Mine Geologist

Gold Fields

Location: Leinster

Job Type: Full time

Posted

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Situated in the Eastern Goldfields region, our Agnew mine site is 23 kilometres west of Leinster, 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie and nearly 1,000 kilometres north-east of Perth. Acquired in 2001, Agnew Gold Mine produces over 250,000 ounces of gold per annum & is leading the way in the transition to renewable power for off-grid mining operations. The Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project is Australia’s largest hybrid renewable energy microgrid and the first to utilise wind generation at a mine site.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Senior Mine Geologist at Agnew, you will be responsible for providing quality geology services and working collaboratively with the broader Mining Team to maximise return from the operation.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Retention bonus
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service
  • Educational assistance

About the role:

  • Assist with diamond core logging of UG grade control and exploration programs;
  • Support the Mining Team in maximising ore recovery and minimising dilution;
  • Collect and analyse 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 the delineation, extension and discovery of Reserves.

About you:

  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology
  • Previous mining industry experience – preferably gold – with exposure to mine geology, grade control practices and reserve/stope definition drilling
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and mining software such as Datamine and Leapfrog or similar
  • Possess a current Driver’s Licence

Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

At Gold Fields we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work. We work hard, so when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.

You’ve got this!