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Field Hydrogeologist

Job description

  • $45.00 - $60.00 Flat Rate hourly, 6 month casual position

  • Great opportunity to work in a global mining organisation within one of Australia's largest dedicated teams of Field Hydrogeologists.

  • Working on a family friendly 8/6 FIFO roster in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

About the Client

Rio Tinto has developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal, and uranium: Rio Tinto's materials make up the world around us.

About the role

We are looking for a Field Hydrogeologist to provide technical leadership and oversight of the hydrogeological field programs within Rio Tinto Iron Ore's (RTIO's) Resource Development Division.

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Water Resource Evaluation Senior Field Hydrogeologist for your respective site.

  • Supervising technical aspects of the drilling, installation and aquifer testing of water supply, dewatering, reinjection, and groundwater monitoring infrastructure.

  • Daily collection, entry and interpretation of hydrogeological data; writing of field program completion reports and conducting analyses of aquifer testing data.

  • Work collaboratively with the Lead Hydrogeologists and Contract Partners to execute the Scope of Works;

  • Maintain adherence to scientific method during the collection of water quality samples in accordance with RTIO and relevant regulatory guidelines.

  • Arrange and oversee timely dispatch of samples to accredited testing laboratories.

  • Maintenance and care of field equipment to enable the safe and efficient collection of data and samples.

  • Organisation of logistical support for monitoring programmes;

Skills & Experience

  • An unrestricted 'C' Class Driver's Licence;

  • A minimum Bachelor's Degree in a relevant Hydrogeology or Geoscience field;

  • Commitment to health, safety and environment, promoting positive behaviour and a supportive safety culture through visible leadership;

  • Be highly attuned to issues of hydrogeological data capture, quality control and information workflow;

  • Experience driving in steep / difficult terrain and remote locations;

  • Excellent communication / time management skills and ability to work within a dynamic team environment.

Job Reference Number: TMPRIJ202163263

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Recruitment Co-ordinator: Leah Phelps on email or phone (02) 4927 7701, quoting the above reference number.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Field Hydrogeologist
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA
Industry: Geoscience Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2021-07-21
Reference: TMPRIJ202163263