Hydro Analyst (Hydrogeologist/Geologist)

Commitment to Making a Difference, Permanent Full-time Position with Rewarding Career Opportunities, Innovative, Creative and Adding Value.

At Heathgate we are driven to succeed, and our goal is to work together and make a difference. We have an inspired culture where our people collaborate to transform and add value. Due to developments in our business, we have various roles which require professionals whom have a strong passion in Hydrogeology or a similar discipline to join our progressive Geology Team. The role is mainly based in the Adelaide office, but travel to Beverley is required for short to longer term projects.

This is a unique opportunity for a self-motivated professional to take on the role of Hydrogeologist specialising in Analytics. Under the direction of the Production and Resource Superintendent and working with the Geology team, the Hydro Analyst is responsible for undertaking tasks for the Geology Department (including production, drilling, exploration and regulatory processes). The position liaises with other high performing teams to ensure integration and efficient operations, including continuous improvement and application of hydrogeology outputs and analysis.

We are offering an experienced Hydrogeologist with a commitment to using gained insights to make a difference, and confidence in rational problem solving and data modelling, a great opportunity to work within a World leading In-Situ Recovery (ISR) mining company.

About us:
Formed in 1990, Heathgate Resources owns and operates ISR uranium mines in north-eastern South Australia. Today, as an affiliate company of US-based General Atomics - a highly successful firm, experienced across the energy, defence and environmental sectors – we are able to leverage the best people, processes and technology in the world.

We are a company that pride ourselves on our dynamic and collaborative approach to mineral exploration and extraction. We value the wide range of skills and perspectives that our diverse team brings to work.

You will have:
• A Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in hydrogeology, geology, science, or related discipline
• Knowledge of mineral kinetics and reactive transport modelling
• Experience with GIS and hydrogeological modelling software
• Experience in hydrogeological investigation design, conduct and reporting
• Knowledge of well design and optimisation
• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows & Office software
• Excellent analytical, planning, report writing, communication and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities include:
• Develop insights of critical needs and priorities
• Design reactive transport models (including mineral kinetics) that can assist in the prediction of production, natural attenuation and exploration
• Generating basic to complex models for wellfield design, resource estimation and block modelling
• Manage variety of models used for daily analysis of flow paths, optimisation of wellfield performance and wellfield design
• Well test analysis for well efficiencies and aquifer properties to improve well design and future production wellfields
• Manage hydrogeological databases to ensure accurate charting and monitoring of wellfield performance, and monitoring well programs
• Understanding the underlying reasons of predicted vs actual production
• Monitor production well performance including pressures, pumping rates and pump failures
• Efficiently organize, manipulate and restructure data for routine and rapid analysis
• Perform data analytics on a broad range of datasets for business insight and business development
• Work in conjunction with the Geology team to planning, schedule and coordinate wellfield and monitoring well programs
• Implement the use of correct methodologies in line with regulatory requirements with respect to:
o Wellfield balancing & excursion control
o Monitor well planning for aquifers & production areas
• Effectively communicate wellfield changes with key stakeholders
• Project assessments and reports as required
• Flexible, willing and able to work at both sites

Attributes you will have;
• Expertise in data analytics and evaluation;
• Are an exceptional problem solver;
• Possess strong planning and strategic thinking skills;
• High attention to detail and results focused;
• Have excellent communication skills; and
• Can work autonomously as well as collaboratively in a team;

What we offer:
• Highly competitive salary package
• Company subsidised corporate health insurance scheme
• Friendly team environment
• Development opportunities that come with being part of a leading-edge resourcing company

Then we want to hear from you!

28/09/2020 $0 Adelaide 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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