Diamond Drilling QAQC Specialist

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.
June 30, 2020, 7:51 a.m.
July 10, 2020, 12:24 p.m.

An opportunity currently exists for an experienced geotechnical logging geologist to join the Diamond Drilling team based throughout the Pilbara. Reporting to the Resource Definition Superintendent, the QAQC specialist will be responsible for ensuring the field teams maintain a high level of geotechnical data capture from our various diamond drilling projects. They will be required to mentor and train the rig geologists in geotechnical logging and instrumentation. They would work closely with the Perth based Geotechnical Engineering team to ensure the scope specific objectives are being met and developing ongoing processes and systems for continually improving the product supplied by the Diamond Drilling team.

Key accountabilities will include:

Adhere to Fortescue’s vision and values

Continually promote the strong, positive safety culture within Fortescue and the Drilling team

QAQC oversight of geotechnical logging of diamond core

Training and mentoring of diamond geologists in best practice in geotechnical logging

Training and mentoring of diamond geologist in instrumentation use, specifically multi VWP installations and Packer Testing.

Liaising with Geotechnical Team to ensure scopes are executed in line with expectations

Contribute to continuous improvement of the department by identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement

Support the superintendent in meeting company objectives

Qualifications and skills required:

Enthusiastic person seeking to develop their career in a world class company with a passion for innovation and technical excellence

Bachelor Degree in Geological Engineering or Geology

5+ year geotechnical logging experience

Strong skill set in use of AcQuire database systems

Manual C Class licence

Demonstrated mentoring experience

Preferred understanding of Geophysical Logging of drill holes, specifically OTV and ATV

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.

We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.

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