A specialist in investigating the composition and content of rock fragments in order to locate and prospect for economic mineral deposits.
History of the Profession
The history of the geologist can be traced all the way back to the Ancient Greeks, who examined changes in the
The Geologist Today
Metalloinvest’s geologists investigate the potential of prospected deposits, and ascertain the exact quantity of iron ore reserves. The geologist’s working day generally splits into two parts: fieldwork and laboratory work (computing the data recorded in the field). The distribution of deposits in the open pit is studied, examined, assessed, and described at Metalloinvest’s enterprises. This
Knowledge and Skills
A geologist has to have
The role of the geologist is one of the most interesting, romantic, and difficult jobs. It may even be, if you like, a way of life; for the work doesn’t have fixed hours and involves frequent research trips and site visits. For this reason, a geologist should be physically fit, with good attention to detail, endurance, determination, and patience.
Career progress for the geologist is possible through promotion within the geological service of the prospecting team, or within the Company. Promotion up the career ladder will depend upon successful investigations and prospecting work, and an unusual or innovative approach to the implementation of set tasks.