Resource Geologist (Resource Estimation / Resource Modeling / Database Administration) – Sierra Leone

Location: Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone
Date Posted: 25-07-2018
Reference Number: JAM
Job Description:
Reports to directly to the Chief Geologist and will be responsible resource estimation, resource modeling, development planning and responsible for the administration of the geological database administration. This position will work closely with the Grade Control Geologist
  • Manage all information related to the resource, ensuring all related information is accurate and validated
  • Monitor regulatory compliance with respect to mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates
  • Review data integrity and quality during each drilling phase
  • Produce and validate block models and other parameters as required
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Exploration and Environment teams to coordinate all aspects of the geological resource and reserve processes
  • Recommend updates and changes to the resource modeling to improve quality and efficiency
  • Validate all data as received
  • Oversee and verify models built by junior geologists and consultants
  • Conduct extensive QA/QC monitoring to ensure data and interpretations are accurate
  • Supervise data entry clerks and pit controllers on database related issues
  • Work hand in hand with IT department to solve mining related application problems
  • Promote and develop skills of subordinates
  • Encourage effective communication between all team members
  • Ensure all activities are conducted safely in accordance with company standards
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology
  • 7 years’ experience in Operations or Exploration Geology, with minimum 5 years in resource modelling
  • Advanced knowledge of 3D modelling software programs such as SURPAC
  • Strong 3D interpretation and geostatistical modeling skills
  • Proven track record in mining operations and exploration
  • Experience working in developing countries, experience in West Africa advantageous
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • FIFO role with a roster of 9/3
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James Midlane  
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining

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