Kalgoorlie Residential
Posted 7 months ago

Mine Geologist

What’s the role on offer?

As the Mine Geologist in Kalgoorlie, you will be responsible for collecting geological information and performing the underground geological activities required to facilitate the safe, efficient and cost-effective extraction and growth of the mineral reserve within the mine area to meet or exceed Northern Star’s performance requirements within the Geology Department.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Provide direction for each face of the underground development headings based on a thorough investigation of, and understanding of, the information available.
  • Collect samples and mapping information from the development faces
  • Perform  geological  mapping  of  all  operating  ore  development  and  any  other  development  as instructed by the Senior Mine Geologists.
  • Update  and  interpret  the  level  plans  as  part  of  the  development  mapping  cycle  including interpreting the structures in light of the new information collected in the mapping.
  • Perform  geological  checks  of  all  headings  where  there  is  some  uncertainty  of  whether  ore  is present  in  the  broken  rock
  • Clearly  communicate  all  relevant  information  at  handovers,  both  on  a  daily  basis  and  for  the weekly shift handover.
  • Perform end-of-hole checks on diamond drill rigs as required
  • Interpret,  mark up, and wall map  opportunity  structures  and  get  survey  to  pick  them  up.
  • Perform  drill  rig  and  assay  lab  audits  and other inspections or safety tasks as required
  • Ensure that the diamond drill core is logged in an accurate and timely manner
  • Validate the drill hole logging
  • Complete daily production reconciliation
  • Perform  development  mapping  as  required
  • Update  and  interpret the  level  plans  as  part  of  the  development  mapping  cycle
  • Validate all of the face chips in Vulcan.
  • Plan infill grade control drill programs


Why join us?

When you join our Company, you join the Northern Star Team. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.

In joining Northern Star, you’ll experience:

  • Be part of successful and productive team.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people.
  • Exciting, fast paced work environment with a motivated and driven workforce.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses, insurances and exceptional benefits.
  • Membership access to our GOLDSTARR reward gateway program.


Are you our next Mine Geologist?

You’ll be a highly motivated individual who is looking to grow and develop their experience within the mining industry.

You will display behaviour consistent to our Northern Star Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results, looking to work with the business for the long term and be an integral part in its future growth and development.

The specifics:

  • Degree majoring in Geology from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, set achievable goals and safely achieve tasks is required.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Computer literacy –Microsoft Office and Vulcan software is preferred.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain or exceed best industry practice in all geological and environmental tasks.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • St Johns Senior First Aid certificate (desirable).
  • Awareness of the Mine Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the ‘apply’ button now and tell us everything we need to know about you!

Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.


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