Pit Technician

Mineral Sands Operation near Gingin, Site located 1 hour from Perth, Open to recent Geology University graduates.

About us

Image Resources is Australias newest mineral sands mining company with mining and ore processing operations at its 100%-owned, high-grade, zircon rich Boonanarring Project, located 20km North of the picturesque town of Gingin in Western Australia. 

The Role

An exciting opportunity is available for a Pit Technician reporting to the Mining Superintendent for the Boonanarring Project. You will be responsible in maintain the daily mine geology and geological laboratory activities alongside the Senior Mine Geologist under direction of the Mining Superintendent.

You will be responsible for:

  • Provide support to the mining team to optimise the extraction of the Ore Reserves to meet production targets
  • Maintain and validate grade control systems and geological databases
  • Actively participate with the mining team to develop daily and weekly production plans and ensure that these plans are implemented and completed.
  • Collect, prepare and analyse samples
  • Record and report all sample assays
  • Providing accurate records and reports of ore mining activities;
  • Conducting ore mark-ups and prepare zones for mining;
  • Co-coordinating grade control activities;

About you

To be successful in this role, as a minimum candidates are required to have:

  • Previous experience in a Pit Technician or Assaying Technician role or similar.
  • Mineral sands experience will be highly regarded
  • Experience using computer programs
  • Strong sense of initiative, judgement and a degree of independence in identifying problems, finding solutions or preventative actions, and taking appropriate action to develop the capabilities, systems and performance of current mine production functions
  • Strong commitment to Environment, OH&S and duty of care
  • You will have a positive and energetic style, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Current drivers licence

Whats on Offer

  • Hands-on permanent opportunity
  • Live locally or commute from the northern suburbs of Perth each day
  • Family friendly work and life balance
  • Opportunities to join a unique company like this dont come around often

'Image Resources is committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and we strongly encourage Female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, and, applicants who reside in our local communities to apply'

Applications close COB Friday 23rd October 2020

Shortlisting for this exciting position will commence immediately.

All applicants must have the right to live & work in Australia.

No agency referrals will be accepted at this time.


05/10/2020 $0 Northam & Wheatbelt 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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