Project Geologist

AngloGold Ashanti Australia

Location: Australia

Job Type: Full time


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- Reshma Saujani

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA) is one of the world's largest gold producers with a number of operations on different continents. This globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. In Australia the company operates the Sunrise Dam (100%) and Tropicana (AGA 70% and manager, Regis Resources 30%) gold mines, which jointly account for approximately 18% of AGA’s annual production. AGA is a values-driven company and offers a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

We are now seeking a Project Geologist to join our Australian Greenfields Exploration team on a permanent basis.

Accountable to the Manager: Australia Exploration, this role is split between the Perth office and various exploration projects in Australia. Given the nature of the role you will be required to spend time in the field and will be working on variable rosters based on specific programs of work.

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Geological logging of drilling samples
  • Supervision of exploration work programs including AC, RC and diamond drilling
  • Project generation, work program design and collation and interpretation of results within assigned project areas
  • Inputs into technical and safety reports and presentations as required
  • Contribute to HSEC management initiatives, including daily and weekly safety meetings, hazard and risk management and implementing best practice ESG processes

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • BSc in Geology with Honours
  • Three to eight years of relevant experience in gold exploration, specific experience in a project geologist role is preferable
  • A good understanding of software applications including MS Suite, GIS type software (Map Info and/or Arc View) and 3D software such as Leapfrog
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • An ability to work well in a team environment
  • A results oriented, can-do approach and a desire to learn and take on new responsibilities
  • The ability to work in remote locations for extended periods
  • Current C class (manual) drivers licence
  • Australian permanent residency
  • A national police clearance

To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti's values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.

As well as offering a competitive remuneration package (base annual salary in the range $125,000.00 - $135,000.00), challenging work and career development prospects we also offer all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) fully paid for private health cover, free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships, paid parental leave.

We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective.

*Applications Close 21/10/2022

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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