At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.About the role
BHP Metals Exploration, part of the world’s largest integrated resources company, is moving into an exciting period of sustainable growth and development. With a clear strategy and focus on projects from early stage concept development through to advanced exploration,
we now have a newly created opportunity for a driven and passionate Exploration Geophysicist to further develop their career and shape the exploration portfolio within one of the world's most exciting and successful exploration businesses.
As a Principal Geophysicist within the Exploration team, you will be given the opportunity to:
Lead best practice design, application, modelling and interpretation of geophysics methods across our Australia portfolio of projects.
Apply geophysical methodologies at a broad range of scales from regional, predictive interpretations to prospect scale target detection.
Work closely with a broad range of technical experts across multi-disciplinary geosciences and technology.
Focus on technical project delivery by working closely with the Operations team.
Provide input to the Exploration Manager for 5 year planning
Provide technical input to contractor selection and management
Champion continuous improvement in the application of geophysics in metals exploration
To be successful in this role, you will be an accomplished and highly skilled Exploration Geophysicist with the following skills and experience:An overriding commitment to health, safety environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Geophysics.
A comprehensive and holistic understanding of the geophysical response and characteristics of nickel sulphide systems in multiple geological terranes, with specific experience in Australia.
A successful exploration track record for complex mineral systems with a good understanding of the nickel industry within Australia.
Proficient with a broad range of geophysical modelling and interpretation applications such as Oasis Montaj, GOCAD, ArcGIS
Strong understanding of 2D and 3D modelling and inversion of magnetics, gravity, MT, EM and IP.
An ability to work with the technical team to create complete mineral system models that integrate geological, geochemical models with geophysical properties.
Skilled in the identification, evaluation, prioritisation and selection of discovery opportunities.
Capability and aptitude to work independently, driven by personal and team objectives.
A team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to engage effectively with key internal and external stakeholders.
The ability to travel to remote work locations as and when required
As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.
Location – Brookfield Place
BHP – Perth operates from City Square located in the heart of the Perth CBD. The building itself reflects the latest thinking in corporate workplace design and facilities with the centerpiece of the development being a 45 storey tower which is home to the other BHP group of companies in Western Australia.Supporting a diverse workforce
At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.
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