Geology Superintendent

Location
Granny Smith, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Closes
May 08, 2021
Ref
59505
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
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 https://careers.goldfields.com.au

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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