Geologist (Exploration / Hard Rock Mining / Mandarin / Copper-Lead-Zinc) – Central Africa

Reference number: NRV

Job Description:

Our client is looking for exploration Geologists with experience in Hard Rock mining and in Greenfield exploration for Cu, Pb and Zn to do Regional exploration in Central Africa.
  • Greenfield exploration for Cu, Pb and Zn
  • Exploration project valuation and management, including conceptual target generation
  • GIS management and geological mapping
  • Management of geophysical, geochemical and drilling program
  • Manage development of drilling programs, formulation of short-range plans and budget preparation for geological exploration and evaluation;
  • Supervise and direct drilling, road construction and drill sample preparation contractors
  • Database and QAQC management on all aspect of the exploration process and data generation, entry and interpretation
  • Complete logging of drill samples, conduct geologic mapping, provide technical expertise, guidance and leadership in geological exploration
  • Prepare and update drill hole database, maps of deposits and other exploration records
  • Resource definition, estimation and modelling.
  • Produce and validate resource block models and other parameters as required
  • Review data integrity and quality during drilling phase
  • Manage all information related to the resource, ensuring assays, composites, densities, and related information are accurate and validated
  • Monitor regulatory compliance with respect to mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Geology
  • Must be Chinese or Mandarin Speaking 
  • Minimum of 4 to 6 years’ exploration experience in the field
  • Reporting language: either French or English
  • Field experience with hard rock mining, data collection, mineral characterization and core logging
  • Strong software skills in geological modelling software, databases (including GIS) and MS Office;
  • Detail-oriented and able to follow and maintain accurate, detailed documentation and policies
  • Strong ability to manage 3rd party exploration consultants
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Competitive USD Market Related Salary
  • 9/3 rotation
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Kind Regards, 
Nico-Rikus Viljoen | CA Mining
Recruitment Resourcer
Tel: +27216599200 | Email:

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