Geologist : Mining

Location: St Ives Posted Date: February 14, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 57958 Careermine Job Id: 1834029
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Geologist: Mining to join their Underground Mine 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 day on 6 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie. Fly in fly out options will also be considered for the right candidate.

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 Behaviors are adhered to at all times.
  • Document the controls of mineralisation in mapping, reports and presentations to build a bank of quality historical data and knowledge for current and future reference.
  • Contribute to geological interpretation, grade control models, resource models and reports to ensure accuracy of interpretation and the ability to deliver on expected outcomes/strategic objectives.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of reconciliation systems (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually) for managing grade control to minimise dilution and maximise recovery.
  • Contribute to the definition, implementation and monitoring of short, medium and long-term mines based grade control and exploration drilling programs to extend the Life of Mine (LOM) and increase

reserves and resources.
  • Utilise site systems and QA/QC protocols to ensure the quality and integrity of data.
  • Contribute to the effective management of department costs by consistently considering the financial impacts.

Key factors to your success include;
  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology.
  • C class WA driver's license.
  • A minimum of 2 years mining industry experience - preferably in an Underground Gold operation including - exposure to mine geology, resource and grade control estimation and extensional exploration.
  • Sound computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and Datamine geological modelling software package.
  • Experience in Mine to Mill Ore Tracking systems.
  • 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.