Project Geologist – Operations

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Northern Star Resources

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Project Geologist - Operations

Job ID: 10024
Job Views: 15
Location: Kalgoorlie
Post Code: 6430
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 03/04/2024


Northern Star Resources has an exciting opportunity for a Project Geologist - Operations to join our residential Kalgoorlie Operations.


Be a Rock Star at the Historic Mt Charlotte Underground mine.


Just a few minutes from home, this position will see the successful candidate supervise the delivery of the maximum ore grade to the Processing Plant, through accurate identification of the mineralisation, optimal ore classification and supervision of extraction (to minimise dilution).

The Project Mine Geologist will also be responsible for designing and supervising the execution and interpretation of drill programs that add value to existing resources, locating the next viable ore bodies, and extending the Life of Mine.


This position is a Kalgoorlie residential role, working a family friendly 8:6 11-hour day roster.

If you are a Kalgoorlie resident or willing to relocate, apply now!

Job Requirements:

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide ongoing mentoring, coaching and support to Graduate Geologists and Geological technicians, to ensure ongoing professional development and the achievement of a positive workplace culture that reflects NSR's Values.
  • Coordinate the design, forecasting and oversee drilling programs to ensure the provision of timely and accurate data for analysis. Ensure data quality and interpretation and provide recommendations for future work programs based on drilling results and aligned to the LOA.
  • Supervise drill contractors, demanding adherence to all relevant environmental, safety and security measures.
  • Oversee the analysis, interpretation and modelling of geological data. Contribute to mine planning reviews to communicate relevant geological data.
  • Contribute to geological logging and the instruction of Geology Technicians in sample preparation in accordance with current Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Under the guidance of the Senior Geologists, actively participate in identification and implementation of projects that demonstrates working in an environment of continuous improvement.



  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology (minimum degree).
  • Minimum four (4) years' geology experience in a mining environment and a minimum of two (2) years' geology experience in either open pit or Underground.
  • Experience with Datamine, Leapfrog, or equivalent programs.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian "C" Class Drivers Licence.


Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia's premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.

At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards 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.

How to Apply:

Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!

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