Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Geologist

Our Client - is a successful mineral commodity services company, providing services not only in surface preparation, but also mineral mine operation,  commissioning and management 

Job Description - The Geologist will be responsible for all aspects of mining geology governance across the operation. This includes identifying and sharing best practice, setting standards and monitoring compliance, participation in Operations, understand and be able to validate mine quality & production data. 

Tasks related to the duties and responsibilities:
  • Strategic 
  • Ensure compliance of geological activities  and standards to be in line with approved operational strategy 
  • Coordinate and align geological activities and processes 
  • Ensure accurate geological models for both current and any expansions 
  • Co-ordinate compilation of mineral reserve and resource statements for approval 
  • Assist in conducting mineral resource-, production and mining calculations and reporting
  • Assist with geophysical / geo-chemical and mineralogical duties 
  • Comprehensive reporting of technical and financial information regarding the mine
  • Planning (long, medium and short term) of geology function 
  • Compile and execute geology strategy 
  • Ensure optimum use of the resource 
  • Co-ordinating activities between geology and plant 
  • Technical alignment of geological functions (incl. data management) and ensuring best practices 
  • Statutory reporting and stakeholder relationship 
  • Identifying and managing geological risks 
  • Data Control
  • Conducting surveys and interpreting geological data in order to inform production
  • Collection, plotting and interpretation of geological information 
  • Develop, implement and manage systems to ensure updated geological data on a continuous basis 
  • Compliance
  • Adhere to OHS Act and comply with company specific SHEQ policies and procedures
  • Ensure all business operations adhere and comply with corporate governance, statutory, legal and other requirements 
  • Identify and manage geological risks by assessing liabilities, reporting and monitoring standards, as well as attending to rehabilitation / environmental problems 
  • Create awareness, address all unsafe practices and accept responsibility for area of responsibility 
  • Implement and maintain audit structure. 

Candidate Requirements - 
  • Qualifications required to fulfil these duties and responsibilities 
  • B Sc Hon degree in Geology or equivalent 
  • Experience across the mining value chain, including mine planning, mine production and processing.
  • Membership of the relevant Geological Society 
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in geology, mineralogy in a mineral sands environment 
  • Strong computer, literacy and numeracy skills 
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans 
  • Practical experience in evaluating systems, core, log correlation/evaluation, computer mapping/cross-sections with geological software packages 
  • Skills and/or Competencies required to fulfil these duties and responsibilities 
  • Resilience and energetic personality 
  • Initiative 
  • Ability to perform under pressure 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Organisational skills 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to clearly communicate messages, ideas and processes to others 

EarthStream is a specialist global recruiting business dedicated to the energy, resources & environment sectors that is uniquely positioned to understand the interplay and increasing convergence between these sectors. We specialize exclusively in the energy, resources and environment sectors with our capability in providing staff across a range of technical, engineering, scientific and commercial disciplines. The recruiters in each of our industry specific divisions understand the unique skills and requirements of each vertical sector and where to find the best people in that field. With operations in five continents we have the coverage and experience to service our clients and candidates anywhere in the world. Please quote reference when applying for this position.

Apply directly for this role by emailing sanmarie.barnard@earthstreamglobal.com. Alternatively, contact our office by telephone on +27 21 200 5568

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