Coal Geologist Resume

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Jesus Rivera

3231 Stone Lane

Douglassville, PA 19518



Job Objective To secure the position of Coal Geologist in a reputable company that will allow me to utilize acquired skills and experience.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of coal prospecting, site exploration and mining
  • Sound knowledge of Coal Quality sampling methods, mining process and resource modeling practices
  • Commendable knowledge of usingECS Minex, Mapinfo Software, and GIS
  • Familiarity with field mapping, geophysical logs and with drilling programs
  • Ability to create and deliver geological models, reports and presentations on time
  • Ability to estimate coal resources and manage associated data

Professional Experience:

Coal Geologist

Core Laboratories, Douglassville, PA

August 2012 – Present


  • Performed and managed geological investigation, sampling and mapping for coal reserves.
  • Created and implementedproper and effective drill plans and drilling programs.
  • Determined and changed drill hole locations and depths, as needed.
  • Trained and supervised field assistants, subordinate staff, and new members.
  • Prepared, recorded, reviewed, and maintained accurate geological data.
  • Built, updated, and evaluated all geological resource models, efficiently.

Coal Geologist

URS Corporation, Douglassville, PA

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Determined and evaluated exploration sites and performed risk assessments, as needed.
  • Created and presented geological models for resource exploration and development.
  • Planned, executed, and monitored site drilling and mining activities.
  • Collected, analyzed, and interpreted core samples, drill cuttings and rock samples.
  • Reviewed and interpreted geological data, coal reserve information, and coal quality data.
  • Interpreted and adhered to Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.


Bachelor’s Degree in Geology

North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC

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