Geologist Underground Mine

St Barbara Limited

Perth, WA

Posted 6/11/2021

Full Job Description
St Barbara is a growing gold company with a global outlook. We’re here to create value in everything we do, for our people, our communities and our shareholders.

An ASX200 company, our gold mining operations are located in Australia (Western Australia), Canada (Nova Scotia) and Papua New Guinea (Simberi Island). As we operate our business and care for our people, we are guided by our five commitments and values-led culture. These commitments are: Safety always; Empowered people, Diverse teams; Stronger communities; Respecting the environment; and Growing sustainably.

Our strong, values-led culture drives our behaviour and guides our decision making every day as we deliver to promise on our commitments.

Our Mining team has a long-term opportunity for an Underground Mine Geologist to join our highly engaged mine geology team within our Leonora Operations in Western Australia. You will be truly valued for your effective gathering and accurate communication of geological data for mine planning and ore extraction.

The opportunity:
Perform accurate and detailed geological and structural, underground mapping (ore and waste headings) and underground sampling
Perform stope inspections
Minimise waste dilution through daily ROM inspections
Daily production reporting to deliver optimum tonnage and grade estimation
Perform critical daily review of Geology Head Grade with reference to Mill Recovered Data, Grab and Batch Sample data distributions and daily geological inspections of the ROMs and Underground
Accept responsibility for any drill hole logged and carry out QAQC validation of the drill hole before incorporation into Datashed
Engage with the ROM haulage contractor and drilling contractor with support from your leaders
Further develop your understanding of the reconciliation process through EOM Reconciliations and Stope Reconciliations
Participate in the design and coordination of diamond drilling activities

We offer:
A caring and supportive team culture
A 'grow our own' approach with a preference to develop and promote internally
Access to professional development activities and educational assistance
Competitive salary and options for salary sacrificing
Air-conditioned, comfortable accommodation facilities with private ensuite
Onsite gym, pool, recreation room, BBQ area and access to regular organised team sports

What we will expect from you:
Degree qualified in a Geology / Geological Science discipline.
Experienced working with different deposits and rock types.
Ideally have Underground Mining Experience.
An effective team player
Enthusiastic about complex geology and develop professionally.
Keen to contribute, work on multiple tasks and deliver results.

This opportunity is a permanent, FIFO role on a balanced 8 days on, 6 days off, roster cycle, flying on company time to and from Perth. You also have the option to DIDO from Kalgoorlie.

Does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

We are proudly an employer of choice, committed to inclusion and diversity. We’re the only Australian mining company to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA); and in February 2020, we received this recognition for the seventh consecutive year. We provide industry best practice parental leave and return to work provisions, with nil gender pay gap in like-for-like roles. We are committed to addressing pay equity and gender equality through our recruitment, promotions, rewards and recognition.

To be considered candidates must be Australian citizens and or have full work rights for this Australian location.

Please note, candidates are required to undertake pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol screens and a police check/criminal history check (valid within the last 3 months). You must have an unencumbered 'C' class driver's licence or similar.

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