Underground Geology Technician

Employer:
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
Posted
Dec. 7, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Closing
Jan. 4, 2019, 7:31 a.m.

An opportunity has become available for a motivated Geology Technician to join our Underground Mine Geology team at Sunrise Dam on a site-based 8/6 FIFO roster from Perth. Graduate Geologists are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Senior UG Mine Geologist, the purpose of the role is to assist the Mine Geologists with all aspects of underground production activities, including grade control, data entry, liaising with contractors, inspection and monitoring of mining activities.

This program is designed to give the successful applicant an excellent grounding in mining geology practices in large underground mine. The role will involve working with the Mine geologists

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

Provide support to the Mine Geologists in short term grade control processes through effective monitoring of grade control drilling, development mining and material movement data collection.

Complete development cut ore-waste designation as directed by the Senior Mining Geologist and according to the Standard Operating Procedure.

Assist with and undertake development (face and wall) mapping as directed by the Senior Mining Geologist and according to the Standard Operating Procedure.

Managing daily material movement data with regards to haulage and ROM transfer.

Assist with Grade Control drilling, sampling and sample collection and data entry.

Dispatch samples to the laboratory and maintain accurate records of sampling and dispatch.

Enter sampling, assay results and mapping data into the database accurately and in a timely manner.

Assist with the management of underground stockpiles.

Ensure effective communication is maintained with mining contractors and Anglo staff.

Maintain the department vehicles and equipment.

Carry out geological project work as required.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Demonstrated commitment to safety, quality, and teamwork.

A geology technician qualification.

A good understanding of software applications including MS Suite and mining specific software is desirable but not essential.

A results oriented can-do approach to getting things done and a desire to learn and take on new responsibilities.

Current manual WA Drivers Licence.

Australian Permanent Residency.

National Police Clearance.

This is an excellent opportunity which offers a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and career development prospects within a global mining company.

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