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Exploration & Field Work / Exploration & Geoscience

Exploration Geologist
Full Time

Job Overview

Job Overview

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This is your chance to land a key role within an established exploration company. Saturn Metals Limited is a Western Australian gold exploration company who were launched in 2017 as a 100% owned subsidiary of Peel Mining before being listed on the ASX in 2018. They own the highly prospective Apollo Hill Project comprising of over 1,000km2 in the heart of the Eastern Goldfields, with a 944,000 oz resource. The Company has also recently entered into a Joint Venture Agreement on a 91km2 brownfields exploration project over the highly prospective and historic West Wyalong Gold Field in the well-endowed Lachlan Fold Belt in NSW. The office is based in West Perth, and the core Apollo Hill Project is located approximately 50km SE of the gold mining and processing town of Leonora and West Wyalong is approximately 150 km North of Wagga Wagga in NSW.


Your new role will primarily be to provide geological analysis with the ultimate aim of adding value to the business. You will report to the Exploration Manager and be expected to organise, run, and interpret results from exploration programs.

Duties will include, but are not be limited to:

  • Review and maintain the progress of exploration activities, including contributing to managing the risk and reward equation of the exploration program;
  • Supervision of drilling contractors;
  • Develop company systems and procedures;
  • Schedule, supervise, and assist with logging the allocated amount of RAB/AC, RC or diamond core and undertaking field sampling, reconnaissance or geophysical programs;
  • Ensure geological support activities, such a sampling and dispatch functions are carried out to the required standard;
  • Manage laboratory assay results;
  • Acquire and interpret exploration data and provide input into exploration program design;
  • Actively contribute to the smooth and efficient running of the exploration team, and its relationship with all other external stakeholders.



  • A tertiary qualification in Geoscience;
  • Previous experience in the gold industry;
  • Rights to live and work in WA (reminder WA currently has restrictions on entering the state).


  • Honours in Geology or similar;
  • Exploration geology experience;
  • A passion for exploration within a small and dynamic company.


  • Permanent staff role with a competitive salary;
  • Regular campaign-based field travel (during peak times the geology team do a rotation with 2 weeks in the field, 1 in office and 1 off);
  • Days in lieu for any weekend days worked in the field;
  • Eligibility to participate in the share incentive scheme following the probation period.

Recruitment Process and Applications:

Saturn Metals has engaged ACRUX Search to manage this recruitment process exclusively. Please use the “Apply for job” button. For a confidential conversation to discuss this opportunity further please call Campbell Ballantyne on 0402 421 233.

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