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Exploration & Geoscience

Geology Technician
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Northern Goldfields, WA, AU
  • Job Title: Geology Technician
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Northern Star Resources are looking for multiple dynamic Geology Technicians across our Northern Goldfields operations. These opportunities are presented at Jundee, Carosue Dam & Thunderbox offering a family friendly rotation 8 days on, 6 days off FIFO ex Perth. 


Your main responsibilities will include:


  • Process, sample and collect data from diamond drill core.
  • Collect core trays from drill sites.
  • Mark out drill core; metre and orientation mark-up.
  • Collect geological data (e.g. Recovery, RQD, Specific Gravity, Magnetic Susceptibility).
  • Photograph core trays.
  • Saw drill core and collection of samples as directed by the supervising geologist.
  • Drill core storage and retrieval.
  • Sample preparation as required.
  • Ensure timely and accurate sample dispatch to assay laboratories.
  • Data entry as required.
  • Sample pulp storage and retrieval.


Required skills and experience:


  • 6 – 12 months relevant experience in mining and/or exploration.
  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Current approved and recognised forklift ticket.
  • Computer literacy with the ability to use Microsoft office products.
  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to plan daily activities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work unsupervised as required.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • St Johns Senior First Aid certificate (desirable).
  • Mechanical knowledge and skills (desirable).
  • 4WD operation and recovery skills (desirable).


About Northern Star Resources

Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry at their underground and open pit operations across Western Australia and Alaska. You can choose residential or FIFO opportunities throughout your career with us. 


Gold in Ounces. Opportunities in Tonnes. 


Why join us? 

Be part of the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business long term.   


Northern Star encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. Joining the Northern Star team also means you are eligible for our industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, and bonus programs. 


Benefits when you join Northern Star

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance 
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive 
  • Short-term incentive bonus program 
  • Employee Share Plan programs
  • Industry leading Parental leave policy – with up to 20 weeks primary carers leave and up to 4 weeks secondary carers leave. Primary carers return to work benefits including up to 6 weeks bonus payment, top up of superannuation and long service leave service recognition  
  • GoldSTARR program – cash savings for everyday expenses   
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services  
  • Salary Continuance (Income protection) insurance from commencement  
  • Salary Sacrificing benefits, including Novated Leasing and Remote Area Living benefit options; and 
  • 5 weeks annual leave   

Diversity & Inclusion 

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to local communities in which we operate. We recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence. 


Recruitment Process 

Our recruitment process considers your alignment to our company values and the requirements of the role. We also have several checks which may be conducted to demonstrate your suitability for the role including police checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, right to work checks, qualifications, due diligence and/or reference checks. 


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