Job no: 499256
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River 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.
MMG Dugald River:
Dugald River is one of the world’s top 10 zinc operations, located near Cloncurry in Queensland. Dugald River was successfully commissioned ahead of schedule and under budget, with first production of zinc concentrate leaving Dugald River in November 2017. Dugald River is estimated to have a mine life of 20+ years to process an average of 1.7 million tonnes of ore per annum. The operation predominantly produces zinc concentrate, with by-products including lead and silver.
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Geology Technician. Reporting to the Senior Geology Technician, this role will see you provide logistic and administrative support to the geology team and contribute to the successful completion of the surface and underground drilling programs through accurate processing of drill core.
This role is based on an 8/6 Dayshift roster, FIFO from Townsville.
Qualifications Skills and Competencies;
Ability to undertake accurate core processing activities
Accurately conduct sampling methodology and sample dispatch.
Perform basic servicing of core saws and other equipment
Competent in the use of handheld GPS, camera, computer and other necessary hardware
Undertake and participate in Task Hazard Analysis to manage hazards
Understanding of drill core processing, sampling activities and photogrammetry
Australian manual Class (car) driver’s licence and Forklift licence
Some of your key responsibilities will include;
Competent in all core processing activities as directed by the Senior Technician
Maintain an inventory of the geological consumables
Maintain the photography database
Despatch samples to the offsite laboratory
Maintain plant and equipment in good working order
Assist geologists underground where necessary
Capture and processing of photogrammetry for geological interpretation
What we offer
Remuneration for this role includes a competitive salary package, annual bonus and generous local allowances.
MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents to apply for opportunities at Dugald River. We also support successful candidates to relocate to the region and provide a generous relocation package. In addition to living allowances for all employees residing in the local community, MMG also provides the following generous benefits:
Access to MMG Charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school
Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents
On-site accommodation at Dugald River is provided in fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning. The new village features, communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting, brand new swimming pool and gym facilities.
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. To know more about MMG please visit our webpage
Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time 03 Jul 2022
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