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Mine Geologist (X1)

Lubambe Copper Mine is located within the Greater Konkola Area of the Zambian Copperbelt and consists of a large – scale mining license covering an area of approximately 240 square kilometres. The mine is a modern, world class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. Lubambe Copper Mine is owned by EMR Capital of Australia (80%) and ZCCM – Investments Holdings (20%). The Mine is currently in a ramp up stage and will ultimately produce 45, 000 tonnes of contained copper and will employ approximately 1,500 people. The Plant infrastructure consists of a Concentrator plant, a laboratory and underground infrastructure. The Concentrator incorporates crushing, milling, flotation and filtration. The design capacity is 2.5 MTPA of ore at an average mill grade of 2.3% copper, yielding 45,000 tonnes of contained copper in concentrate to be sold to smelters in Zambia. Lubambe Copper Mine seeks to employ experienced and qualified individuals in the following position:

This Position reports to the Senior Mine Geologist

Core Purpose of The Position

  • The Mine Geologist will carry out mining/production geology related functions at Lubambe Copper Mine as outlined in the Key performance areas below.

Key Performance Areas/Indicators (KPA/Is):

1. Supervision

  • The mine geologist will assist the Senior Mine Geologist in the supervision and management of structural and lithological mapping including development face/muck sampling.

2. Production

The mine geologist shall be responsible for:

  • Championing safety and ensure safety of the crew
  • implementation and adherence to safe, best and procedural sampling practices.
  • Ensure correct sampling of face, muck and grab sampling of all producing stopes.
  • Sample dispatch and assay result follow-ups
  • Sample result analysis and reconciliation to mill feed grade
  • Daily and weekly grade variance & performance reporting-highlighting remedial actions to improve grade.
  • Sampling crew management, this includes daily group task assignment and follow-ups, cost control on geological sampling consumables.
  • Conduct detailed underground geological mapping

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree or Qualification in Geology obtained from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience preferably underground mining geology
  • A knowledge of 3D geological/mine planning software preferably Datamine.
  • A good knowledge in the use of Microsoft software packages like Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Working with minimum supervision.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae in MS word format to the email:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
21 Jan 15:00
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