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Senior Resource Geologist - Dugald River

Job no: 498401
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

  • Global growing mining organisation
  • On-site Accommodation with a gym and pool supplied
  •  FIFO from Townsville/Brisbane is available

MMG’s newest mine development project, Dugald River, is a world-class zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland.  We currently have a great career opportunity available for a Senior Resource Geologist to join our team at Dugald River.

Reporting to the Geology Superintendent, the Senior Resource Geologist will provide high quality Mineral Resources estimates and geological services to ensure that Dugald River delivers maximum value to MMG.  Experienced Senior Geologists with proven experience in resource estimation should apply.  The role accountabilities include:

  • Estimation and Public Reporting (JORC Code) of Mineral Resources
  • Competent and Transparent written and verbal communication
  • Actively use model, mine and mill reconciliation data to improve
  • Delivering continuous improvement
  • Geological excellence

To be successful the below skills and experience are highly desired:

  • Proven technical knowledge and skills in geology and Mineral Resources estimation.
  • Sufficient experience to sign off as Competent Person for JORC reporting.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant industry experience in underground metalliferous mines together with experience in near-mine or regional exploration.
  • Thorough understanding of ore control principles.
  • High-level software skills (Vulcan or Isatis preferred)
  • Well-developed planning and analytical skills and competent understanding of QAQC
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration characteristics, challenges others and facilitates input in the form of ideas, views and expertise

This role will be based on an 8/6 roster. MMG supports its local communities and region, offers this role on a drive-in drive-out basis (DIDO) from the Cloncurry or Mount Isa Districts inclusive of relocation support if from outside the local region. FIFO from Townsville and Brisbane is also available.

Kalkadoon applicants are encouraged to apply.

Whilst on-site you will have access to comfortable accommodation at Dugald River in fully air-conditioned, en-suite rooms and including meal service and room cleaning. The new village features communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting facilities, brand new swimming pool and gym facilities. Remuneration for the role includes a competitive base salary and annual bonus.

As a company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate. If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

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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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