Project Geologist

Newcrest Mining Limited
Oct. 11, 2019, 7:30 a.m.
Oct. 23, 2019, 11:23 a.m.


We are currently seeking services of an experienced and diligent Project Geologist to join our Geology Department on an 8/6 roster, FIFO from Perth.

Reporting to the Senior Geologist – Operational Drilling & Projects, the successful incumbent will manage the drilling programs for underground and open pit and ensure all work is carried out in a safe, structured, agreed and timely manner.

Key responsibilities include:

Drive and manage safe working protocols for all Operational Drilling & Projects activities through our NewSafe behaviours

Validation of predictive sampling practices and procedural improvements

Grade Control drilling effectiveness – ensuring systems used for both OP and UG deliver required valued

Assisting operational ore control personnel with developing high-quality models for input into the mine planning process

Being able to confidently generate usable geology wireframes for modelling purposes based on drill core and face mapping

Logging operational grade control Core and RC chips

Validating operational drilling deliverables to ensure there are minimal impacts on production deliverables

Developing and managing geology projects that add value to business utilising our EDGE philosophy

This is a permanent full-time opportunity on a FIFO 8 days on, 6 days off roster from Perth.


Located in the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, Telfer is a fly in out fly out operation from Perth which recognises the importance of work-life balance.  Our comfortable, well-furnished rooms include Foxtel and DVD players, and our site offers quality food with healthy options, medical care, sporting and recreation activities. Families are welcomed several times a year to open days.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will be safety focused, self-motivated and have strong time management skills.  You will have expert technical capability combined with highly developed written and verbal communication skills.

In addition, you will possess the following:

BSc Honours Degree Geology

A minimum of 3 years experience in Geology Drilling Reverse Circulation and Diamond Drilling

Familiarity with Leapfrog, Vulcan and Acquire software

Demonstrated experience working in remote drilling programs

Good understanding of QA/QC principals for geology sampling

Ability to mentor and coach junior staff, technicians and individuals from a non-drilling background

Ability to work autonomously

A personal belief that working safely is of paramount importance

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