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Newcrest Mining Ltd
  • Post Date: September 13, 2023
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Job Overview

Geologist – Orebody Knowledge


  • Great team culture and work environment
  • Career pathway to leadership opportunities
  • Exposure to working within a diverse and multicultural environment



At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem-solving. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our culture embraces diversity in which differences are encouraged, and where everyone across Newcrest demonstrates and promotes inclusive practices.


The Company

Newcrest is one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. As a global business, they aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

At Newcrest, they hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.



The Role


We are now seeking expression of interest from the position of Geologist – Orebody Knowledge for a FIFO position based at our Lihir Gold Operation (LGO). Reporting to the Superintendent Orebody Knowledge, you will be required to supervise & lead the site exploration team to deliver short term and medium-term exploration work programs.

The role will have responsibility to:

  • Drive and influence proactive safety behaviours within workgroups through visible leadership.
  • Ensure all personnel, visitors and business partners comply with site and contractual HSE requirements and hold people accountable for adherence.
  • Be a good representative of the company when attending host community gatherings.
  • Accountable to deliver the short term and medium-term exploration work programs in line with budget and statutory requirements & Statutory reporting.


Essential criteria

Ideally, our preferred applicant will have;

  • Tertiary Qualifications with a Bachelor of Degree in Science (Geology/Earth Science).
  • 5 years’ experience working in Greenfields and Brownfields exploration.
  • Experience using Geology and Mining software – MapInfo Discover, LeapFrog Software and Acquire database.
  • Experience in geochemical sampling, diamond drilling and project management.
  • PNG Driver’s Licence – Class 6.
  • Good verbal, written communication, and public speaking skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously.
  • High attention to detail with good time management skills.
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution.


The Requirements


  • Must be open to FIFO in PNG.
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last six months.



Contact Us

Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share these values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

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