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Mine Geologist - Rosebery Mine

Job no: 498330
Work type: Permanent Full Time, Limited Tenure / Fixed Term
Location: Rosebery Mine

MMG Limited is a global resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally.  We are one of the world's largest producers of zinc and a substantial producer of copper, lead, gold and silver. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, we are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx 1208) and Australian Securities Exchange (MMG) with mining projects and operations in Australia, Africa, Americas and South East Asia, we offer a rare and unique opportunity to work with a global perspective.

We currently have a great career opportunity available for an experienced Mine Geologist to join our team at Rosebery in Tasmania, a polymetallic underground mine, in operation since 1936, which has current potential to extend life beyond 2030.

Reporting to the Senior Mine Geologist, you will be responsible for the collection and interpretation of geological data in particular mapping and direction of underground headings; planning of underground drilling activities; stope notes; reconciliation of producing stopes and collation of data in preparation for resource estimation.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Design and supervision of underground diamond drilling activities
  • Core logging and processing
  • Underground inspections
  • Validation of geological data
  • Mapping and interpretation for inclusion in geological models
  • Develop and update panel and stope notes
  • Daily maintenance of grade control data management and reporting
  • Assist in regular geological reports
  • Assistant in material movement reconciliations

This role would ideally be suited to a Geologist with underground mining experience looking to expand their knowledge and capability within a supportive team environment.  The successful applicant will possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology;
  • Australian manual class drivers licence;
  • Proficiency in underground mapping, sampling methods and geological interpretation;
  • Basic understanding and management of drilling techniques and activities;
  • Ability to manage core processing and provide direction to field technicians;
  • Strong technical, organisational, communication, and interpersonal skills;
  • Positive and proactive safety behaviours;
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with all levels of the operation
  • Demonstrated underground geology experience; and
  • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office suite.  A working knowledge of a 3D mining software package and common database systems are desirable.

This role represents a genuine career opportunity for a motivated professional.  This is a permanent residential role on an 5/2 or 4/3 residential roster, giving you the opportunity to become a member of the Rosebery community.  Naturally, MMG will support you with relocation to the area and provide generous housing assistance. 


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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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