Senior Mine Geologist


Location: Sir Samuel

Job Type: Full time


IGO is a purpose led organisation with strong, embedded values and a culture of caring for our people and our stakeholders. We believe we are Making a Difference by safely, sustainably and ethically, delivering the products our customers need to advance the global transition to decarbonisation.

Roster: 8:6, FIFO full-time permanent

Location: Cosmos, FIFO ex-Perth (or DIDO from surrounding areas)

Key Benefits: 12% Superannuation, bonus opportunity, share options, private health insurance, flexible work options, 26 weeks paid parental leave, volunteer leave + more.


At IGO, our people are important to us. We are bold, passionate, fearless and fun – a smarter, kinder, and more innovative team. We come from a range of places, backgrounds and experience and we are excited about what we can achieve together. When you join us we will invest in your career and your development, to ensure you achieve your goals, now and into the future. That is the IGO difference.


Exciting things are happening at IGO, including the development of the Odysseus Underground Nickel Mine at our Cosmos Nickel Operation based near Leinster in Western Australia. Once in production, Odysseus will deliver high quality nickel concentrates into the global nickel market which is growing rapidly driven by demand for nickel rich lithium-ion batteries.

You'll have the opportunity to flex your leadership muscles and lead a team of mine geologists and underground geology technicians to deliver all key mine geology functions aligned with our goals and strategic objectives.

This is your opportunity to join the operation in the early phases and make a difference in the success of Cosmos. Plus, it’s a rare chance to be part of the commissioning process of a mine and have input into the early operations.


We are on the hunt for an experienced and collaborative leader with:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology;
  • Demonstrated experience leading a high performing teams;
  • Significant experience in a hard rock underground mining environment, preferably with Nickel Sulfide experience;
  • Strong modelling and interpretation skills;
  • Solid interpretation of datasets and reconciliation exposure;
  • Exposure to a range of grade control systems and processes;
  • QAQC reporting;
  • Good understanding of diamond drilling practices and core processing systems; and,
  • Experience in resource estimation exposure, contractor management and Datamine, Leapfrog and or Deswik software (desirable).

If you would like to be part of the IGO journey to deliver clean energy metals for a sustainable future, please click “Apply” and submit an up-to-date resume along with a covering letter.

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We believe in a world where people’s power makes amazing things happen. Where technology opens up new horizons and clean energy makes the planet a better place for every generation to come. We have big aspirations to explore, develop, produce, and partner to achieve our strategy to become a globally relevant, premium producer of energy storage and distribution minerals.

You’ve got this!