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Mine Project Geologist - Rosebery Mine

Job no: 498408
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate. We currently have an opportunity available for an experienced Mine Project 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.

The purpose of this role is to contribute to the sustainability and growth of the Rosebery resource base through the design/supervision of drill program designs, rig scheduling, and collection and interpretation of geological data.  Reporting to the Senior Mine Project Geologist, you will be responsible for identifying and exploiting business improvement opportunities, mentor and train Mine Geologists and cover vacancies (operational and managerial) within the Geology Department. Your duties will also include geological data collection and interpretation of results, liaising with drilling contractors and assay laboratories and assisting with the planning of drilling programs.

This role would ideally be suited to a Geologist with a minimum of 7 years underground mining experience, looking to expand their knowledge and capability within a supportive team environment.  This role represents a genuine career opportunity for a motivated professional as a full time position on an 8/6 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. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrating MMG’s SHEC values through personal behaviours and conversations
  • Log diamond drill core and maintaining core logging standards and outcomes.
  • Identify business improvement opportunities relating to mine geology.
  • Work collaboratively to ensure consistent geological data interpretation.
  • Designing, scheduling, execution and supervision of diamond drilling activities.
  • Mentor and train graduate and mine geologists to ensure they are trained and competent in approved processes
  • Ensure adherence to QAQC protocols, regular reporting of QAQC performance and liaison with laboratory.
  • Assist in development of JORC compliant resource models and updates.

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology;
  • Australian drivers licence;
  • Proficiency in underground mapping, sampling methods and geological interpretation;
  • Intimate knowledge of diamond drilling techniques, activities and management;
  • Demonstrated underground geology experience; and
  • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office suite. Advanced competence in the use of 3D mining software package and common database systems is desirable.

MMG also provides the following generous benefits:

  • Travel allowance where personal vehicle is required to DIDO access Rosebery mine site
  • Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school
  • An attractive remuneration package including an incentive scheme.
  • Residential accommodation close to work and relocation assistance where required

As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a global mining organisation with a vision for future growth and an enviable record of community engagement, sustainability and safety. As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date and all applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. We will not be accepting submissions from recruitment agencies on this occasion.

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

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