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Geology Assistant

Gold Fields

Location: Leonora

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile.

Gold Fields' mining assets in the Australia region (GFA) include a 100% interest in the St Ives, Agnew and Granny Smith mines and a 50:50 interest in the Gruyere JV project with Gold Road Resources.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Supervisor: Geological Services, you will be responsible for assisting the geological team to facilitate optimum production in the field with exploration and in core yard operations for both surface and underground drilling programs.

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 day on 6 days off roster and is Fly In Fly Out from Perth.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Salary sacrifice options

  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave

  • Employee referral program - $10,000 per successful referral!

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

  • Paid family and domestic violence leave

  • Educational assistance

About the role:

  • Processing Diamond drill core including orientation, metre marking, RQD, recovery, core photography and cutting/sampling using Almonte core saw.

  • Complete RC and Aircore sampling.

  • Salt Lake AC sampling.

  • Follow Gold Fields QAQC protocols.

  • Clearing & preparing sites for future drilling programs.

  • Rehabilitation of drill sites.

  • Accurate data entry of geological information daily using Acquire and other software.

  • Preparing samples to be dispatched to the assay laboratory.

About you:

  • You will hold a valid manual driver’s license

  • Ideally you will hold a forklift ticket or be willing to obtain

  • Possess a Senior First Aid Certificate

  • Like to work competently in an outdoor role in remote environments

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Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce. We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We 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.