Chief Underground Geologist (Mine Geologist / Production / Base Metals) – Botswana

Location: Maun, Botswana, Botswana
Date Posted: 19-02-2018
Reference Number: JAM
Job Description:
An international mining company is looking for a Chief Geologist for their operation in Botswana. The successful incumbent will lead the Geology Team to support the Mining Operations and Technical Mining Teams  
  • Develop efficient method for grade control drilling and modelling of the orebody to ensure delivery of information to Mining teams
  • Develop and design underground diamond drilling programs for the various geological disciplines
  • Establish and implement systems, processes and procedures to ensure quality management
  • Ensure monitoring and control systems are in place for effective management of ore and waste streams
  • Manage the day to day function of the Geology department
  • Ensure efficient mine mapping and capturing of mine data through geological and mine design software
  • Ensure staff are trained, competent and provided with growth opportunities
  • Manage departmental costs in line with approved budgets
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • BSC Hons in Geology
  • 10 years’ plus experience as a geologist, 7 of which must be in underground hard rock mechanized mining environment
  • Qualified QP sign off is essential
  • Professional registration with an internationally recognised Geological Body
  • Preferred experience working in Africa
  • Strong experience in structural geology, mine operational geology, geological database and orebody modeling and geology department management
  • Experience with various geological software programs for the project and mine
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to James Midlane at
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James Midlane  
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining

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