Mine Geologist | Bowen Basin - QLD | 8/6 Roster | Fixed Term and Permanent Positions

Date:  14-Jan-2022
Job Posting End Date:  28-Jan-2022;10:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Bowen Basin

About BHP


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.

About the Role


Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Geology, we are currently seeking Mine Geologists to join our Geoscience team in the Bowen Basin QLD. These important roles are responsible for driving technical excellence through core deliverables, stakeholder engagement and innovative project solutions to enable mine sites to achieve safe, productive and cost effective targets.


In this role you will:


  • Provide geological support across site operational teams
  • Undertake geological data collection, interpretation, validation
  • Collate and deliver monthly reconciliation
  • Have consulting input into mine plans and designs
  • Identify and implement workable solutions regarding geological and/or structural issues
  • Seek solutions to minimise coal loss and dilution
  • Identify and lead mine geology high value projects
  • Continuously improve procedures and processes


About You


  • Tertiary Education in Geoscience
  • Experience in open pit coal mining
  • Proficiency in structural geology and stratigraphic geological modelling with a safety and customer focus will ensure your success
  • Familiarity with Maptek’s Vulcan and Point Studio software, as well as exposure to geological database software.
  • Experience in reconciliation, block modelling, scripting, or coal quality will also be will be viewed as highly desirable
  • A valid Australian Driver License is a requirement


About Our Process


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.  


BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website (LINK) 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


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 encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


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.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.