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Field Geologist

BHP - Gibson Desert North, WA

Mining, Oil & Gas
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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

The Geoscience Field Geology (Iron Ore) team are seeking an Exploration Field Geologist to join a safety focussed, highly motivated and results-driven team, working in a positive and inclusive environment. Our team strives to provide targeted, high quality geological interpretations to meet our stakeholder’s needs by critically assessing geological information from brownfields Iron Ore exploration programs.

You will be empowered to deliver the highest quality geoscientific products and knowledge to our customers. Working both autonomously and collaboratively with a small team, core responsibilities include;

An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
Accurate collection, analysis and interpretation of multiple geological data sets to help guide business decisions and contribute to our overall resource understanding.
Update drill hole interpretations and wireframe surfaces in the Live Field Model daily to guide hole termination decisions
Structural field mapping and reporting to support stakeholder objectives and develop a structural framework for our orebodies
QAQC of data to ensure quality data is delivered
Perform exploratory data analysis (EDA) on all available datasets
Support the development and delivery of continuous improvement (CI) initiatives and new technologies that drive value for the business

About You

The position requires you to hold others accountable, whilst nurturing a close working relationship with stakeholder groups through your ability to collaborate, influence and negotiate.

With a tertiary degree in relevant Geoscience discipline(s) (eg Geology/Geotech), the successful applicant will have:

Ability to identify, understand and live by health, safety, environment and community values in the workplace.
The ability to think in 3D to develop on-the-fly geological interpretations and use this to inform decision making.
A passion for understanding mineral systems, driven by a desire to learn and share knowledge with others.
An inquisitive nature, encouraging contributions from others while openly sharing your views and respectfully challenge other’s views as required.
Strong attention to detail to ensure a consistent product is produced.
Capability with 3D (Leapfrog) and 2D (ArcGIS) software, along with data analysis packages such as ioGAS or Spotfire are highly regarded
The ability to influence, negotiate and effectively communicate geological concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders as required.
A strong desire to embrace and adapt to a changing environment and continually improve the processes around you.
Knowledge of Hamersley Basin stratigraphy and structural history, along with a strong interest in structural geology considered favourably, but not required
Minimum full driver’s license

In this dynamic role you will work across our mine sites in the Pilbara, Western Australia on a fly-in fly-out 8:6 roster.

Candidates interested in Job Share or Part time work are also encouraged to apply, flexible roster arrangements such as 8 days on 20 days off will also be considered.

Residential options based in Newman will also be considered.

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 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.