Mine Geology Supervisor – Internal

Lumwana Mine

Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Mine Geology Supervisor to join the Mineral Resources Department.
Reporting to the Senior Geology Supervisor, 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 construction 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. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
– Ensure adherence to all statutory requirements and Company Safety, Health and Environmental standards and procedures.
– Lead sub-ordinates by setting the example and provide them with clear and correct instructions.
– Actively participate daily in the ore control activities i.e., attending meetings, ore block mark outs, dilution control and sample dispatch.
– Zero reports of noncompliance or delays to operations.
– To ensure all material mined is tracked and assigned to correct designation.
– To ensure the daily planned feed grade material is delivered to the process plant.
– Understand and communicate geology plan to mine supervisors to ensure ore is mined to maximise grade and minimise ore loss and dilution.
– Assist in provision of geological support to mining operations and process plant.
– Perform daily monitoring and inspection of active mining faces.
– Report on all geological changes on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis, highlight the impacts on mine plan.
– Development of the geological technician team in terms of skills and understanding of all geological activities.
– Correcting any procedure non-conformances through discussion with the shift supervisors.
– Mentor and provide training for Geological Technicians to improve their general knowledge of geology, and ore body styles and characteristics.
– 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.
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:
– Full Grade Twelve Certificate (12).
– Minimum 4 years’ experience in mining geology associated with large open cut mines.
– Be familiar with mining in large open cut mines and knowledge of their management principles and philosophies would be advantageous.
– Be physically fit and be able to pass pre-employment medical examinations.
– 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 language.
– 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.
– Basic knowledge of sample management and dispatch.
– Must be computer literate with exposure to with Microsoft Office programs.
– Must be a confident person and capable of resolving all work-related issues (contractor & junior staff)
– Hold a valid Zambian driver’s license.
Barrick – Lumwana employees that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs through http://jobs.barrick.com/.
Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.barrick.com.

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