About the Role
The Rio Tinto Exploration (RTX) is looking for a committed and enthusiastic exploration geologist wishing to become a valued member of our team based in Belmont, Perth, and to build a career in Rio Tinto.
Our team is tasked with discovery of additional copper-gold orebodies around our Winu project in the Great Sandy desert of Western Australia. The program covers a vast area and is well funded, providing you the opportunity to work on projects from very early stage target development through to more advanced stages of exploration.
The roles on offer are for Senior Geoscientists who will lead small exploration teams within the larger program. We welcome applications from qualified geologists with relevant experience in the field. The role has a significant field component. The successful candidate will start in late 2020.
RTX is committed to ensuring our staff are appropriately equipped to do the work we ask of them through comprehensive formal and on the job training.
To secure this role you should:
Degree qualified geologist
Proven technical skills and knowledge of operational support required in remote exploration
Demonstrated leadership experience and strong teamwork skills with an ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with work groups
Have relevant industry experience, including significant field time
Demonstrate a passion for discovery of new orebodies
Demonstrate a strong safety culture