Underground Mine Geologist

Location: Agnew Posted Date: August 9, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 57433 Careermine Job Id: 1794865
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Geologist: Mining to join their Geology department at Agnew Gold Mine. This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Reporting to the Senior Geologist: Mining will be responsible for providing quality mine geology services and working collaboratively with the broader Mining Team to maximise return from the operation.

Employee Benefits

Permanent employees are eligible for a Quarterly Bonus, which over the year is targeted at around 10% - 20% of your Base Salary and a generous Private Health Insurance Allowance to name just a few of the benefits.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of Agnew and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times
  • Diamond core logging of all UG grade control and exploration programs primarily
  • Assist the Mining Team in maximising ore recovery and minimising dilution
  • Collecting and analyzing underground grade control data (face mapping, face sampling, core logging) in preparation for block modelling
  • Utilise site systems and QA/QC protocols to ensure the quality and integrity of data
  • Contribute to geological interpretation, grade control models, mine definition models and reports to ensure accuracy of interpretation and delivery of quality information and data
  • Contribute to the delineation, extension and discovery of Reserves
  • Enable the business to make sound decisions through the submission and implementation of grade control and reserve definition drilling programs
  • Contribute to and actively participate in Environmental Health and Safety initiatives

Key factors to your success include;
  • Degree in Geology or a related discipline
  • 2 years mining industry experience - preferably gold - with exposure to mine geology, grade control practices and reserve/stope definition drilling, however Graduate applications will be considered
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Leapfrog and Datamine geological modelling software package
  • Possess a current WA driver's license
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills

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.