Project Geologist
WA - Perth Inner
Specialties
Team Leader
Manager
Supervisor
Project management
Planning
Exploration
Exploration Geologist
Geologist
Project Geologist

A well-qualified hard working geologist with a wide range of practical experience gained in three very different locations and cultures.

Career

Mineral Resources Ltd - Project Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Team Leader
Manager
Supervisor
Project management
Planning
Responsibilities
  • Monitoring and controlling all aspects of logging, sampling and quality control on the rig to ensure the integrity of the sampling process.
  • Ensuring that a methodical approach to work was followed to ensure that chain of custody is maintained throughout the sampling process.
  • Conduct daily site requirements of safety meetings, toolbox meetings, monthly, weekly site inspections, rig inspections and reporting.
Achievements
  • Successfully completed 2015 drilling program without any major incident or accident.
SinoSteel Midwest Corporation Ltd - Exploration Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Responsibilities
  • Plan and schedule drilling program, supervision of drilling teams and other contractors.
  • Geological mapping, interpretation of geology and preparation of geological report incorporating scope for future exploration.
  • Integration of geoscientific data-sets (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, remote sensing) and interpretation thereof.
  • Analysis of geochemical datasets for target generation and lithological classification.
  • Selection of suitable sites for MMI soil sampling for gold and base metal analysis and its studies.
  • Supervision of heritage and flora/fauna surveys, generating shape files and uploading it to the GIS database.
  • Conduct daily site requirements of safety meetings, toolbox meetings, monthly, weekly site inspections, rig inspections and reporting.
  • Review of tenement holdings.
Achievements
  • Part of the team that planned and scheduled exploration program to meet the DMP criteria of retaining the exploration tenements while acquiring geological data for future use.
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Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Ltd - Exploration Geologist
Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Exploration Geologist
Geologist
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Crosslands Resources Ltd - Senior Exploration Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Project management
Responsibilities
  • Management of day to day exploration/ mining project activities. Liaise with Corporate Office and contractors.
  • Monitoring and controlling all aspects of logging, sampling, quality control on the rig and sample tracking to ensure the integrity of the sampling process.
  • Geological mapping, interpretation of geology and preparation of geological report incorporating scope for future exploration.
  • Interpretation of mapping and drilling results to assist Resource Geologist in preparing geological 3D models.
  • Conduct daily site requirements of safety meetings, toolbox meetings, monthly, weekly site inspections, rig inspections and reporting.
  • Hazard management and risk mitigation.
  • Input and update the exploration schedule, identify opportunities and risks.
  • Update geological data base on site.
  • Deputy Registered Manager of Jack Hills iron ore mine.
  • Training graduate geologists in mapping, logging (both RC and Diamond core), validation, rig inspection and reporting.
Achievements
  • Completed geological mapping of detrital iron formation on northwestern flank of Mt.Mathew-Mt.Hale hills (Jack Hills) and other new tenements of Crosslands Resources Ltd, identified targets, submitted reports incorporating interpreted geology and scope for future explorations.
  • Organised and successfully managed metallurgical and geotechnical drillings, core processing, sampling and geological data base update on site, in Jack Hills.
  • Brought down the incident /accident rate on site by encouraging the team to report hazards and implemented incentives for compliance of safety procedures like Take5.
SinoSteel Midwest Corporation Ltd - Senior Project Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Project Geologist
Exploration
Responsibilities
  • Geological mapping, interpretation of geology and preparation of geological report incorporating scope for future exploration.
  • Integration of geoscientific data-sets (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, remote sensing) and interpretation thereof.
  • Analysis of geochemical datasets for target generation and lithological classification.
  • Plan and schedule drilling program, supervision of drilling teams and other contractors.
  • Geotechnical and structural logging of diamond core samples.
  • Interpretation of mapping and drilling results to assist Resource Geologist in preparing geological 3D models.
  • Supervision of heritage and flora/fauna surveys, generating shape files and uploading it to the GIS database.
  • Generation of Government approval requests (Program of Work) for ground disturbance activities.
  • Input and update the exploration schedule, identify opportunities and risks.
