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Senior Mine Geologist - Dugald River

Job no: 498525
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

  • Global growing mining organisation
  • On-site Accommodation with a gym and pool
  • FIFO from Townsville or 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 Mine Geologist to join our team at Dugald River.

Reporting to the Geology Superintendent, this role will see you coordinate all mine geology functions on site. You will have a demonstrated understanding of the value geology can add to an underground operation with a key focus on grade control, robust collection of underground geological data and reconciliation. You will also provide geological support to the mining and metallurgy departments by providing geological information necessary for detailed planning, scheduling and ore characterisation.

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

  • Proven technical knowledge and skills in mine geology.
  • Minimum 7 years relevant industry experience in underground metalliferous mines.
  • Thorough understanding of grade control and reconciliation principles.
  • High-level software skills (Vulcan and Leapfrog preferred).
  • Well-developed planning and analytical skills and competent understanding of reconciliation.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration characteristics, challenges others and facilitates input in the form of ideas, views and expertise.

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

Kalkadoon applicants are encouraged to apply.

This role will be based on an 8:6, 4:3 roster. 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:

  • Travel allowance where personal vehicle is required to access Dugald River
  • Financial Support for families where children attend boarding school
  • Gym/PCYC membership
  • Access to MMG charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
  • Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents

FIFO from Townsville and Brisbane is also available. 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.

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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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