Pit Technician

Location: Yalgoo, WA Posted Date: March 15, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 1479773548 Careermine Job Id: 1445235
[Company] Pty Ltd is an Australian Gold explorer, developer and producer who has been operating since 2009 and is focused on gold exploration and production in both Western Australia and Queensland. Due to exciting growth in our Western Australian operation, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Pit Technician for our gold mine project located in the Gascoyne region of WA.

The role will be a Fixed Term Contract at our Golden Dragon mine site located near Yalgoo, WA. It can be FIFO from Perth or DIDO from Geraldton and is an 8:6 roster. The site is a contemporary modern mine site with excellent facilities.

Reporting into the Mine Geologist, this role is responsible for assisting the Geology and Survey team with day to day tasks including ore spotting, sampling, mark-ups and basic survey tasks.

To be successful in this role you will possess the following skills, qualifications & personal attributes:
  • Previous experience as a Pit Technician role on a gold mine
  • Previous experience assisting Surveyors, preferably on a mine site
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate
  • WA ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Current Police clearance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work as both a Pit Technician and Survey Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities will include:
  • Complete ore mark-ups in a timely manner
  • Ensure ore blocks mined are supervised and clear instructions provided to operators
  • Effectively complete sampling tasks
  • Conduct date entry of sample data and complete lab submissions ensuring consignment notes are timely and accurate
  • Assisting Mine Surveyors in day by day completion of their set out, mark out and pick up duties
  • Assisting Maintenance supervisors with general site maintenance including pipe and bore maintenance and installation as required
  • Day to day management and observation of the ore excavation, and assisting with survey functions of mining operations

If you believe you have the skills, qualifications and experience for this role, please apply now by clicking on the ‘apply’ button below, or alternatively, forward your resume and cover letter to recruitment@minjargold.com.au

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