Job: Senior Mine Geologist with OK Tedi Mine, PNG

 Ok Tedi Mining Limited operates the longest running, world-class, open-pit, copper, gold and silver mine in Papua New Guinea. As a 100% owned PNG company, we focus on responsibly generating profits to provide continuing benefits to the people of Papua New Guinea.

We acknowledge that our talented and motivated people are key to safe and profitable operations and we have a proud record of developing and providing excellent career opportunities for Papua New Guineans.


Reference: 20002756

Based in Tabubil and reporting to the Superintendent – Mine Geology, you will be responsible on a daily basis for Ore Control and various Mining Geology duties.

Your role will involve:

  • Coordinating collection of samples for grade definition and metallurgical test-work;
  • Coordinate daily & weekly ore mining & blending & be involved in the daily & weekly mine production discussion plans.
  • Responsible for data validation (assays, surveys, lithology) and construction of accurately defined Ore and Waste mining blocks;
  • Ensure that daily data is reported accurately and ongoing monitoring of mining block grades and metallurgical characteristics;
  • Develop and manage procedures and systems to allow the timely and accurate collection of geological information to optimise metal extraction;
  • Coach and mentor junior team members to ensure the delivery of geological services of the highest standard;
  • Supervision of the Team during Superintendent absence as required.
  • Any other duties as required.


To be considered, you must possess the following:

  • Degree in Geology or related discipline;
  • 5+ years Mine Geology experience;
  • Substantial experience and knowledge in safety, health & wellness, Geology operations, planning and development;
  • Clear knowledge and understanding and experience of the sampling principles and QA/QC;
  • Demonstrated experience and a sound understanding of Geology Principles;
  • Experience using geology related software; MineSight, Acquire, Vulcan etc.
  • A demonstrated commitment to a strong safety culture and safe work practices;
  • Proven track record of working successfully in a multi-cultural environment; and
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, high attention to detail and team-oriented approach.
  • This is a FIFO role and requires commitment to our values of Safety, Environment, Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Performance and Sustainability.


If this role appeals to you, please visit ‘Our Careers’ page and apply on-line at by Friday, 11th February 2022.

 OTML is committed to gender diversity. Females are encouraged to apply.


The application process is online. Lodge on application through this link below. 


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