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Resource Development Geologists - Rio Tinto Iron Ore - Fifo 8/6

Private Company - Karratha, WA

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Resource Development Geologists – Rio Tinto Iron Ore – FIFO 8/6

  • Be part of a dynamic supportive team in fast paced mining, project evaluation and exploration operations
  • Opportunity to be involved with cutting edge technology
  • Learn and develop your geological and skills with business supported resources

About the role

Our Resource Development department is looking for Geologists who will be part of a team responsible for the execution and delivery of evaluation and exploration programs, in both near mine and regional areas. Resource Development is a department within Planning Integration and Assets, and to be successful needs to work closely with many internal and external stakeholders (including Technical Services, Mine Engineering and Operations), to identify gaps and opportunities in resource understanding, generate targets for resource evaluation and ensure project delivery.

Reporting to the Senior Geologist, you will:

  • Analyse, validate and interpret geological datasets collected during field programs
  • Assist with the development of dynamic field (geological) models
  • Set and comply with QAQC standards for geological data collection, analysis and interpretation
  • Assist with program planning and execution of drilling and field mapping campaigns
  • Liaise with team members and stakeholders on drilling and evaluation priorities
  • Provide safety leadership in promoting a safe and environmentally responsible working ethic, leading to an incident free workplace

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geology with practical experience in exploration, evaluation or mine geology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mining/mapping and modelling software packages (preferably LeapFrog, Vulcan, ArcMap and acQuire)
  • Iron ore experience is preferred, as well as an understanding of the relevant exploration and evaluation techniques
  • Previous experience / exposure to drilling programs are essential
  • A ‘C’ class manual driver’s licence

Where you will be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

These positions will be offered on a FIFO 8 days on, 6 days off roster from Perth, however candidates in pursuit of flexible work arrangements or alternative rosters are encouraged to apply.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve 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: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.