Mine Geologist

Twigg Exploration and Mining

Twigg Exploration & Mining is recruiting a Mine Geologist, to be based in Balama, Mozambique.

  • Collect primary geological information and perform open pit geological activities required to facilitate the safe, efficient and cost-effective extraction and of the mineral reserve within the Balama open pit mine
  • Coordinate all of the geological functions including geological support to the mining department by providing information necessary for detailed mine planning, scheduling and grading
  • Undertake daily geological duties including tonnage reconciliation, grade control mapping & drilling, sampling, plans and interpretations, stock management & monthly reporting
  • Work closely with employees and contractors to ensure adherence with health & safety & environmental objectives
  • Ensure optimum mine production performance through the correct implementation of all geological, grade control, production tracking, reconciliation and reporting practices
  • Ensure accurate grade control and resource definition drilling, sampling and recording
  • Gain geological and geotechnical knowledge from mapping of faces and walls, and logging of drill core and cuttings
  • Process and interpret above data to provide accurate and practical ore blocks for mining
  • Ensure clear and reliable ore mark-outs are created
  • Liaise with mining contractors to ensure ore is dug in the most efficient manner, maximizing ore recovery and minimizing dilution
  • BS Degree (Honors) in Geology
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience within the mining industry
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, set achievable goals and safely achieve tasks is required
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office, Surpac software is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain or exceed best industry practice in all geological and environmental tasks
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices
  • Valid Drive License
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 22.02.2017
  • Expires 03.03.2017
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