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Resource Geologist | Adelaide CBD | Monday to Friday


Location: Roxby Downs

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

Our Operation

The Olympic Dam orebody is a truly world class IOCG deposit. The underground mine and integrated processing facility produces copper, uranium, gold and silver. The Olympic Dam operation has a combination of FIFO and residential workforce, supported by the Roxby Downs township.

Olympic Dam has a fully integrated metallurgical complex with a grinding and concentrating circuit, a hydrometallurgical plant incorporating solvent extraction circuits for copper and uranium, a copper smelter, a copper refinery and a recovery circuit for precious metals. Our geological products underpin our understanding of the valuable minerals, gangue minerals and deleterious elements, knowledge of which is critical for our production processes.

About the Role

As part of the Geoscience function, the Resource Geologist supports the Superintendent Resource Geology, other Planning & Technical departments and ultimately the safe operation of Olympic Dam through delivery of exceptional estimation modelling products.

In this role you will:

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver resource modelling products and documentation
  • Ensure products are valid, fit-for-purpose, and reflect the necessary geoscience inputs.
  • Support procedure and workflow improvements that underpin product delivery
  • Support study/evaluation of new deposits
  • Travel approximately 3 days per month to site, or as required

About You

With a tertiary degree in geoscience, the successful candidate will have:

  • An ability to review 3D geological models
  • Data analysis skills
  • Working knowledge of industry modelling software.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders

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.