Canadian Natural



The Opportunity:

Are you passionate about working at a world class mine? Canadian Natural is seeking a well-rounded Geologist with strong technical and communication skills to join our Horizon Production Geology team. In this role, you will support CNRL Mine Operations and Mine Technical by tracking and analyzing operational and geological mine data to improve the geology modelling and execution. This position focuses on the weekly – 1 month planning level to ensure ore quality is consistent and sustainable.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain effective communication with stakeholders including Mine Operations, Mine Planning, Bitumen Production and Geology
  • Work with team members to create and maintain the operational mining model while looking for opportunities to improve benching and readiness
  • Manage, report, and analyze reserves reconciliation data as it relates to mining recovery and regulatory reporting
  • Work closely with mine planners to optimize ore blend and minimize plant upsets
  • Support production geologists by reviewing areas of concern and providing geological interpretations to correct model issues with field execution
  • Support production geologist in the field and available for vacation coverage
  • Continuous improvement projects for block properties, ore recovery and correlations between ore body and processing recovery
  • Support geophysical logging, pit sampling, and other daily operations

Other Details:

  • Job location: Horizon Project site north of Fort McMurray
  • Shift schedule: 4 days on, 3 days off – Monday through Thursday, 10 hrs/day, (possibility of transitioning to 7×7 Tuesday through Monday, 12 hrs/day)
  • Company-sponsored Fly-In/Fly-Out from Calgary or Edmonton
  • Relocation:  Eligible for relocation to Calgary, Edmonton or Fort McMurray, Alberta pursuant to Canadian Natural’s Relocation Policy
  • Competitive salary, stock options, stock savings plan and benefits
  • This is a safety sensitive position

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A Geology degree from a recognized institution & Registered or eligible to register with APEGA as P.Geo   
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in geology
  • Must possess a valid class 5 Drivers’ License with a clean record
  • Highly motivated individual with good communication and positive attitude
  • Experienced in using MS Office, MinePlan (previously Minesight) and Petrel
  • Knowledge of the McMurray Formation and/or previous mining experience will be an asset

Why Canadian Natural?

Canadian Natural Resources Limited is a senior independent crude oil and natural gas exploration, development and production company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Our strong, diversified asset base is comprised of a balanced portfolio of light, synthetic, and heavy crude oil and natural gas.  Canadian Natural operates in Canada, the United Kingdom and Offshore Africa.

At Canadian Natural, we strive to live through our mission statement: “To develop people to work together to create value for the Company’s shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity.” We are committed to a long-term presence in the communities where we operate. Our activities create value by providing employment, business development opportunities, revenues to governments that contribute to spending on goods and services, and essential resources for public services, including health, safety, education and training. 

Over the last 30 years, we have grown from a Company with nine employees to over 10,000 employees.  We have increased our production from approximately 400 BOE/d in 1989 to more than one million BOE/d today.

Safety is a core value at Canadian Natural.  We conduct all of our operations in a way that identifies, minimizes and mitigates harm to the health and safety of employees, contractors, the public and the environment.

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd- “Canadian Natural” is a publicly traded company on the TSX and NYSE as CNQ

Application deadline is May 25, 2023.  Apply now!

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