Principal Geologist

Location: Metro Posted Date: February 12, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 499564 Careermine Job Id: 1833660
MRL is an innovative and leading diversified mining services company, with a growing world-class portfolio of the mining operations across multiple commodities and locations.

As part of our vision to be recognised as one of the great Australian companies, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide significant opportunity for the learning and development of our people, and to open the door for them to build a long-term career within our business.

If you want to work with a company that thinks different, works different, is different... Then you want to work at MRL.

Because you're different.

About the role

Due to continued growth into 2020, Mineral Resources have a new opportunity in our Project Services team for a Principal Geologist to lead the Pilbara exploration field team. We are looking for a hands on Geologist to manage external and internal parties to achieve organisational goals in identifying, exploring and developing existing and proposed assets and evaluating new deposits and developing current known deposits

Reporting to the Exploration Manager, you will ensure all data is accurate and validated whilst also integrating existing and new data into regional and prospect assessment databases. Working in both the Perth office and in the Pilbara, you will also be responsible for;
  • Supervision and management of drill programmes with a safety management, cost tracking and production focus.
  • Statutory reporting for all Geological and Environmental compliance
  • Providing technical expertise into the development of new projects, resource assessment and field development planning
  • Seeking necessary approvals for exploration activity
  • Supervising drill programs and promptly report drill results
  • Keeping updated of new technologies and provide recommendations to management
  • Recommend geological studies including research opportunities that will add value to the exploration objectives;
  • Production of technical reports for the Company, joint venture partners and government departments.

About You
  • Safety focused
  • Tertiary level education in Geology
  • At least 10 years' experience in mining and exploration industry
  • Good time management skills
  • Pilbara specific Iron Ore experience
  • Experience in geochemical interpretation, geological interpretation and assessment and exploration program management
  • Experience with Micromine and Mapinfo/ArcGIS


If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now! Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time, unless specifically requested.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.

About MRL
As an ASX 200 and perennial high performing company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is an Australian based leader in the performance and delivery of diversified mining services and minerals processing, underpinned by a growing world-class portfolio of mining operations across multiple commodities including iron ore and lithium.

Advertised: 11 Feb 2020 W. Australia Standard Time
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