  • Preparation of Weekly Report, Monthly Report.
  • Preparation of Annual exploration budget.
  • Digital input of logging and mapping information.
  • Training graduate geologists in mapping, logging (both RC and Diamond core), validation, rig inspection and reporting.
Achievements
  • Completed geological mapping of Joseph Hills, Mt.Gould Northeast and Taylor Range owned by Sinosteel Midwest Corporations Ltd, identified targets, planned drilling program, estimated budget requirement and submitted report incorporating interpreted geology and scope for future explorations.
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Fortescue Metals Group - Senior Development Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Responsibilities
  • Management of day to day exploration/ mining project activities. Liaise with Corporate Office and contractors.
  • Plan and schedule drilling program, supervision of drilling teams and other contractors.
  • Monitoring and controlling all aspects of logging, sampling and quality control on the rig to ensure the integrity of the sampling process.
  • Integration of geoscientific data-sets (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, remote sensing) and interpretation thereof.
  • Analysis of geochemical datasets for target generation and lithological classification.
  • Interpretation of mapping and drilling results to assist Resource Geologist in preparing geological 3D models.
  • Generation of Government approval requests (Program of Work) for ground disturbance activities.
  • Update geological data base on site.
  • Training graduate geologists in mapping, logging (both RC and Diamond core), validation, rig inspection and reporting.
Achievements
  • Part of the team that developed Solomon Project of Fortescue Metals Group in Pilbara.
Golden West Resources Ltd - Senior Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Geologist
Exploration
Responsibilities
  • Management of day to day exploration project activities. Liaise with Corporate Office and contractors.
  • Monitoring and controlling all aspects of logging, sampling and quality control on the rig to ensure the integrity of the sampling process.
  • Geological mapping, interpretation of geology and preparation of geological report incorporating scope for future exploration.
  • Geotechnical and structural logging of diamond core samples.
  • Interpretation of mapping and drilling results to assist Resource Geologist in preparing geological 3D models.
  • Supervision of heritage and flora/fauna surveys, generating shape files and uploading it to the GIS database.
  • Conduct daily site requirements of safety meetings, toolbox meetings, monthly, weekly site inspections, rig inspections and reporting.
  • Sample tracking.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management of the exploration site.
  • Training graduate geologists in mapping, logging (both RC and Diamond core), validation, rig inspection and reporting.
Achievements
  • Part of the team that established a resource of 3.5 million tons @ 2.3g/t Au in Wiluna West Gold Deposits and 100 million tones @ 60% Fe in Wiluna Iron ore Project, of Golden West Resources Ltd.
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Indian Bureau of Mines - STA Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
India
Specialties
Officer
Responsibilities
  • Scrutiny of mining plans and mining schemes.
  • Scrutiny of mine closure plans.
  • Advice mine owners in respect of conservation of minerals and systematic development of mines.
Achievements
  • Enjoyed helping industry people getting their mining plans and schemes approved.
Desert Enterprises Ltd - Mine Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
Oman
Specialties
Exploration
Mine Geologist
Responsibilities
  • Day to day management of the mines.
  • Exploration and resource definition.
  • OHS management
  • Pit mapping and maintenance of updated working plans, sections and slice plans.
  • Marking, grade control and selection of suitable sampling method for grade control analysis.
  • Preparation of annual working plans and annual reports for submission to DMP, Oman.
  • Liaise with corporate office, contractors and clients.
Achievements
  • The gypsum deposit in Thumrait Hills of Salalah, Sultanate of Oman, was explored in detail, estimated the reserves and developed an annual working plan winning approval from the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals of Oman.
  • Successfully found markets for both iron ore and gypsum, and maintained them by providing quality product to various cement factories in Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
1985 Diploma in Business Management Diploma Nagpur University Yes
1982 M.Sc.Tech. Postgraduate Degree Nagpur University Yes
1979 B.Sc. Bachelor Degree Nagpur University Yes

Achievements and Awards

The gypsum deposit in Thumrait Hills of Salalah, Sultanate of Oman, was explored in detail, estimated the reserves and developed an annual working plan winning approval for commencement of mining from the DMP, Oman. Mentored many graduate geologists.

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Intermediate)
  • Excel (Intermediate)
  • Power Point (Intermediate)
  • office (Intermediate)

System Skills

  • MYOB (Basic)