Geologist - 12 month Fixed Term - Bowen Basin

Location: Regional QLD
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 64653

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.Reporting to the Mine Geology Superintendent, we are currently seeking experienced Mine Geologists to join our Mine Geology teams at Blackwater, Poitrel, Caval Ridge and South Walker on an 8 days on / 6 days off roster.

This role will focus on ensuring accurate geological information within the 0 – 90 day window is delivered to the team’s stakeholders in order to maximise coal production.

These are 12 month fixed term roles with the possibility to go permanent.

In this role you will:

  • Provide geological

support to the site operational teams.

  • Update and provide

accurate coal surfaces to Drill and Blast engineers

  • Perform pit structural

mapping and pit inspections for coal signoff.

  • Undertake geological

data collection, interpretation, validation and reconciliations.

  • Participate and

deliver geological mining review documentation at Day 120 and Day 7 of the


  • Identify and implement

workable solutions in regards to geological and or structural issues.

  • Seek to minimise coal

loss and dilution.

  • Continuously improve

procedures and processes.

  • Collaborate with the

broader Coal Geoscience Function.

You will have a tertiary education in Geoscience, with significant experience with open pit mining. Your knowledge of mining, structural geology and grade control processes will ensure your success, as will your exposure to geological modelling software.

Experience with Vulcan modeling software if advantageous. You will be diligent, self-motivated, have a curious mind, innovative and an excellent team player with positive relationship building skills, coupled with a high level of attention to detail.

A valid Australian Drivers licence is a pre-requisite.At BHP, we recognise that 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. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.