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Mine Geologist

Apply now Job no: 496159AA
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Professional

CITIC Pacific Mining is the developer and operator of the Sino Iron project, a world class magnetite processing operation at Cape Preston, 100km south west of Karratha in Western Australia. An industrial megaproject, Sino Iron is already the largest magnetite mining, processing and export operation in Australia, shipping a premium concentrate product to overseas steel mills. Dedicated infrastructure includes the concentrator area, port facilities, a combined-cycle gas-fired power station, desalination plant and 30km slurry pipeline. With a mine life of more than 30 years, Sino Iron heralds a new downstream industry for Western Australia, delivering significant socio-economic benefits to the community for decades to come.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining requires a Mine Geologist to join our expanding Geology team at Cape Preston. This role is offered as a permanent position on a 9/5 roster FIFO from Perth.

The Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Senior Mine Geologist, the purpose of the role is to perform mine geology and grade control functions for the extraction of the Magnetite ore reserves, to minimise ore loss and dilution and to maximise productivity and ore recovery. The collection and interpretation of geological and grade control data is an integral part of the role.

The Requirements

To be successful in this role, you should have the following:-

  • 3-5 years’ experience in open-cut mine Geology
  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology
  • Strong computer skills especially with Vulcan, Aquire database and Microsoft Office
  • An understanding of sampling theory is essential.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity

You must have a strong work ethic with the ability to work well in a small, multicultural team. A commitment to safety and the environment, and the ability to work in remote and often harsh environments is also required.

Please note

  • A valid manual C Class Drivers licence is an essential requirement of the role

A copy of all current qualifications / licences must be provided at the time of interview.

The Application

Short listing for this position will commence immediately, we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated.  To enable us to process your application simply click on the 'Apply' button below.

Please note: it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.

Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position.                                 

CITIC Pacific Mining is committed to equal opportunity and believes every employee has the right to carry out their work in an environment that promotes job satisfaction and maximizes performance. The strength of the company and its growth plans provides exciting and challenging career and personal opportunities.

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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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