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Pit Assistant

Advertiser: Gold Fields Australia3.1 out of 53.1 overall rating (68 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
24 May 2019
Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance
Work Type
Full Time
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Operations

Role Details


Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking an Assistant: Pit to join their Mineral Resources department in the Open Pits at St Ives Gold Mine.


Reporting to the Senior Operator: Pit, you will be responsible for providing quality mine geology services and work collaboratively with the broader Mining Team to maximise return from the operation.


This role is offered on 5 day on, 5 nights on, 5 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.


Key responsibilities will include


  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times
  • Consistently achieving mining production and development targets by interaction with Geology Team on a daily basis to ensure that daily work activities are fully planned coordinated and accurate
  • Assisting geological personnel with daily grade control and production activities such as collecting Diamond, RC and Aircore samples
  • Complete all tasks associated with the daily and weekly sample dispatch services to the assay laboratory
  • Assisting with the generation of quality reports through the input of physicals on a regular basis
  • Ensuring a safe work environment by ensuring work areas are kept clean, tidy and free of hazards
  • Consistently demonstrate and reflect behaviours, actions and attributes in line with company's Vision, Values and Code of Ethics.


Key factors to your success include


  • Completion of Year 12 secondary school education
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be preferable
  • Experience working outdoors in varying weather conditions
  • A basic level in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Current manual C Class drivers licence
  • Apply First Aid certificate is desirable


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