Professional Experience

Consulting Geologist, Sept. 2017 to Present

Providing geological consulting and land management for uranium projects, due diligence review of historical and compliant data, and mineral resource estimations.  Recommend potential acquisitions.

BRS Engineering Inc., March 2016 to 2017

Geologist (Riverton, Wyoming)

Geologist for a natural resources company providing mine-site reclamation construction management.  Drill site geologist.  Technical reports and permit writing. 176B Projects include:

2017

  • July-August: Construction management (drill and grout); Evanston (4B), Kemmerer (5B), Reliance (1D)
  • August-October: Exploration geologist, drilling in Rock Springs Area (3B)
  • October-November: Exploration geologist, drilling in Kemmerer/Evanston (4C)

2016:

  • March-April: Exploration geologist, drilling @ Fusselman Road in Rock Springs
  • April-September: Construction Management (drill and grout) @ Reliance Project 
  • September: Exploration geologist, drilling @ Evanston-Almy area
  • October-December: Construction Management (drill and grout) @ Kiwanis Park in Rock Springs

Consulting Geologist, Sept. 2013 to 2016

Providing geological consulting and land management for uranium projects, due diligence review of historical and compliant data, and mineral resource estimations.  Recommend potential acquisitions.

Strathmore Minerals Corp., Nov. 2004 – Sept. 2013

Development Geologist (Riverton, Wyoming)

Lead Geologist for a proposed open-pit uranium mine and heap leach mill in Wyoming.  General duties included generation of mineral resource estimates, drill site management, land records management, organization of historical and compliant databases, review of potential acquisitions, and technical report and permit writing.  Specific duties are listed below.

  • Drilling Management, Exploration and Development:  Utilized mud rotary and reverse-circulation drilling operations for minerals exploration and ground water well installations.  Oversaw and organized drilling activities at the proposed mine sites while managing a staff of 2-4 geologists.
  • Field Exploration and Sampling:  Drill cuttings and core retrieval for analysis of mineral content and baseline characterization of overburden materials.  Operation of company-owned Century geophysical logging truck and tools.  Air, groundwater, and meteorological sampling for mine and mill site baseline requirements. 
  • Geologic Interpretations:  Completed technical reports, cross-sections, and drill hole maps.  Interpreted grade-thickness of historical and modern geophysical gamma logs.  Recommended areas for additional exploration drilling. 
  • Mineral Resource Estimations:  Calculated mineral resources of historical and compliant drilling. 
  • Land Management:  Land Department assistant manager of all lode mining claims and state and private leases.  Directed claim staking activities of all projects in Wyoming and New Mexico. 
  • Technical and Permit Writing:  Led or assisted in writing/documentation of permitting necessary for Drill Notices, Plan of Operations, Mine Permit, and Mill Permit applications to federal and state regulators.  Provided technical assistance to independent contractors on all 43-101 reports in New Mexico and Wyoming including compiling historical/compliant data, mineral resource estimates, etc.
  • Completed due diligence and assisted management on property acquisitions, sales, and joint-venture negotiations.  

Epoch Well Logging Inc., March – May, 1996

Well Logger (Maurice, Louisiana)

Worked as a Mud logging geologist at offshore and land sites in the Gulf oil-gas industry. 

Professional Affiliations/Registrations

  • Geologist-in-Training, State of Wyoming (ASBOG #4302)
  • Registered Member: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration: #4171909RM (Qualified Person).
  • Concrete Field Testing Technician-Grade 1 (American Concrete Institute, #01364349).
  • MSHA 24-hr Surface Mining Certificate of Training.

Skills

  • Logging Geologist using Geophysical Tools
  • Technical Report and Permit Writing
  • ArcGIS Software and Extensions
  • Knowledge of NI 43-101 Guidelines
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Land Management (BLM, State, Private)

Education

Master of Science in Geology Idaho State University – Pocatello, ID (2004)

Thesis:  The Neogene-Quaternary Topographic Development of the Portneuf Valley, Bannock County, Southeast Idaho.

Bachelor of Science in Geology Western Washington University – Bellingham, WA (1992)