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Technician – Geotechnical

Barrick

This is a Full-time position in Zambia posted 10/01/2022.

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# Job Description

Lumwana Mining Company Limited LMC, a copper mining company owned by Barrick
Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western 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 an experienced and
qualified individual to be considered for the position of Technician –
Geotechnical

Role Summary

Reporting to the Senior Supervisor – Geotechnical, you will be is responsible
for sample collection and laboratory soils testing according to the LMC and
internationally accepted standards. You will also be responsible for
collection of geotechnical monitoring data as directed by the Senior
Supervisor – Geotechnical. Your duties will include but not limited to the
following:

Responsibilities

Carry out all work in compliance to relevant procedures and Zambian regulatory
requirements,
Perform geotechnical laboratory testing to comply with internationally
recognised standards British Standard or similar.
Carry out in-situ testing of earthworks.
Collection of samples for laboratory testing.
Collection and communication of slope monitoring data and communication of any
anomalies.
Ensure that all works carried out comply with procedural, safety, quality, and
design requirements.
Regularly inspect and monitor ground conditions of pit slopes as directed by
the Senior Technician.
Carry out blast vibration monitoring and blast audits, and record and
communicate the results for feedback into drill and blast design.
Supervise slope stabilisation works, geotechnical drilling, and installation
of monitoring equipment with an emphasis on a high level of safety and
quality.
Continually improve their geotechnical skills by way of working through the
geotechnical technician skills matrix and seeking guidance and mentorship from
the Senior Geotechnical Technician
Collection of ground water monitoring data from piezometers
Assist the geotechnical engineers with damp audits and pit inspection
Maintenance of slope monitoring instrumentation radars and total stations

Experience & Qualifications

Grade 12 certificate.
Minimum two 2 years’ experience in the mining industry.
Experience geotechnical lab works is added advantage
Able to clearly demonstrate the aptitude to drive a light vehicle and hold a
current Zambian driver’s licence or be able to obtain one.
Be physically fit and be able to pass a pre-employment medical examination.
Proven ability to deliver results and act as a change agent.
Demonstrated ability to lead a team safely and improve team safety awareness.
High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting the employment
and safety of persons in the mining industry in Zambia.
Demonstrated application of continuous improvement ideas

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.

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URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://jobs.barrick.com/jobs/technician-geotechnical-8527

Closing Date : 30th January , 2022.

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