Mine Geologist - Tropicana Gold Mine



Post Start Date:  16 Feb 2024


Website: www.anglogoldashanti.com   

Join AngloGold Ashanti and make Gold a part of your Story. A story of exploring, mining, and processing one of the world’s rarest and most sought-after metals. Gold revolutionises and shapes the way in which society functions - come and be a part of our team, a team committed to building a better future.


About us

At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so.

AngloGold Ashanti is one of the world's largest gold producers with operations and projects spanning across four continents. Our globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. We offer a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

In Australia we own and manage the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, and the Tropicana Gold Mine (70% AGA owned 30% Regis Resources). These are two of Western Australia’s premier gold operations, with ongoing investment and exploration taking place across both open pit and underground operations at each site.


The Opportunity

At AGA we celebrate diversity – diversity of thought and experience is important to us. We look for people that have an abundance of willingness and are up to the challenge of making a difference.  With this in mind, if you feel that you may not tick all of the boxes below but believe you have something unique to contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply – let’s have the conversation.

We are now seeking an experienced Mine Geologist to join our Open Pit Mine Geology team at Tropicana on a site-based 8/6 FIFO roster from Perth.

Accountable to the Senior Mine Geologist, this role is responsible for undertaking all aspects of open pit production activities, including grade control, data validation, liaising with contractors, inspection and monitoring of mining activities; and to ensure the short term planning targets are met.



  • Adhering to all safety procedures, identifying hazards and reporting incidents, working in a safe manner at all times.
  • Designing grade control drilling programs for short and medium term planning requirements
  • Scheduling and coordinating grade control drilling activities ensuring that all activities maintain a high level of safety and sample QAQC.
  • Geological mapping and interpretation
  • Interpretation, validation and analysis of QAQC data relating to drilling, sampling and assaying. Ensure high quality sampling and lab protocols are upheld.
  • Produce high quality grade control models using conditional simulation techniques
  • Coordinate and interpret blast movement through BMT technology
  • Contribute to short and medium term mining schedules and co-ordination of material movement and crusher feed with the Mining Alliance partners.
  • Assist in stockpile management, mine to mill and resource reconciliations.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of the operation by constructively identifying opportunities and testing solutions.


About You

People are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to collaborate with us, share your ideas and feel confident to challenge the status quo.  To be considered, we would like to see you have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology
  • Prior experience in open pit mine geology
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety, quality, and teamwork
  • A high degree of organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent communication & people skills
  • Strong grasp of mining geology including gold sampling and assaying, geological interpretation, grade modelling and open cut mining methods
  • Proficiency in Vulcan, Datashed, and MP3 estimation software or equivalent software
  • Current manual Western Australian ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Australian Permanent Residency or Citizenship (Mandatory)
  • A National Police Clearance


Culture and Benefits

Our workplace demonstrates dignity and respect for each other, we offer challenging work, highly competitive remuneration that is regularly adjusted to market conditions and career development opportunities.   At AGAA we consider learning as a shared responsibility and your personal development is important to us.  Your new benefits will include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to work for an endorsed WORK180 employer
  • Access to our industry-leading Wellness Program
  • Active committees driving Diversity & Inclusion
  • Top Tier Private Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus and Incentive Program
  • Salary sacrifice options


Our full list of benefits and why we are recognised as an Endorsed Employer for Women by WORK180 can be seen on the WORK180 website.

AGAA recognises that standard recruitment processes are not accessible to everyone. If there are any accommodations or supports that would assist you in participating in the recruitment process for this role, please reach out to our Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity team at InclDiversityEquity@anglogoldashanti.com


Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.




Requisition ID:  22450
Category:  Mine Geology
Posting Salary:  Market Related