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Graduate Geologist

Advertiser: Bt Mining LimitedMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
9 Oct 2019
Location
Waikato, Rest of Waikato
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Exploration & Geoscience

Graduate Geologist

About Us

Bathurst Resources is New Zealand’s largest specialist coal company. We produce over 2.2 million tonnes of coal each year and proudly employ over 550 people. We are looking for three graduates to join our Graduate Geologist Programme across three mines.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Mine Geologist of each mine, the Graduate Geologist will provide support to the mining operations including data acquisition and interpretation, communication of geological information and survey duties. 

You will have the opportunity to work across three of our mines Takitimu Mine – Nightcaps Southland, Maramarua Mine - Waikato and Rotowaro Mine – Waikato, rotating every 6 to 12 months.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Assist with geological and geotechnical mapping and data collection
  • Aid in the assessment of geotechnical hazards and the communication of these to operational staff and management
  • Undertake coal sampling for coal quality purposes
  • Assist in the undertaking of exploration programs including drill rig supervision, and core logging and sampling
  • Provide survey assistance and survey control for operations

Sound good? Here's what we want from you

  • University Bachelor’s Degree (or Higher) in Geology or Earth Sciences
  • A high level of general computer skills
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to health and safety
  • Ability to work independently
  • Full driver license

Benefits and Culture

  • Monday to Friday working week
  • Personal health insurance
  • An uncompromised commitment to H&S and Zero Harm
  • Ability and support to progress within the business

How to apply

To apply for this role, please click the ‘APPLY’ button now.

Please note successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and a pre-employment medical.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

About Us

Bathurst Resources is New Zealand’s largest specialist coal company. We produce over 2.2 million tonnes of coal each year and proudly employ over 550 people. We are looking for three graduates to join our Graduate Geologist Programme across three mines.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Mine Geologist of each mine, the Graduate Geologist will provide support to the mining operations including data acquisition and interpretation, communication of geological information and survey duties. 

You will have the opportunity to work across three of our mines Takitimu Mine – Nightcaps Southland, Maramarua Mine - Waikato and Rotowaro Mine – Waikato, rotating every 6 to 12 months.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Assist with geological and geotechnical mapping and data collection
  • Aid in the assessment of geotechnical hazards and the communication of these to operational staff and management
  • Undertake coal sampling for coal quality purposes
  • Assist in the undertaking of exploration programs including drill rig supervision, and core logging and sampling
  • Provide survey assistance and survey control for operations

Sound good? Here's what we want from you

  • University Bachelor’s Degree (or Higher) in Geology or Earth Sciences
  • A high level of general computer skills
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to health and safety
  • Ability to work independently
  • Full driver license

Benefits and Culture

  • Monday to Friday working week
  • Personal health insurance
  • An uncompromised commitment to H&S and Zero Harm
  • Ability and support to progress within the business

How to apply

To apply for this role, please click the ‘APPLY’ button now.

Please note successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and a pre-employment medical.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Have you completed a qualification in geology?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?

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