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Exploration and Resource Development Superintendent Job in Australia
KCGM , Australia

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 4, 2021
Last Date
Jun 4, 2021

Job Description

  • Resources of 19 million ounces and another 15 years mine life
  • KCGM, home of the iconic Super Pit
  • 5:2. 4:3 Roster
  • Lead and manage exciting new projects using the latest technology available

  • Be a part of history by stamping your mark on one of the richest gold deposits in the world!

    Having already produced over 60 million ounces the Golden Mile still has plenty of secrets to uncover and ounces to find. We are looking for an experienced exploration and resource definition geologist to help unlock the potential and extend our mine life.

    Key Functions:

  • Lead a team of enthusiastic exploration and resource definition geologists and technicians with various experience levels through coaching, mentoring and support
  • Enhance the departmental and exploration contractors safety culture and performance
  • Understand the needs of the customer (OP and UG mining and geology teams) and provide accurate and up to date information including resource models and geometallurgical data.
  • Create and track departmental budgets including capital, exploration and resource definition drilling and organisation structures.
  • Liaise with regional exploration, mine geology and long term planning teams to extend the life of mine (LOM) throughout theKCGM portfolio.
  • Manage numerous drill rigs between multiple project areas through effective scheduling and communication
  • Identify and test new technology and methodologies to improve geological understanding and efficiencies within the department.
  • Requirements

    • A Tertiary Qualification (minimum degree level) in Geology or a related discipline.
    • Solid experience as a geologist predominantly within exploration but also within both open pit and underground mining environments.
    • Proven success in a leadership role involving management of a professional teams and external contractors.
    • Broad geological experience and supervision in the design and supervision of drilling (RC amp; Diamond), sampling and QAQC programmes.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in sampling, QAQC, block modelling, advanced grade estimation techniques, and reconciliation.
    • Familiar with budgeting cycles and the preparation and development of budgets and building strategic business plans.
    • Relevant Professional Association membership (AusImm or MAIG).
    • Ability to think strategically and commercially, approach solutions creatively and consider organisation-wide impacts.
    • Well-developed interpersonal and people management skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present to all levels of the organisation.
    • Unencumbered Western Australian C class manual drivers licence.


    Why work for us

    KCGM (Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines) operations include the Fimiston Open Pit (Super Pit), Mt Charlotte Underground Mine and the Fimiston and Gidji Processing Plants.

    KCGM encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. We offer competitive salary packages and health allowance contributions. Joining the KCGM team also means you are eligible for our industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, and Reward and Recognition programs.

    With a strong connection to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community, KCGM offers you unparalleled opportunities to forge a career in the resource industry whilst enjoying the relative ease of living in a thriving regional city. Your dynamic, actioned-oriented days at KCGM will be immediately replaced by the comforts of home, friends and family just minutes from work, with all the facilities you would expect in larger metropolitan centres.

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