Geology Technician

Date: 23 May 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Geology Technician


Northern Star Resources have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Geology Technician.


This opportunity is offered as residential in the Goldfields working a family friendly roster of 8/6, 11-hour days.


The successful candidate will assist in the collection and processing of geological samples to ensure the provision of timely and accurate data for subsequent analysis by Geologists.


Typical Tasks:

  • Meter marking, photographing, cutting, and sample collection of diamond core is completed in a timely manner and is in line with core processing priorities.
  • Appropriate QAQC samples are included in all submissions.
  • Sample submissions are completed in a timely manner with no errors.
  • Transport of samples to the offsite laboratory
  • Storage & accurate Cataloguing of diamond core in the core farm is completed thoroughly and in line with procedure.
  • Assist in maintaining pulp and core library catalogues across site.




  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence



  • Current approved and recognised forklift ticket.
  • Computer literacy with the ability to use Microsoft office products.
  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to plan daily activities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work unsupervised as required.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • St Johns Senior First Aid Certificate (desirable)
  • Mechanical knowledge and skills (desirable)
  • 4WD operation and recovery skills (desirable)


About Northern Star Resources  

Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry at their underground and open pit operations across Western Australia and Alaska.  

Gold in Ounces. Opportunities in Tonnes... 


Why join us? 

Be part of the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business long term.  

Northern Star encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. Joining the Northern Star team also means you are eligible for our industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, and bonus programs. 


Benefits when you join Northern Star  

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance  
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive  
  • Short-term incentive bonus program  
  • Employee Share Plan programs   
  • Industry leading Parental leave policy – with up to 20 weeks primary carers leave and up to 4 weeks secondary carers leave. Primary carers return to work benefits including up to 6 weeks bonus payment, top up of superannuation and long service leave service recognition.
  • GoldSTARR program - cash savings for everyday expenses   
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary Continuance (Income protection) insurance from commencement  
  • Salary Sacrificing benefits, including Novated Leasing and Remote Area Living benefit options.
  • Paid Family Domestic Violence leave 


About Kalgoorlie - The Heart of the Goldfields   

With a strong connection to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community, Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry while residing in a thriving regional city.      

Our Kalgoorlie Production Centre Operations are the best residential mining opportunities in the region, providing excellent work-home life balance in a community that will become your family.  

Discover what the Goldfields has to offer you by going BOLD! The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has first-class information regarding the region on their Go Bold website - GO BOLD.   


Diversity & Inclusion  

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to local communities in which we operate. We recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence. 


Recruitment Process  

Our recruitment process considers your alignment to our company values and the requirements of the role. We also have several checks which may be conducted to demonstrate your suitability for the role including police checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, right to work checks, qualifications, due diligence and/or reference checks. 


Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the 'Apply' button now.

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No agency referrals will be accepted at this time.