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Job Title:  Senior - Mine Geologist

Job Location: 

Carrapateena Mine, SA, AU, 5713

Job Description: 

Your New Role


Carrapateena is a large-scale, world class modern mine operated by world class people. This exciting role is now available, and we want the very best of the best on deck to lead the team and collectively deliver exceptional results.

At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we believe our greatest asset is our people and we are working hard to provide a wonderful mix of age, cultural and geographical backgrounds to further enrich our inclusive workplace culture. We truly value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration, we are here to unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career to go beyond what is possible.    

Location: Carrapateena, South Australia (60-minute flight from Adelaide / 30-minute flight from Port Augusta)
Roster:  8 days on; 6 days off 
Pay & Benefits: Our employees are a valued stakeholder at OZ Minerals, we want to attract the very best talent to join our team. As such, what we offer is generous when compared to Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We are more than happy to share specifics later. 
Work Life Plans: We believe in empowering our people to make their own choices on how they can best achieve their work.  Employees working with OZ Minerals create a tailored individual work-life plan which is based on their ‘whole of life’ needs taking into consideration both role requirements and personal/family life – flexible working is real and is supported by our entire Executive Leadership Team. 

How You Will Create Impact


In the role ‘Senior Geologist’ you will be responsible for leading a team of geologists and technicians to execute:

  • All requirements of key mine geology functions including diamond drilling, sampling, mapping, reconciliation, interpretation and block model estimation, input to depletion, investigation of, and reporting on, variances, inclusive of grade, volume, and deleterious elements
  • Grade and volume input and communication to Processing – requiring liaison with Cave Flow and Mine Planning functions
  • Management of geological database/s
  • Internal auditing of geology functions ensuring consistency with industry best practice and OZ Minerals strategy.  Includes continuous development of safe work procedures, process flows, and an overarching geological management plan
  • Ongoing mentoring, coaching and guidance to geologists and technicians
  • Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to drive value add projects with the OZ Minerals HWWT principles and 5 pillar strategy in mind
  • Consistent communications to key stakeholders with respect to geological grade, model, and plan predictive performance
  • Effective interaction with Carrapateena CP and Specialist Resource Geologist
  • Other geological role functions as required, inclusive of site safety leadership expectations.

What We Value


  • Significant experience in underground hard rock Geology
  • Exposure to IOCG style orebodies or base metal deposits
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver and drive safe geology practices
  • Experience using geology related software inclusive of:
    • Geobank/MineMarket
    • Vulcan
    • Leapfrog Geo & Central
    • Deswik
  • Experience leading a team of geology professionals
  • Undergraduate qualifications in earth sciences (geology, geophysics)

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company


Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life.

We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better.

What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique.

We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference. 

For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic, and How We Work Together is more than just a tagline.

Who are we? We are OZ Minerals, a modern mining company.

If you think you can make a difference, please apply below.



Applications close in two weeks.

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