Geologist : Mining

Location: Granny Smith Posted Date: June 21, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 58335 Careermine Job Id: 1844586
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Geologist: Mining to join their Geology Department at Granny Smith Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Senior Geologist: Mining, 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 FIFO roster from Perth.

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.
  • Assist the technical department to implement mining methodology that minimizes dilution and maximises 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 of short, medium and long-term mine exploration programs to extend the Life of Mine (LOM) and increase reserves and resources.
  • Support, where appropriate; grade control and near mine exploration drill programs.
  • Document and define controls on mineralisation through mapping, reports and presentations to build a bank of quality historical data and knowledge for current and future reference.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the geological, structural and block 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.

Key factors to your success include:
  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a production mining environment
  • Previous practical experience in Underground Mining is essential
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and mining software such as Datamine and/or Leapfrog
  • Possess a Valid WA C Driver's License
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Interested parties should submit their 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.