Graduate Geologist


Location: Boddington

Job Type: Full time


  • Career development
  • Great working culture
  • Be part of something world class


South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come. We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.


Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from jarrah forests, stunning coastlines, scenic trails and the food and wine heartland of the west.

Located in the picturesque south-west and Peel regions of Western Australia, South32 Worsley Alumina is on a journey to become the world’s leading Alumina producer where our 1500 workforce value the lifestyle that Worsley Alumina has to offer.

Our integrated Bauxite Mine, Alumina Refinery and Port Operation is creating the essential products needed for a sustainable low carbon future.


  • Competitive salaries including Short-Term Incentive Bonus
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Flexible working arrangements and industry leading parental leave and family care policy


Reporting to the Planning Services Superintendent (Geology), as a Graduate Geologist, you will participate in a 2-year structured graduate program developing role specific skills as outlined in your personal Graduate Development Plan Passport.

This development opportunity will ensure you achieve the technical, professional and personal experience required to further your career and reach your full potential.


This role is based at the Boddington Bauxite Mine located a short drive from the community of Boddington (10 minutes), Pinjarra (50 minutes) and the City of Mandurah (1 hour).

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate commitment & conformance to safe work practices and procedures
  • Progression of increased responsibilities during the two-year development period to that of a Geologist with specific skills including:
  • Geological understanding of the ore deposit
  • Mining and production processing
  • Data management
  • QAQC
  • Drilling
  • Data integration, interpretation and reporting
  • Reconciliation
  • Exploration
  • Block modelling
  • Contractor management
  • Project work


  • The ability to build relationships and work collaboratively to deliver great outcomes
  • A strong work ethic with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Commitment to learn and expand your knowledge of the mining industry
  • Competent user of MS office suite of products

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology (or equivalent)
  • C class driver’s licence (manual desirable)


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered, and appropriately rewarded. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

The job advert with close on 26th September 2023.

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