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.
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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