Lubambe Copper Mines
Posted Job
9 months ago

Project 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 Superintendent – Geology

Core Purpose of The Position

The project geologist will carry out geological resource definition and management related functions at Lubambe Copper Mine as outlined in the Key performance areas below.

Key Performance Areas/Indicators (KPA/Is):

1. Supervision

  • The project geologist will assist the Superintendent-Geology in the supervision and management of resource definition , infill and/or underground delineation drilling including design and implementation of diamond drilling campaigns and schedules.

2. Production

The project geologist shall be responsible for:

  • Safety of diamond drilling crew and champion implementation and adherence to safe drilling and best practices.
  • Diamond core logging, core recovery, mineralogical and structural logging.
  • Core sampling and dispatch
  • Implementation and analysis of QA/QC
  • Daily and weekly drilling & performance reporting
  • Management of geological consumables
  • Rig management, this includes layout generation, issuance and drilling cost control and management.
  • Acquire geological database management and validation
  • Consolidate, validate and generate slot design wireframe
  • Any other adhoc duties as per request from your supervisor

Academic Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Degree or Qualification in Geology obtained from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience preferably exploration/core logging
  • A knowledge of 3D geological/mine planning software preferably Datamine (a Must )
  • Good working knowledge of Acquire geological database – a must.
  • A good knowledge in the use of Microsoft software packages like Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Working with minimum supervision.
  • Should be of a sober character.

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
Email applications to

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