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Coal Exploration Geologists Wanted $750-1200 per day

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The mining services company that I work for are urgently looking for Coal Exploration Geologists. Must have Australian citizenship or permanent residency. Here are the details...


Dry season drilling program 4 months in 2011. Major expansion in 2012. 15/13 FIFO Roster.


FIFO East Coast paid for


We are a small dedicated geological and mining services company. Our major client is a global energy company with exploration operations based in central QLD - west of Clermont in the Galilee Basin. They are in the process of expanding their exploration activities in order to meet their mine start-up schedule in 2015/16. Further drilling units are coming on line that will require supervision by experienced coal exploration geologists.


Responsibilities for this role include:


• Management of drill rig operations including safety aspects

• Chip and core logging

• Coal sampling

• Infield gas testing and sampling (refresher training provided)

• Geotechnical logging and sampling

• Geophysical and structural interpretation

• Data entry and data management

• Daily operational reporting

• An ABN


The successful candidates will ideally have:


• Tertiary qualifications in Geology or equivalent

• Coal exploration experience. Applications from Senior Exploration geologists (+8 years) are also welcome.

• Experience working unsupervised and ability to take responsibility and ownership of data in order to deliver a quality product

• Valid Australian open driver’s license.

• Good interpersonal, organizational and computer literacy skills

• Australian citizenship or permanent residency

• Ability to live in remote site for 2 weeks at a time


A generous day rate for subcontractors between $750-1200 per day paid monthly. Good future potential for full-time employment. A 15/13 roster offers a great work lifestyle balance. Travel time paid at half rate and included in the 15 days. All flights from any capital city on the east coast of Australia are paid for.



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