Job: Senior Geologists - Geology : Porgera Gold Mine

 Senior Geologists - Geology (Open Pit / Underground / Resource Development)

Position Objective

The primary purpose of the Senior Geologist positions is to drive and manage production geology, grade control actives, conversion of Resources and define extensions to life of mine in a safe, integrated and team orientated approach. These positions focus on quality mine based geology, managing a team of up to 15 direct reports including geologist and support personnel.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervision, development and training of the geological team
  • Co-ordinate geological grade control and production activities relating to Open Pit and Underground operations.
  • Responsible for mine to mill and to Resource reconciliations and reporting
  • Timely management of drilling programs including target generation, drill program design, implementation and data management
  • Development of 3D geological models and resource estimations to improve the geological understanding of the Porgera deposit and for accurate grade control definition pre mining.
  • Drive and maintain high-quality standards, systems and procedures in all geological functions
  • Maintain a high level of health, safety and environmental awareness and comply with the PJV Health, Safety & Environment Policy and all health, safety rules and procedures

To be suitable for this role, you will possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geology
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Production geology or mine exploration roles at a supervisory level. Additional experience will be highly regarded
  • Proven experience managing direct reports in a high performing production environment
  • Strong knowledge of geological inputs to OP and UG mining cycles
  • High level of experience using geological and database software, including geological modelling and grade control resource estimation experience
  • Experience and proficiency with Datamine, AcQuire, LeapFrog and MapInfo will be highly regarded
  • Demonstrable safety and environmental track record and commitment
  • Experience in budgeting and cost management
  • Current Drivers Licence

Mobilization Requirement

  • This position is open to PNG Citizens Only 
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol test
  • Rotation is FIFO, 28 days on and 14 days off
  • Adhere to Covid19 Protocols 
  • Must Have an up-to-date Police Clearance Certificate (acquired within the last 6 months)

How to Apply:

All submissions must be via the Barrick website reference number: 227798. Applications close on  Monday 25, December, 2023. 

BNL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages cultural diversity, gender equality and non-discrimination. Applicants who have not been responded to within thirty (30) days from the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

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