Specialist Geologist II in Peru - Lima, Peru

at BHP Billiton
Location Peru - Lima, Peru
Date Posted December 28, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Categories Exploration/Exploraciones Published 27 Dec 2017 | SA Pacific Standard Time Applications close 10 Jan 2018 | SA Pacific Standard Time PURPOSE The Specialist Geologist II is accountable for leading all technical elements of exploration activity in a single project within an exploration program including geophysical and drilling campaigns associated with this specific project. The function is responsible for developing technical work programs designed to simply and effectively test for giant resource potential and ensuring operations plans are designed to deliver against technical requirement CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES Provides input to the Superintendent Exploration on the  identification, evaluation, prioritisation and selection of discovery opportunities for pursuit Participates and provides input and advice on the identification and evaluation of discovery opportunities, through terrane ranking, prospectivity mapping, opportunity identification and field validation activities Provides technical input to exploration programs under supervision, which include elements to determine hydro geological, geotechnical and geometallurgical characteristics of an ore body Able to collect geotechnical and hydrogeological data to guide future processing and beneficiation into routine data collection and exploration program. Designs and implements field mapping programmes.  Integrates field and drill hole data to produce geological cross sections and target generation maps. Ensures mapping and logging is completed using procedures to required standards in a variety of environments. Produces interpretations from various data sets (remote sensing, geophysical images). Produces alteration maps and integrate structural data to generate targets. Manages geophysical and drilling programmes. Ensures quality control of samples and correct sample management and storage. Sources geochemical, geophysical and geological data to map the footprint of the targeted mineralisation style. Reviews and critiques technical reports, demonstrating strong communication and project visualisation skills. Complete field sections based on mapping and drilling information that honours geology, Stratigraphy and structural folding styles. Ensures the geoscience work program is delivered in accordance with, schedule and budget,  promptly reports deviations from plan and/or budget to Exploration management Provides input to regional 5 year business plan and 1-2 year budget Complete Code of Business Conduct Awareness Training on an annual basis. REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES Post Graduate Diploma, B. Sc.(HONS) to a M.Sc.(Exploration Geology) or M.Sc.(specialist) level, PhD 5 - 10 years experience across commodities and terranes and in discipline (geology/geoscience, geochemistry/geophysics,structural) Demonstrated exploration technical leadership and experience Technical leader of exploration project activity portfolio Visible safety leadership and sound risk assessment and management Deep understanding of greenfield/brownfield discovery exploration value drivers and strategies within specific geography or focus area commodity Understanding of greenfield/brownfield exploration geoscience inputs and activities Planning and execution of exploration work programs Proficiency in use of geological software packages to develop 3D geological models

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