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Senior Exploration Geologist

  • Permanent role opportunity working in exploration

  • Site based, 12:9 roster

  • January 2023 start

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Exploration Geologist for a full time, permanent role with our mining and resource client. Site based, 12:9 roster. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, implementing and field supervision of exploration programs on all procedures and regulatory standards.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Lead, develop, motivate, and encourage direct reports, peers and other site personnel to successfully achieve individual, Departmental and Company objectives.

  • Mentor and develop the direct team reports by managing work allocation, training & capability development, problem resolution, and the building of an effective team dynamic.

  • Ensure all work is undertaken in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with statutory requirements, industry best practice and site policies and procedures.

  • Monitor the quality of exploration work being performed to ensure the technical integrity of results and that work quality meets specified standards.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant qualification in Geoscience or other related disciplines

  • 5+ years experience in similar role, preferably in an iron ore resource in addition to proven ability to work in remote locations on site.

  • Membership of professional associations such as AusIMM or AIG.

  • Experience with coordinating exploration activities and managing contractors with strong organisational and time management skills.

  • Sound understanding of drilling techniques combined with the ability to design effective exploration drill programmes.

  • 5+ years people management experience with demonstrated experience leading change and transformation initiatives.

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills and ability to engage with key stakeholders.

  • Current Applied First Aid Certificate

  • WA C Class Drivers Licence

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination mayapply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

About the Company

WorkPacis Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

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For further enquiries, please contact
Stacy Kieckhefer on (08) 9201 6202 or

Reference Code: 7469J20222498

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: Senior Exploration Geologist
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Perth
Industry: Geoscience Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-02-23
Reference: 7469J20222498