Field Operations Lead
Quebec
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KoBold Metals

51-200 employees

Utilizes big data and AI for efficient mineral exploration
Company Overview
KoBold Metals is transforming the mineral exploration industry by leveraging statistical modeling, big data, and foundational ore-deposit science to enhance the discovery of natural resources essential for electric vehicles. Their unique approach, termed the Epistemology of Exploration, focuses on quantifying and reducing uncertainty in data, making the exploration process more efficient and scientific. Additionally, they've developed TerraShed, a proprietary data system that organizes, standardizes, and quality tests diverse geophysical data, providing a robust information repository for their scientists to drive further discoveries.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Energy
B2B

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$410.3M

Founded

2018

Headquarters

Berkeley, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

27%

1 year growth

80%

2 year growth

214%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience conducting field operations in mineral exploration & mining, oil & gas or a related industry
  • Demonstrated commitment to and familiarity with developing and implementing high standards of health & safety in the workplace
  • The ability to problem-solve in remote environments
  • The ability to work in remote and isolated locations for extended periods of time
  • Must speak, read, and write in French and English
  • A high degree of independence and the ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Familiarity with Project Management principles and managing projects remotely
  • Enjoyment in working with people in a wide variety of disciplines and different parts of the world
  • Interest in contributing broadly to the success of the company and eager to pitch in where needed
  • Valid First Aid Certification (Level 3 or Wilderness First Aid is preferred)
Responsibilities
  • Operations Control Center: Maintain daily contact with and monitor the status of KoBold personnel and contractors while in the field. Maintain close communication with the Project Geologist, Project Data Scientist, and the Senior Project Planner
  • Reporting: Execute and maintain KoBold’s system for tracking health & safety incidents and provide periodic reporting
  • Compliance: Understand applicable local laws and regulations and the practices of our joint venture partners and ensure that we follow them in all our operations
  • Field Service Contractors: Identify, evaluate, contract with, and manage contractors and vendors for a wide range of field operations, from camp construction to helicopter transport to emergency medical services
  • Logistics: Arrange for the shipment of equipment and material to and from KoBold’s project sites
  • Local Management: Deploy to remote project locations as required to implement and manage programs
  • Process Improvement: Creating ways of working that allow us to continue to work more effectively and to be nimble so that we can support machine-learning-driven dynamic field programs, where we adapt our plan based on the data we collect at each stage
  • Stakeholder Engagement: WIth leadership direction and support, help represent KoBold Metals with local stakeholders
Desired Qualifications
  • Run programs in different countries and/or remote environments
  • Worked in a small company or as a member of a very small team with a broad mandate working in a fast paced project environment.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation, CRSP designation, Red Seal designation (electrical, carpentry, plumbing), trained or experience operating heavy equipment