Project Geoscientists - Coal / QLD based
- Successful and well resourced international exploration team
- Capital city based with significant field component
- Opportunity to develop a career with a career long explorer
Rio Tinto Exploration (RTX) has a proven international track record of successful world class discovery across multiple commodities and is actively seeking further discoveries world wide. RTX operates as a global, integrated business comprising of 4 regional exploration teams, a Project Generation Group and global support teams (HR, Finance & Compliance, Data & Information Management and Laboratories). The work environment covers the full spectrum of geographic areas and time zones. It comprises a wide variety of countries, cultures, language groups, environments and jurisdictions. It requires operation in co-located and virtual teams, in field and city locations, supported by effective collaboration, relationships and engagement.
RTX Australasia currently has a vacancy for a Project Geoscientist, specifically working in our coal program.
Reporting directly to a Senior Project Geoscientist, you will gain exposure to a range of projects across a variety of field locations. The field component of this role is significant, accounting for the majority of your time, typically 2 weeks at a time.
To succeed in this role you will have previous knowledge of mineral deposits and a sound understanding of technical concepts and exploration principles. Ideally you will currently be in a similar role within an exploration team and will have completed tertiary qualifications with honours in the field of geology. Exposure to coal geology, mapping and database software will be an advantage.
This is a varied role which will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and experience in a global resource company that is renowned for its safety standards. The working environment offers the opportunity to work with a team of highly successful explorers. A highly competitive remuneration package including health insurance subsidies, field allowances and health and well-being programs will be on offer for the successful candidate.