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Geology Technician- Dugald River

Advertiser: MMG3.6986 out of 53.7 overall rating (146 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jan 2021
Western QLD
Work Type
Full Time
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Exploration & Geoscience

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

MMG’s new mining operation, Dugald River, is a world-class zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland. We currently have a fantastic career opportunity available for an experienced Geology Technician to join our Geology team at Dugald River Mine.  

Reporting to the Senior Geology Technician, this role will see you provide logistic and administrative support to the geology team and contribute to the successful completion of the surface and underground drilling programs through accurate processing of drill core.

This role incorporates correct drill core mark up, orientation, cutting and sampling procedures, preparation and rehabilitation of surface drill pads as well as underground photography of development faces using Adamtech technology.

To be successful in this role, you will have a positive attitude, high levels of motivation and a commitment to safe work practices. Essential to this will be a current manual drivers’ licence and a minimum of 1 year mining or exploration experience. Previous underground experience will be advantageous.

This role is based on an 8/6 Dayshift roster, drive in drive out from Cloncurry or Mount Isa. Remuneration for this role includes a competitive salary package, annual bonus and generous local allowances.

MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents to apply for opportunities at Dugald River. We also support successful candidates to relocate to the region and provide a generous relocation package. In addition to living allowances for all employees residing in the local community, MMG also provides the following generous benefits:

  • Gym/PCYC membership
  • Access to MMG Charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
  • Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school
  • Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents

[link removed]On-site accommodation at Dugald River is provided in fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning. The new village features, communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting, brand new swimming pool and gym facilities.

As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity.

If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online at before the application closing date.

Persons of Kalkadoon heritage and other local Indigenous groups are encouraged to apply.

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