Geology Superintendent

Location: Orange, New South Wales Posted Date: March 6, 2018
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We are seeking a Geology Superintendent to provide technical leadership at our Cadia Valley Operations (CVO), and to interpret drilling and sampling data across the region to enable Newcrest to make timely data based decisions.

Reporting directly to the Manager – Technical Planning your responsibilities may include:

  • Developing and maintaining the CVO Production Ore Control geological processes;
  • Ensuring timely geological data collection, including mapping of the underground development and the maintenance of models;
  • Making sure effective QA/QC systems are applied to data collection, assaying, and reporting processes;
  • Identifying shortcomings in geological information and coordinating activities to address these issues;
  • Promoting safety awareness amongst the team to minimise injuries and damage to equipment; and
  • Providing development opportunities for the team and managing succession across all key roles.

This is a permanent position that is based in Orange, New South Wales. The successful applicant will be required to relocate to the local area.


Cadia Valley Operations is located in central western New South Wales approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional town of Orange. Employees reside in the varied accommodation options in Orange and the surrounding areas and enjoy access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector, excellent educational facilities, shopping, transport and other services such as child care. Working at Cadia offers a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career while living in a large active, local community.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have strong geological experience in operational roles, with expertise in underground mining.

Other requirements include:

  • A tertiary qualification in earth sciences or a related field;
  • Ability to meet the prerequisites for corporate membership with AusIMM or AIG, and become the Competent Person for all CVO resources; and
  • A thorough working knowledge of Vulcan or other relevant geological CAD packages.

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest. Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

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