum of 3-years' experience in mining or exploration
Minimum 3-years' experience with geological databases
Minimum 3-years' SQL experience
Working knowledge of DataShed is an advantage
Tertiary qualification in computing science or geoscience is an advantage
Exposure to automating data capture
Willing and able to travel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Team player with excellent client focus

What we can offer you

A hybrid working environment (remote & office presence) accommodating your own personal choices of work-life wellness
Professional environment in an informal atmosphere with a start-up like, flat structure
Good career path based on performance and willingness to learn
Extensive training offered to become really good at what you do
Lateral thinking rewarded
Competitive salaries
Commitment to your professional growth & further education assistance
Employee Assistance Program
Birthday day off
Family day out
3 days per annum at a charity organisation of your choice
1 week additional paid leave at end of year
Team building days

To fast-track your application, a resume and a short video will be a brilliant start; you can use your own phone or other preferred device, and give us a glimpse of:

  • a brief introduction of yourself, professionally
  • what you are bringing in as a point of difference and expertise towards this role with maxgeo.

If emailing the video directly to [email protected] gives you some failure notification due to the large size of the attachments – please use the WeTransfer App: https://wetransfer.com/

All applicants must be available for an interview at our office in Vancouver, as well as be able to provide proof of eligibility to live and work in Canada.

We can only consider candidates that had their Covid-19 vaccination completed.

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For further information about this role, please contact us by email