Geologist : Mining

St Ives, Australia
Jan 13, 2021
Feb 12, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Geologist: Mining to join their Surface Geology Department at St Ives Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Senior Geologist, you will be responsible for providing quality mine geology services and working collaboratively with the broader Mining Team to maximise return from the operation.

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and will require the incumbent to be either Fly in Fly out from Perth or residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie. Relocation assistance will be offered to the preferred candidate if required.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times.
  • Assist the Mine Teams to implement mining methodology that minimizes dilution and maximizes recovery of economic resources;
  • Collate and deliver accurate production and geological models, data, forecasts and associated reports within agreed timeframes to provide management guidance with progress/status against outlook, forecast and budget;
  • Contribute to the definition, implementation and monitoring of short, medium and long-term mines exploration programs to extend the Life of Mine (LOM) and increase reserves and resources;
  • Planning, organizing and management of grade control and in pit exploration drill programs;
  • Document and define the controls on mineralization through mapping, reports and presentations to build a bank of quality historical data and knowledge for current and future reference;
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for the geological, structural and estimation models for your operation; provide high level contribution to the geological interpretation, grade control models, resource models and reports to ensure accuracy of interpretation and the ability to deliver on expected outcomes/strategic objectives and time frames;

Key factors to your success include:

  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology.
  • C Class WA driver's license.
  • A minimum of 5 years mining industry experience - preferably in a surface Gold operation including - exposure to Resource Estimation.
  • Previous practical experience in Surface Mining would be beneficial.
  • Sound computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and Datamine geological modelling software package.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and mining software such as Datamine.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to:

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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