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Exploration Geologist

Job no: 498977
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.

MMG Rosebery:

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.

Exploration Geologist

Reporting to The Senior Exploration Geologist, this role is responsible to organise and implement exploration programs and orebody knowledge studies at Rosebery by adding significant value to the business through resource extension.

This role supports the Exploration function through detailed Geoscience work in the field, UG and on drillcore through mapping, logging and modelling. This role will be responsible for the generation of a district-scale structural model while aiding in the creation and maintaining of the Rosebery structural model when required.

The role is offered on a 8/6 roster basis.

Competencies, qualifications and skills:

  • An unwavering commitment to workplace safety and a demonstrated expertise in establishing cultures and systems that embed safety awareness
  • A tertiary qualification in Geoscience
  • Experience in complex base metal deposits, particularly VHMS
  • Understanding of best practice exploration techniques, database and QAQC protocols
  • In-mine and near-mine exploration program development and management
  • Intimate knowledge of all drilling methods
  • Good practical understanding of Underground Mining methods
  • A manual driver’s license will be essential

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrate MMG’s SHEC values through personal behaviours and conversations, ensuring all activities are carried out to the highest standard of safety.
  • Support and oversee brownfields exploration that effectively tests the site’s growth targets with supervision of staff and contractors and statutory reporting.
  • Assist with the implementation of orebody knowledge studies completed at Rosebery.
  • Assist with the integration of all geodata into 3D dimensional models that facilitate target generation, ore extraction improvement and orebody knowledge studies.
  • Lead the development of a predictive structural model for the Rosebery district by integration all geodata that will facilitate the Rosebery deposit structural model and target generation.

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 https://www.mmg.com/

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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