About Us Bengalla Mining Company is a joint venture with a strong track record of achievement. Our focus is on maintaining strong safety, production, and profitability results. We have a very collaborative team culture and a highly professional and rewarding work environment. Operational since 1999, Bengalla is situated approx. 4km southwest of Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley and supplies international thermal coal markets with approximately 10.5Mtpa.Bengalla is an open cut coal mine offering a residential lifestyle. The development consent for the operation provides the ability to mine through to 2039. We pride ourselves on the professionalism with which we pursue our goals and our strong links into our community.The Opportunity Reporting to the Senior Mine Geologist, we are seeking a mining orientated Geologist to join the Geoscience team in Technical Services. You will work closely with the Short-Term Planning, Mid-Term Planning, Mining, CHPP & Logistics teams.As a Geologist you are the interpreter between the resource and the operation, coupling your knowledge and experience with geological information to deliver safe, valuable, and efficient outcomes across the operation.This role requires you to:Collect and observe relevant information through mapping, sample, and production data to build back into and improve future plans.Maintain a regular and proactive pit presence.Provide the operation with direction, measurement, feedback and any other relevant information to maintain on-plan, on-spec and high-volume coal throughput.Perform on-site geotechnical support and administration, oversighted by the Geotechnical EngineerWork across a range of software to both review existing information and collect new information, building on databases relevant to modelling, mine designs, coal quality, recovery and handleability and geotechnical requirements.This is an exciting time to be joining the Geoscience team as operational growth presents new and exciting challenges and as exploration expands across our Mining and Exploration Leases. We can tailor the role to best suit applicants current experience levels and can provide development pathways for future ambitions. You will be exposed to the broader business value chain and the critical role that Geoscience plays – important development for future career opportunities.Geologists of all experience levels, from Graduate to Senior, are equally encouraged to apply, with the remuneration package considering experience and capability.Qualifications and experience Applicants must have the following qualifications:A degree in Geology (Essential).Driver’s Licence.Applicants will preferably have experience in one or more of these areas:Open Cut Coal mining geology experience is preferred, Hunter Valley / multi-seam miningGeotechnical monitoring, geotechnical testing and investigationsA coal mining or coal planning roleExploration geology or exploration supervisionExperience with and understanding of coal qualityApplicants will preferably have the following skills or personal attributes:Ability to understand and interpret geological concepts from data and observations, and effectively communicate their influence on the mining operation to relevant customersFluent computer skills (Microsoft Suite, Geological Modelling packages - Maptek is preferred, Geological Databases and/or SQL)Excellent work quality and attention to detailStrength in communication across the organisation, including consultants and contractorsFocus on continuous improvement and efficiencyStrong ‘team player’ work ethicSound judgement, decision-making and problem-solving capabilityStrong written communication, numerical analysis and data validation skillsStrong planning, organising and data management skills What We Offer Bengalla values its people and their contribution to the operation. Our well-established employee benefits program offers choice and flexibility to enhance the lifestyle and wellbeing of our team. With benefits including subsidised health insurance, salary packaging, self-education assistance, salary continuance and gym memberships we make the health, safety, and well-being of our people our absolute priority.    This is a great opportunity to join the professional and friendly team at Bengalla Mining Company and opportunities such as this are few within the region. AUD Muswellbrook 2333