As an ASX100 company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is an Australian leader delivering innovative and sustainable diversified mining solutions, underpinned by a growing world-class portfolio of mining operations across multiple commodities including iron ore and lithium.
A little background
Mineral Resources is not like most other companies.
Our people are empowered to challenge the status quo and actively explore new ideas and opportunities. We work together and focus on getting things done. Our agility allows us to act fast and seize opportunities – achieving exceptional, sustainable results.
Do you like to think outside the square and challenge yourself? Do you like to collaborate as a team to achieve more than you thought possible?
Think Mineral Resources – we’re different.
At Mineral Resources, we continually improve not only our operations, but our systems and processes.
Our people are at the heart of all that we do. Our leaders provide a foundation on which our talent, passion and entrepreneurial spirit can shine through.
The result? We work together to create solutions and achieve exceptional results, in a safe and sustainable way. Together, we will always deliver – and that sets us apart.
Do you have the courage to take on the impossible and the passion to make it happen? Do you care about your team and celebrate their differences?
Think Mineral Resources – we’re different.
About the role
We are looking for a Senior Geologist to join MRL’s Geology Department. Reporting to the Principal Resource Geologist, your primary focus will be on geological interpretation and modelling of data collected from exploration and resource development campaigns to generate wireframe surfaces and solids.
Validate drill hole logging data.
Carry out QAQC reviews on exploration data.
Identify different stratigraphy and geological domains based on geological logging, geophysics, metallurgy and geochemistry.
Carry out exploratory data analysis on drilling data.
Interpret geological cross-sections and create wireframe models.
Write Reports for physical and chemical characteristics of different geological domains and material types.
Provide input data for Resource estimations, environmental studies, metallurgical studies, hydrological studies, geotechnical studies and engineering studies.
Undertake fatal flaw assessments and due diligence on all data available for review.
Recommend and design resource development infill drilling programmes to improve the confidence of geological models where necessary.
What you’ll bring to the team
Tertiary level education in Geology.
A have go attitude.
Good spatial problem solving skills.
An understanding of exploratory data analysis.
A background in exploration and/or mining.
5+ years of experience in modelling multiple deposit types with experience in modelling bulk commodities such as bedded, detrital and channel iron deposits looked upon favourably.
Must be a skilled user of Micromine, either having completed the wireframe and implicit modelling training courses and/or demonstrate knowledge of the relevant skill sets.
Previous experience creating both explicit and implicit models that are fit for estimation purposes.
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.
Excellent communication with the ability to liaise at all levels.
What we offer
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including:
Career development via mentoring from the Principal Resource Geologist into areas of macro writing, exploratory data analysis, variography, kriging, neighbourhood analysis, estimation and reconciliation.
Exposure to multiple commodities and deposit types.
Discounted private health insurance.
Safe work environment – see our rapid response to COVID-19.
State of the art corporate facilities (mid 2021) featuring onsite gym, crèche and restaurant
A supportive and inclusive environment.
16 weeks paid Parental Leave (or 32 weeks at half pay) for the primary caregiver.
If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now! Shortlisting will commence immediately. Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time, unless specifically requested.
Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.