Exploration Geologist

Regional & Near Mine Exploration

We believe in a world where people power makes amazing things happen. Where technology opens up new horizons and clean energy makes the planet a better place for every generation to come. We have big aspirations to explore, develop, produce and partner to achieve our strategy to become a globally relevant, premium producer of energy storage and distribution minerals.

We are focused on operational excellence at our 100% owned Nova nickel-copper-cobalt Operation in the Fraser Range, with a world class underground mining and processing team producing nickel, copper and cobalt - commodities that are significant in the world's drive for clean energy. In addition, we hold 30% joint-venture interest in the Tropicana Gold Operation with AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. Exploration and discovery is core to the delivery of our growth strategy and our world class geoscience team is actively pursuing brownfield and belt scale greenfield exploration programs in Western Australia and the Northern Territory to discover the minerals critical to energy storage and distribution. We are IGO and we are here to make a difference.


At IGO, our people are important. We are bold, passionate, fearless and fun - a smarter, kinder, more innovative team. We come from a range of places, backgrounds, experiences and we are excited about what we can achieve together. We are as focused on your success as you are. When you join us we will invest in your career and your development, to ensure you achieve your goals, now and into the future. That is the IGO difference.


Are you passionate about exploration and discovery?

We are currently looking for Exploration Geologists, with various levels of experiences, to join our Albany Fraser Regional and Nova Near Mine teams. The successful candidates have the exciting opportunity to be part of our dynamic exploration team, working on our projects throughout our large tenement holding in the Albany Fraser Range.

Reporting to a Senior Project Geologist, you will be responsible for managing contractors; diamond, reverse circulation and aircore drilling and logging; and the interpretation and integration of geological, geophysical and geochemical data to drive targeting. This work will be undertaken on a campaign style roster from Perth.

Do you have experience working with base metals and/or precious metals and are looking to join a company that is focused on exploration and discovery? If so, we would like to hear from you. We have a team of industry specialists where you can make a difference, advance your career and feel supported.

Key accountabilities will include (experience level dependent):

  • Ensuring that safety, health and environments aspects are effectively managed at the project level
  • Drill target generation using geological, geochemical and geophysical data
  • Interpretation and modelling of drilling results
  • Drilling program preparation, supervision and rehabilitation
  • Geological logging, mapping and sampling
  • Digital input of logging and other geological data
  • QA/QC of exploration data
  • Ensuring that full-cycle exploration programs from detailed ground work, target generation and drill planning are routinely carried out.

To be successful in this role, you will require:

  • A BSc. Hons degree or higher in Geology/Geosciences with experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience working with nickel exploration and deposits will be highly favourable
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in base and/or precious metal mineral systems
  • Valid 'C' class manual drivers licence and current first aid certificate, essential
  • Safety focused with the drive to be part of a successful team and willingness to support our company values.

IGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment without regard to age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability or other attribute.

posted: 18 January 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.