Geology Manager - Underground Mining (Northern Cape)
Adogreen Recruitment
Northern Cape , ZA
34d ago

Job Description

  • Managing day-to-day operations within the geology departments and providing leadership and direction to the geology and exploration teams.
  • Overseeing existing geological and geotechnical methods and processes, reviewing and actioning improvements where required

  • Successful management of the geological functions related to grade control, ore definition drilling, database management, resource estimation and continuous advancement.
  • Monitoring ore loss and dilution, and provide accurate geological information to ensure optimal utilization of the ore body
  • Ensure effective geological support given to the Mining and Metallurgical departments with timeous information required for the detailed ming planning, scheduling and ore characterization
  • Oversee grade control planning so as to ensure maximal ore recovery, reduce ore dilution, and increase the mine resource
  • Successfully mine ore lenses along cut and fill areas, including longhole open stopes
  • Reporting and resource calculations
  • Ensure compliance with environmental policies and company policies and procedures
  • Providing leadership and direction to the geology teams
  • Ensure all team members are fully trained and implement training and development if and when needed
  • Monitoring Health & Safety for the department, ensuring compliance with environmental policies and internal company policies and standards.
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Earth Sciences Degree
  • Minimum of 4 years Supervisory experience in Underground Geological Mining Operations
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience in the geology department in an operational position
  • Knowledge of cut and fill and long hole open stoping processes
  • Proficient in 3D Mining Software, Maxwell Logchief and MS Office
  • Needs to be physically fit and will be required to attain a Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Valid drivers licence
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