• Database geologist United States
  • Boliden in United States, , United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Are you a highly motivated Database geologist who wants to work within Boliden Exploration, department Geodata? Don´t miss the opportunity to work in this exciting role!

The Geodata department is responsible for ensuring and maintaining the integrity, longevity and usability of all geoscientific and exploration related data produced or otherwise used by the Exploration department and the Mine... Sites. The Geodata department also support the organization with expertise in matters concerning permitting processes and contact with landowners, stakeholders and authorities. Furthermore, the Geodata department manage all activities encompassing physical assets such as drill cores, samples, pulps and rejects.


As Database Geologist you will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring the integrity and longevity of primarily Boliden Exploration data and to support the organization with expertise in data management, SQL-querying and validation. You will also be responsible for QAQC and updating each database with appropriate data following relevant methods, protocols and guidelines and assist exploration projects and the mines with advanced data modeling and analyses. You should be interested in working with continuous improvements and optimizing workflows to improve established routines and find new ways to manage data.

Examples of responsibilities are
• Database management across different commodities and regions, querying and assist in development together with our Database developers
• Import/Export, harmonizing data and assisting in setting data protocols and standards for exploration projects
• QA/QC of exploration data in different database environments and file structures
• Ensure that correct validation scripts are in place and kept up to date
• Support the organization with expertise in geodata fields
• Support the department with geoscientific input
• Work with continuous improvements and projects in line with the departments long-term strategy

We assume that you share our basic values of courage, care and responsibility and apply these in your work. With us, all employees participate actively to achieve a safe and good work environment and work environment issues have the highest priority.

This position is based in Boliden and you will report to Department manager Geodata. Travel may be necessary.


You have a BSc or higher within a Geoscientific field or equivalent. Experience in SQL server or other geological databases such as, acQuire, Datashed, Fusion or equivalent is merits, as are proficiency in GIS software and data management tools or a working knowledge in geochemistry and QA/QC methods.

In your role you will cooperate with people at different levels within the organization and external parties, so we believe you can build and develop relationships on all levels and are communicative. As a person, you need to be detail- and result-oriented, flexible, able to work independently and in teams and work proactively with improvements.

The position requires the ability to clearly express yourself both written and orally in English. In addition, knowledge of Swedish and Finnish is merits. Driving license B is a requirement.

Apply now  

Apply now with your CV and a few clicks until Friday 24 th of May 2024. Every journey at Boliden is different, what will yours look like? 


We are happy to help and welcome you to Boliden. We prioritize providing our new employees with a supportive onboarding process to ensure a good introduction to our team and company culture characterized by care, courage and responsibility. For your dedication we offer good benefits and great opportunities to make the most of your potential. Join Boliden and help build the future of mining and metals!  

Contact us

Do you want to know more about the position? Please contact me, hiring manager Jon Keisu-Lundh, View phone number on jobs.institutedata.com, View email address on jobs.institutedata.com. I appreciate your interest! 

Questions about applying/your application are answered by Adam Martinez, Talent Acquisition Partner, View phone number on jobs.institutedata.com, View email address on jobs.institutedata.com. 

Trade union information is available from Giovanni Cibrario, SACO, View phone number on jobs.institutedata.com, Andreas Mårtensson, Unionen, View phone number on jobs.institutedata.com and Peter Markström, Ledarna, View phone number on jobs.institutedata.com.

If you are a representative of a recruiting firm, please refrain from contacting us about this posting. We appreciate your consideration. 

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