Technician - Exploration

Location: Mungari Posted Date: May 17, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 12785 Careermine Job Id: 1842127
The purpose of the Field Technician role is to provide field and coreyard support to the discovery team, to ensure samples are collected, recorded and transported with no errors to provide high quality analytical data to aid in the discovery of new gold deposits.

  • Exciting opportunity to progress your career & join the Mungari exploration team!
  • Residential operation - be home with your family every night
  • Roster: 9:5
  • Location: Mungari, WA

At Evolution, we're passionate about Our Culture and Values.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity, offering exceptional career environments at a range of Sites and our Group Office that are challenging, rewarding and fun for all employees We are regularly supporting our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating and inclusive environment to foster development.

About us
We are a leading, growth-focused, globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate six wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland.

We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, with local applicants encouraged to apply.

About the role
The Field Technician role offers an exceptional opportunity to work with the collaborative and engaging exploration team at our Mungari Operation. Key result areas in this role include:

  • Collect surface geological samples (soils, rock chips, auger)
  • Complete marking up of core (including metre marking, orientation lines, RQD, recovery determination etc)
  • Cutting (along pre-determined cut lines) and sampling of diamond drill core to geologists pre-determined sampling request, maintaining a high degree of accuracy and precision
  • Data entry/capture sample information to ensure effective sampling protocols and timely despatch to laboratory
  • Working with the drill contractor on the drill rigs to collect Air Core and RC drilling samples as requested and to sieve chips into chip trays for the geologist to log
  • Peg drill holes, provide supervision of Loader Operators, clearing drill pads and conduct post drilling rehabilitation

About our Operation
Our Mungari gold operation is both open pit and underground, located 20km west of Kalgoorlie and 600km east of Perth in Western Australia. Being a residential mine, our employees go home every night, with many living in the local community of Kalgoorlie. Throughout the year there are many cultural and community events to enjoy and for families there are several schools, parks and sporting clubs. Our lifestyle friendly rosters give our employees a great work-life balance.

Safety is our priority
The safety, health and wellbeing of our people is of paramount importance to us. We want our people to go home safely to their family and friends and we inspire a safety culture where people do the right thing for themselves and those around them because they believe in safety, not just because there is a rule in place.

About you
As a Field Technician, it is desired that you will have Experience in Mining Exploration (Underground and/or Open Cut and/or remote Exploration). It is also important that you have/ demonstrate:

  • Drivers licence - manual
  • Forklift Licence (preferred)

We thank you for taking the time of submitting your application. For more information, you can contact

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to build our team, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who'll appreciate what you bring to the table. You'll set and achieve goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape and contribute to the Evolution vision.

As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.