Project Mine Geologist

Minjar Gold Pty Ltd
June 18, 2019, 7:19 a.m.
July 14, 2019, 1:06 p.m.

To support us on our journey, we are seeking to recruit a Project Geologist on an 8/6 roster. Transport is provided by coach from Perth, by train from Kalgoorlie or as many of our employees in the South West do, you may choose to drive. 

If you enjoy a challenge you will never be bored here! Reporting to the Senior Mine Geologist, this role is responsible for the implementation and improvement of grade control practices, production monitoring and reporting within the open pit mining operations. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career with the opportunity for future development. What they say about having greater opportunities for promotion in a small company is true – in the last 12 months 19% of our workforce received a promotion! If you have an interest in gaining underground experience, there will also be opportunities in the future. 

Duties and Responsibilities will include to: 

Implement and manage grade control drilling, sampling and assay dispatch
Designate ore destinations for material minimising delays to mining fleet and ensuring accuracy of ore mined
Liaise with mining team on most effective excavation of ore to minimise dilution and maximise recovery including geologically and geotechnically mapping active areas to assist in ore body delineation and understanding
Monitor production and stockpiling to ensure correct haulage, communicate changes to stockpiling processes and report stockpile numbers
Communicate with contractors road train fleet to ensure sufficient ROM stocks to meet blending requirements
Daily production reporting
Provide geology, stockpile and grade advice to Mining and Processing as required
Adhere to safety and environmental systems, policies and procedures to maintain a safe working environment for yourself and others

To be successful in this role you will possess the following skills, qualifications & personal attributes:

Tertiary qualifications in Geology
Minimum 3-5+ years post graduate geology experience in a gold mine 
Experience with ore control data collection and analysis
Previous experience with operational grade control would be highly regarded as would experience with Archean gold mineralisation
Demonstrated planning, analytical, report writing and communication skills
High level of administrative skills
Strong sense of urgency with the ability to meet deadlines
Continuous commitment to professional development
Proficient in the use of common resource software packages
Able to mentor and develop more junior team members

Critical to your success in this role will be your ability to get the work done and operate with a variety of teams within the mining environment.


With a competitive remuneration package and a challenging work environment with a growing vibrant company where your skills can make a difference, this is a great opportunity to join this high performing team and to play a role in a culture of excellence that will motivate others around you.

Candidates must have the right to reside and work in Australia

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