Exploration Geologist (Gold or Base Metal)

Location: Sydney, NSW Posted Date: February 14, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 306151E_151850852379452 Careermine Job Id: 1418344
  • Sydney CBD based and exploration fieldwork in Perth
  • Exciting opportunity
  • Greenfields gold exploration

Our client, a leading global company in the non-ferrous metals Industry is seeking a qualified and highly motivated Exploration Geologist who has a background in gold or base metal exploration. This global company has been involved in number of projects around the world including Australia.

They are seeking someone who is a motivated professional with the proven ability to undertake projects to completion. Key to success in this role is someone who has gold exploration experience and is an effective communicator.

This role is ideal for an exploration geologist who wishes to further their career by developing their field skills.

In order to be considered for this role, you will have the following attributes and skills:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Geology
  • 2 years-experience in gold or base metal exploration (Gold experience preferred)
  • Experience planning and undertaking exploration programs in Western Australia, including demonstrated skills in drill program planning, implementation and supervision of exploration drilling activities
  • Strong field skills including geological and regolith logging of chips and core, supervision of contractors and junior staff
  • Strong report writing and data management skills, familiarity with MS Office productivity software such as Word, Excel, Access
  • Strong communication skills including English language fluency
  • Valid WA driver licence or other Australian equivalent
  • Valid working right in Australia is mandatory

And preferably you will have:

  • Previous experience working in the Eastern Goldfields region, familiarity with the geology and styles of gold mineralisation found in the area, as well as experience with modern exploration practices in regolith covered areas
  • Experience with ARC GIS and other 2D and 3D exploration geological software
  • Familiarity with additional software suites such as MapInfo, Target , Micromine, Vulcan, etc.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate

The position is a permanent staff position and based on Sydney CBD and exploration fieldwork in Perth will be required to be undertaken. Fieldwork will involve travel to and living in remote areas.

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