Senior Geologist - Short Term Modelling | Perth | Monday to Friday


Location: Australia

Job Type: Not Specified


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About the Role

The Mine Geology Department of BHP Western Australia Iron Ore is looking for a Senior Geologist to join the Tactical Modelling team.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Tactical Modelling, you will join a committed team responsible for the update and delivery of monthly to quarterly geological models and grade control ready estimates used to inform the short to medium term mine plans.

The role is a Perth based role working flexibly between the Perth office and home. Occasional site visits maybe needed but these will be short and could be managed as day trips.

About You

The successful candidate will be a leading figure in the Tactical Modelling team and as such must be both technically capable and display leadership skills.

  • Thorough understanding and proven capability in geological / structural modelling and grade control modelling / resource estimation
  • Proven capability using industry standard mining applications including Vulcan and Leapfrog
  • Competent understanding of reconciliation
  • Proficient in data analysis, adaptive leadership, project management and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communicator of geological uncertainty, risk and opportunity
  • Tertiary qualifications in Geoscience or similar

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

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