Company Info


BARRICK (NIUGINI) LIMITED
P.O Box 484, Mt. Hagen, WHP
Wabag, EN, Papua New Guinea
: +675 5443 056
: www.barrick.com





Contract Geologist – Exploration (TP_115)


Job ID:
22447
Location:
Wabag, EN, Papua New Guinea
Category:
Others
Job Views:
302
Posted:
12.06.2016
Job Description:
Barrick (Niugini) Limited ("BNL") is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea, and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners. BNL is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining Group. The Porgera Gold Mine employs over 2,500 Papua New Guineans, and over the life of the mine it has contributed approximately 10% of Papua New Guinea’s total annual exports.   
The Porgera Joint Venture now has a vacancy for qualified and experienced individuals in the following position:
 
Contract Geologist – Exploration (TP_115)
 
This role is with the Minex Geological team and will involve a significant focus on daily management of drill activities. It is a great opportunity to oversee drill-hole design, rig supervision, RC/diamond core logging, geological interpretations and ongoing 3D modelling. You will be supervising both surface and U/G exploration drilling programs and will be required to work closely with other technical departments to ensure they meet drill production targets, QAQC and safety standards.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the team.
  • Ensure appropriate facilities, procedures and workforce competence to achieve legal compliance, incident prevention and the achievement of tasks in an environmentally sustainable manner.
  • Develop continuous improvement targets for the function and drive and measure achievement of these targets. 
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of up to date job procedures for all tasks performed within the team.
  • Ensure effective communication with delegate prior to departure from site.
  • Provide training and coaching to all team members. 
  • Drill-hole program design. Day to day drill program supervision. RC/diamond core logging
  • Maintain a high level of health and safety awareness and comply with the PJV Occupational Health & Safety Policy and all health and safety rules and procedures.
Job Requirements:
The ideal candidate must have:
  • Recognised tertiary qualifications in Geology.
  • Significant mine and exploration geology experience including senior roles in underground and open cut gold operations.
  • Expertise in the use of geological resource models and modelling processes.
  • Experience in preparing statutory exploration tenement reports. 
  • Demonstrated success as an effective leader.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team safely and improve team safety awareness.

NB: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST HAVE AN UP TO DATE POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (ARQUIRED WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS). 

If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with  the Porgera Joint Venture, forward your application and resume before the 23rd December, 2016 to:  

The Recruitment Team,
Porgera Joint Venture
Email: PHRCoordinator@porgerajv.com
or Phone: (+675) 547 8912/545 3056 for more information. Emailed job applications are encouraged. 

 
The Porgera Gold Mine has up to 3,000 employees of both Papua New Guinea nationals and expatriates from across the globe. We operate a full boarding and lodging facility which includes accommodation, messing facilities, and recreational facilities which includes a state-of- the-art gymnasium, and a 24-hour medical centre. We have a FIFO operation working on a 21 days on and 14 days off roster.   
That’s what you want!