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Mine Geologist

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC)

This is a Full-time position in Zambia posted 04/05/2022.

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC) Carreer opportunities in Zambia Mine Geologist Jobs opportunities in Zambia at Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC)

# Job Description

Position: Mine Geologist

Lumwana Mine, Kalumbila, Zambia.

Reporting to: Project Geologist

Lumwana Mining Company Limited LMC, a copper mining company owned by Barrick
Gold Corporation is situated in the Northwestern region of Zambia, some 300 km
west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital
of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining
approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper
concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year
over a twenty 20 year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut
copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for experienced and
qualified individual to be considered for the position Mine Geologist

Role Summary

Reporting to the Project Geologist, you will coordinate the drilling,
sampling, and collection of geological data in a timely manner and is of a
high quality; validation and interpretation of the data for input into the
of resource models of the Lumwana ore bodies. All work programs
are to be implemented consistent with sound world class operating principles
as well as optimizing the financial objectives of the business.


Lead sub-ordinates by setting the example and provide them with clear and
correct instructions.
Use initiative to improve the quality of results and increase efficiency for
Resource Definition related activities.
Daily supervision of grade control drilling activities and ensure that the job
is being carried out safely to work specifications.
Provide proactive approach to solving daily drill pad preparations, drilling,
sampling, and sample submission issues.
Daily monitoring of sampling systems, practices, and sample QAQC in the field.
Perform quality logging of RC chips at the drill site.
Correcting any procedure non-conformances through discussion with the shift
drilling supervisors.
Responsible for of sampling crews, through the supervisors, and the
Contractor at the rig, their activities and performance
Mentor and provide training for Geological Technicians to improve their
general knowledge of geology, sampling theory, and ore body styles and
Attend and be the representative of grade control drilling at the meetings
with the Drilling Contractors. Make the required follow-up of outstanding
issues or implement required corrective actions as and when required.
Monitor and report on stock levels of Resource Definition consumables i.e.,
core-cutter blades, core trays, plastic bags, markers, Aluminium-tags etc.
Encourage teamwork and adopt management philosophy to keep personnel
motivated, and producing a high standard of work
Perform work inspections of areas under your control, and document findings
according to procedure
Any other duties as directed by the superior.

Experience & Qualifications

Bachelor of Science – Majoring in Geology
Knowledge of Reverse Circulation RC and Diamond Drilling DD methods.
Minimum two 2 years experience supervising drilling programs and
Be familiar with mining in large open cut mines and knowledge of their
management principles and philosophies would be advantageous.
Good planning and organizational skills.
High level of responsibility and shows accountability for own actions
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in the English
Self-motivated, high level of commitment and goal oriented.
Be able to show initiative, have good interpersonal skills & make decisions.
Look for continuous improvement of all business activities and self.
Some experience in mapping, logging, section interpretation and some 3D
geological modeling would be advantageous.
Basic knowledge of sample QA/QC management and laboratory auditing.
Must be computer literate with exposure to 3D geological software & competent
with Microsoft Office programs.
Must be a confident supervisor and capable of resolving all work-related
issues contractor & junior staff
Hold a valid Zambian driver’s license.
Must be a member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia EIZ.

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in
Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or
Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and
Reference Checks.

‘Be Aware of Fraudsters’

Lumwana Mine does not solicit for payment of any funds towards the recruitment

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Closing Date : 10th May, 2022.

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC) Carreer opportunities in Zambia Mine Geologist Jobs opportunities in Zambia at Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC)

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