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Senior Generative Geologist

Apply now Job no: 492468
Work type: Full Time - IGO
Location: All, Perth, Norseman, Esperance, Kalgoorlie
Categories: Geology & Geoscience

IGO is a fast growing, mid-tier Australian mining company with big aspirations. Our 100% owned Nova Operation in the Fraser Range is a world class underground mine and processing plant producing nickel, copper and cobalt-commodities that are significant in the world's drive for clean energy. Exploration is a core part of IGO's business as demonstrated by our large, world-class brownfield and greenfield exploration programs run by one of the best in-house technical and management teams in the country.


At IGO, our people are important to us. We are bold, passionate, fearless and fun – a smarter, kinder, and more innovative team. We come from a range of places, backgrounds and experience and we are excited about what we can achieve together.  When you join us we will invest in your career and your development, to ensure you achieve your goals, now and into the future. That is the IGO difference.


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Generative Geologist specialising in Nickel, who is passionate about exploration and discovery to join our multi-disciplined exploration team.

The successful candidate will be based in the Corporate office working a 5:2 roster arrangement with travel to the field as and when required.

If you are energetic, enthusiastic, technically competent and looking for a new challenge where you can make a difference and feel supported by a team of industry specialists, we would like to hear from you. 


Reporting to the Principal Generative Geologist you will be responsible for: 

  • Maintaining and building a quality exploration/project portfolio from area selection through to ground entry which incorporates:
    • Integration and interpretation of large datasets
    • Application of Mineral Systems to exploration geoscience
    • Structural interpretation of potential field datasets
  • Reporting and presenting to a high technical standard, your findings and recommendations to the wider generative team;
  • Contributing to a working environment which is conducive to creative ideas and open discussion; and
  • Have a strong customer - relationship focus with a clear understanding of the company’s nickel strategy and value creation opportunities.


  • A relevant tertiary post graduate qualification (PhD or MSc) in Geology/Geosciences;
  • Significant Exploration experience across a range of roles;
  • 5+ years experience working with Nickel;
  • Prior experience in the generation of exploration targets from belt to prospect scale using multi-disciplinary 4D datasets;
  • Working knowledge of GIS and relevant 3D software;
  • Exceptional communication skills with the demonstrated ability to write coherent well-structured reports;
  • Expertise in the interpretation of large-scale datasets including remote sensing and/or potential field geophysics, desirable;
  • Ability to build and maintain internal & external working relationships;
  • Valid ‘C’ class manual drivers licence; and
  • Safety focused with the drive to be a team player and willingness to support our company values.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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