Senior Project Geologist
Job no: 498597
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine
We are MMG and we mine for progress.
At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.
Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.
We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of
thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.
Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.
With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028. This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.
The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.
Senior Project Geologist
Reporting to the Superintendent Geology, the purpose of this role is to contribute to the sustainability and growth of the Rosebery resource base through the supervision of drill program designs, rig scheduling, and geological data collection. This role is a key on-site stakeholder for database management, assay laboratory administration, and the provisioning of high-quality resource model inputs.
The is residential role offered on a 5/2, 4/3 roster.
Competencies, qualifications and skills:
An unwavering commitment to workplace safety and a demonstrated expertise in establishing cultures and systems that embed safety awareness.
Intimate knowledge of all drilling processes
Working knowledge of geological databases
Advanced competence in using 3D mining software
Working knowledge with all aspects of underground mine geology
Ability to measure and optimise drilling programme performance
Ability to interpret and respond to mining and project schedules
Advanced reporting and presentation skills
Ability to coach and mentor Graduate Geologists, Mine Geologists and Mine Technicians.
Ability to identify and manage continuous improvement opportunities
Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
Key responsibilities will include:
Supervise the Mine Projects Team to complete effective resource development projects
Ensure that drilling programs are designed to adequately test and upgrade resources
Manage the design, scheduling, execution and supervision of all diamond drilling activities (underground and surface) except for grade control drilling.
Ensure that maximum value is extracted from all drilling and that high-quality data is captured to database
Deliver outcomes within agreed timeframes
Monitor and report progress and maintain open communications across site and support teams
Mentor and train graduate and mine geologists to ensure they are trained and competent in MMG approved procedures
Responsible for performance of QAQC protocols, regular reporting of QAQC performance and liaison with laboratory
Assist in the development of JORC compliant resource models and updates
Assist in compiling data used in annual mineral resource reporting by Group
Contribute to ore characterisation studies.
Log diamond drill core as required.
Review and ensure consistent geological data interpretation.
Supervision and direction of Geology team when required
What we offer
A safety-first culture
An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme, accommodation and allowances.
A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
Relocation support where required to the point of hire
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.
To know more about MMG please visit our webpage
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.
Advertised: Tasmania Daylight Time 23 Mar 2021
Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time
22 Apr 2021
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