Located in the Laverton region, AngloGold Ashanti Australia’s Sunrise Dam is one of Western Australia’s premier gold operations. In late 2020 a new satellite open pit was approved (Golden Delicious) which will supplement the large-scale underground operation that employs more than 650 people and produces approximately 260,000 ounces of gold per annum. Ongoing investment in underground and regional exploration at Sunrise Dam has extended the mine life to 2031, with the opportunity for further extensions. Operating on an attractive 8/6 (or variant thereof) fly-in fly-out (FIFO) roster, Sunrise Dam boasts excellent accommodation and facilities.
We are now seeking an experienced Geological Field Supervisor with outstanding leadership skills to join our Geology team at Sunrise Dam as Geological Services Superintendent. This is a permanent position based on a 4/3 roster from Perth.
Accountable to the Geology Manager, you will manage a large team of Geological Technicians who provide support to the exploration and mine geology workgroups. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding technical knowledge in drilling and field logistics, core yard management as well as superior management and leadership skills to provide the team with the coaching and mentoring required to achieve industry-leading field practices. Ideally, you will have experience covering a broad range of mine sites with both brownfields and greenfields exposure as well as experience in operating mines.
The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will possess:
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 competitive remuneration package, challenging work and career development prospects we also offer all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) fully paid for private health cover, free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships, 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.
Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.