Senior Geologist - Mining & Exploration | 2/1 Roster

DARE is currently #recruiting for an experienced Senior #Geologist to work with well established #exploration company.

The position is instrumental in supporting a large iron ore and infrastructure project proposed for the Pilbara region, encompassing integrated mining, processing, railroad and port operations. Currently the project is in the initial stages which is centred on multiple Channel Iron Deposits located south-west of Pannawonica

As a Senior Geologist you will be responsible for planning, implementing and field supervision of exploration programmes for company's projects. Ensuring that field staff are properly trained, supervised and assessed to company procedures and regulatory standards. Management of exploration camps as registered Person In Charge (PIC) and supervision of non-exploration staff conducting fieldwork.

Long Term Contract

Great Supportive Team

Role and Responsibility :

  • Ensure that field programs are correctly planned and implemented through consultation with the Senior Geologists.
  • Undertake field programs as directed by the Senior Geologist.
  • Implement approved exploration programs, inclusive of reconnaissance, resource definition drilling to ensure targets for technical integrity, budget and schedule are met or exceeded.
  • Undertake RC and diamond drilling programs as required, inclusive of drilling contractor supervision.
  • Accurate recording of all data and collection of samples.
  • Supervise, as required, geophysical, geochemical, heritage and land clearing surveys.
  • Ensure all environmental and safety incidents are reported, and where required investigated.
  • Assist with reviewing and updating written procedures.
  • Prepare technical reports.
  • Review and report on results including the preparation of plans and maps.


  • Bachelors degree in Geo-science or other related discipline combined with a minimum of 5 year's postgraduate experience
  • Minimum 8 year's experience in an exploration or mining geology role, preferably in an iron ore resource in addition to proven ability to work in remote locations on site
  • Proven experience with coordinating exploration activities and managing contractors with strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills and ability to engage with key stakeholders
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate and current 'C' Class drivers licence (or equivalent)


  • Excellent technical ability with proven experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills enabling the communication of complex technical concepts to key stakeholders, peers and other audiences
  • Sound negotiation and external/internal stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to facilitate buy-in coupled with strong problem solving and prioritising abilities
  • Demonstrated background in creating and sustaining a positive safety culture
  • Proven capability in implementing value improvement practices and processes to deliver fit for purpose and value capital outcomes

Who are we

DARE was born in Australia and raised by major international projects. Dare began as a small recruitment agency in 1988, but soon grew beyond the imaginings of even our founders - from local roots at the start to a global network now.

We're known as the ideal recruitment partner for clients who need talent and candidates wanting consistency. In fact, for a company named Dare, we're compliant, dependable and capable, but we're also bold and intrepid in our innovation, passion and enthusiasm.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage indigenous Australians, females and those who identify as members of the LGBTI community to apply.

In order for your application to be considered you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or Citizen of Australia.

Interested in hearing more

If this role sounds like the perfect fit for you click apply now to send a copy of your CV, preferably in Word format

If you need any additional information, please contact:

Tapan Joshi

Recruitment Consultant - Mining

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