Mine Geologist

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Nov 25, 2022

Job Description:

Fortescue has an exciting future ahead. As well as producing over 180 million tonnes of iron ore per year, we’re diversifying our business to become an integrated global green energy and resources company.

Mine Geologist

Work Location: Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mine is located on the traditional lands of the Nyiyaparli people.

Roster: 8D6R FIFO ex. Perth (Wednesday to Wednesday) Days Only.

Role overview:

The Christmas Creek Operations Planning team is seeking a highly motivated Mine Geologist. Reporting to the Senior Mine Geologist, their focus will be to use their knowledge of iron ore geology to complete block-out designs, using Vulcan, and to validate these designs in the field. They will be required to communicate this geological information in a safe, accurate, and timely manner to various stakeholders. They will also be required to communicate effectively with mining and engineering teams to also ensure consistent grade control. To be successful in this role, candidates must have strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills.

Key responsibilities include:

Qualification and Experience:

Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.

Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics.

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified.