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Exploration Geologist

Boise, ID
October 15, 2018

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Trevor T. Hawkins

**** *. ********* **., *****, Idaho 83709


Career Overview

B.Sc. in geology from Boise State University with diverse industry experience in minerals exploration, mining, heavy construction and structural welding. Proficient field geologist in all phases of project development, logistics and management: from initial exploration and identifying targets, to RC and core drilling programs, core logging, QA/QC procedures, geologic mapping and sampling. Highly skilled in field environments with the ability to work independently in remote locations. Self-sufficient, capable team player with management experience, leadership training and an educational emphasis in ore deposits, physical volcanology and anthropology.


● Field Work ● Claim Staking ● MSHA 500-23/HAZCOM

● Geologic Mapping ● Core Logging ● Certified Welder

● Trimble Surveying / GPS ● QA / QC ● H.E. Operator

● Soil and Rock Sampling ● Management ● Mechanic

Professional Experience

2018 – Present Revival Gold Inc., Beartrack Mine, Salmon, Idaho

Contract Exploration Geologist

6 month contract for summer drilling program at Beartrack, core logging, QA/QC, core drill supervision, geologic mapping, and sampling.

2018 Pershing Gold Corporation Relief Canyon, Nevada

Contract Exploration Geologist

Supervision of 3 core rigs running 24hrs/day. Core logging, geologic mapping, and sampling. 6 month contract for winter drilling program.

2016 – 2017 Meridian Gold Corp, Reno, Nevada

Contract Exploration Geologist

Exploration field work evaluating Carlin type mineral prospects in Nevada. Six-month contract working independently in the field, performing geologic mapping, sampling and writing up professional geologic reports.

2015 – 2016 Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

Senior Research Technician

Laboratory and field research under NSF grant, studying flow dynamics, rheology and depositional characteristics of 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption.

2012 – 2015 Pershing Gold Corporation Relief Canyon, Nevada

Contract Geo-tech

Contract geo-tech. Exploration field work and open-pit mine geology, geologic mapping, soil and rock sampling

2011 – 2012 Idaho State Gold Co. Boise, Idaho

Contract Geo-tech

Claim-staking, soil and rock sampling, initial exploration and project development, helicopter recon, core and reverse circulation drilling.

2010 – 2012 Lemhi Gold Trust, LLC. Salmon, Idaho

Contract Geo-tech

Exploration project development; designed and built core splitting, sampling and storage operations for processing of 30,000’ of drill core in accordance with industry established QA/QC procedures.

Education and Training

2013 – 2016 Boise State University Boise, Idaho

B.Sc. in Geology

Emphasis on ore deposits and physical volcanology; Minor in anthropology

2017 - 2018 MSHA Surface Miner 5000-23 / HAZCOM

1994 – 1997 Boise State University Boise, Idaho


Archaeology major with a minor in geology. Emphasis on the Pacific Northwest.

1998 AWS Certified Welder / Pipe Fitter Reno, Nevada

Structural Steel Welder, Pipe Fitter and Fabricator

Certifications in FCAW, GMAW, SMAW unlimited plate, unlimited pipe, all position. Certified in GTAW (TIG) Aluminum, up to 1/2” plate and 24” pipe all position.

1991 USMC Aviation ATC School NAS Memphis, Tennessee

Air Traffic Controller

FAA certified Air Traffic Controller. Tower, ground, flight data and

Precision Approach Radar (PAR) Controller

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