Mining Geologist

Gold Fields

Location: Kambalda East

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, South Africa, Ghana, Peru, Canada and 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.

St Ives Gold Mine is located 20km south-east of Kambalda and approximately 80 km south of Kalgoorlie. It is comprised of both open pit and underground operations and produces over 350,000 ounces of gold per annum.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Senior Geologist, you will be responsible for providing quality underground mine 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 can be offered as a residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie OR Fly in Fly out from Perth on an 8 days on 6 days off roster.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Increased annual leave entitlements

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

  • Educational assistance

About the role:

  • Support the Mining Team in maximising ore recovery and minimising dilution;

  • Collate and deliver accurate production data, forecasts and associated reports;

  • Be responsible for high level contribution to geological interpretation and structural models for your operation;

  • Utilise site systems and QA/QC protocols to ensure the quality and integrity of data;

  • Planning, organising and management of grade control and mine definition drill programs.

About you:

  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology

  • Possess a current manual driver’s licence

  • At least 3 years previous practical experience in Underground Mining

  • Sound computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and Datamine/Leapfrog geological modelling software packages

Applications can be submitted via:

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.

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