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Exploration & Geoscience

CAD/GIS Officer
Full Time NEW

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Job Overview

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Owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Regis Resources Ltd (30%), Tropicana produces approximately 450,000 ounces annually. The Tropicana operation comprises a significant open pit mine with a 6 year life as well as the newly developed the Boston Shaker underground. The Boston Shaker underground has a mine life of 7 years with significant exploration upside being realised with a large brownfields drilling budget to support Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve growth creating an exciting future. Coupled with this, working at Tropicana provides the opportunity to work with a gold mining major on a stable, long life and well managed operation.

We are now seeking a CAD/GIS Officer to join our Tropicana Gold Mine Geology team. This permanent role is accountable to the Superintendent: Resource Evaluation and is based in our corporate office in Perth CBD (there will be ad hoc travel to the Mine Site as required).


The main tasks of the role include:

  • Provide prompt and efficient geospatial support, services & training
  • Develop, manage and maintain the spatial data management system
  • Produce and publish high quality GIS datasets, plans, maps & web-maps for established map series and identify opportunities for expansion
  • Process, manage and publish aerial imagery
  • Maintenance of GIS software packages and associated licence accounts
  • Assess and improve work processes, identify and support innovative solutions to meet business needs
  • Liaise with multiple site and Perth based teams, to ensure effective GIS support is provided and opportunities for service enhancement are identified and developed  

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Tertiary-level qualifications in Cartography, GIS or related discipline
  • Excellent mapping skills, high degree of concern for accuracy and detail
  • Proficient in Mapinfo/Discover, FME and Microsoft SQL Management Studio
  • Sound understanding of open source servers & software – experience in authoring & managing of such servers will be highly regarded
  • Experience in Datashed, Global Mapper, ArcGIS, QGIS, Micromine, CorelDraw and automation through scripting will be favourably regarded
  • Knowledge of mining & exploration workflows and requirements desirable
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, effective written and oral communication skills
  • A “service oriented” attitude and work commitment to ensure allocated tasks are completed in a timely manner, particularly with respect to company reporting and presentation requirements
  • A National Police Clearance
  • Existing and ongoing Permanent work rights in Australia (mandatory)
  • You must be able to provide a COVID-19 Digital Certificate or current Immunisation History Statement showing vaccination against COVID-19 or that an exemption to vaccination has been granted and recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register


To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti’s values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.

As well as offering a highly competitive remuneration package and a recently introduced performance bonus scheme, we offer challenging work and career development prospects and all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) are eligible for fully paid for private health cover, we also provide free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships and paid parental leave.

We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees AngloGold Ashanti Australia requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, or to have obtained an exemption to vaccination which has been recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register.

Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or proof of an exemption to vaccination granted and recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register will be required for entry to certain AngloGold Ashanti locations from 1 January 2022

AngloGold Ashanti reserves the right to update its vaccination policy/requirements at any time.

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any vacancy advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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