Geology Superintendent

Granny Smith, Australia
Apr 08, 2021
May 08, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Superintendent: Mine Geology, to join their Mine Geology Department at the Granny Smith Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Manager: Geology, you will be responsible for overseeing the safety, technical, and administrative functions of the department by leading a group of skilled and motivated mining professionals and contractors in the achievement of sustainable mine geology disciplines.

This role is offered on 8 days on 6 days off, 4 days on 3 days off the roster, and is Fly In Fly Out from Perth.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture, Values, and performance of GFA while ensuring that Safety Programs and Systems are supported.
  • Ensure appropriate standards are met in the collection of geological data, sampling data, QAQC, and the geological interpretation of Resource and Grade Control models.
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring reconciliation systems for managing quality grade control to reduce dilution and maximise ore recovery.
  • Collate information that will form the basis of ensuring the achievement of planned short-term (monthly plan) and medium-term (strategic/operations plan) production and safety targets.
  • Defining, implementing, and monitoring mine based exploration programs to improve the LOM.
  • Contributing towards enhancing and discovering additional Reserves and Resources through close cooperation and interaction with the Exploration and Resource Geology Teams.
  • Facilitating the optimisation of systems, processes, and practices, regularly reviewing and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Support ongoing development of the Mine Geology team while working collaboratively with other stakeholders.
  • Ensure drilling contractors deliver Safe Production through quality Leadership, systems, and KPI's.

Key factors to your success include:
  • BSc degree in Geology or a related discipline is essential, with an Honours Degree highly desirable.
  • Strong, energetic, and demonstrated Leadership Experience within a large and dynamic team environment is essential.
  • 10 years mining industry experience - preferably in precious metals- with a focus on mine geology, QAQC, Resource and Grade Control estimation, and extensional exploration.
  • Significant experience with large-scale underground mine geology requirements.
  • Prior experience with Behavioral Based Safety Programs and Business Improvement processes would be highly regarded
  • Exposure to a variety of different ore body types and models as well as different mining methods and associated economics.

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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