Full-Time

Fortescue

Geologist
$60000-$80000
Perth WA

Jobs Description

About Us Fortescue is both a proud West Australian company and a global green solutions business. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives. Our Opportunity Location: 87 Adelaide Terrace Perth, Australia with frequent international travel Roster: Monday to Friday Relocation: Generous relocation to Perth available to the right candidate. The Global Project Generation group is looking for a Senior Geologist - Generative to contribute to global targeting of greenfields and early-stage exploration projects, principally focused on porphyry Cu systems. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced geologist with a strong background in exploration, involving the application of data science, geochemistry, alteration mineralogy, and regional terrain assessments. The role involves campaign travel and requires hands-on international experience in porphyry systems. Proficiency in English is essential, with fluency in either Russian or Spanish considered advantageous. Key Responsibilities • Lead terrane-scale and local geological assessments and fieldwork related to international porphyry generative exploration campaigns and third-party reviews. • Conduct detailed, integrated data analysis using advanced techniques to interpret geological and geochemical data and identify exploration targets. • Apply geochemical, spectral and other analytical methods to characterize mineralization and assess geological potential to guide exploration strategies. • Conduct regional terrain assessments to evaluate geological structures, tectonic settings, and potential mineralization trends. • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate geological, geochemical, and geospatial data into comprehensive exploration models. • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior geologists and in-country field teams. • Communicate findings and recommendations effectively through reports, presentations, and discussions with management and stakeholders. • Ensure compliance with safety standards, environmental regulations, and company policies. • Stay abreast of industry trends, advancements in geological techniques, and best practices in exploration methodologies. Qualifications and Experience • Master's or Ph.D. in Geology, Geological Sciences, or a related field. • Minimum of 10 years of experience in mineral exploration, with a focus on porphyry systems • Proven experience in data science, compilation, integration and interpretation of geochemical, mineralogical, geophysical datasets, and regional terrain assessments. • Extensive field experience in diverse geological settings, including international campaigns in world-class porphyry belts. • Strong proficiency in geological software packages and data analysis tools. • Fluent in English, with proficiency in Russian or Spanish highly desirable. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in multicultural environments. • Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience leading geological projects and field teams. Our Commitment 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.

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