Abosso Gold Fields Limited Jobs: Senior Geologist - Jobs in Ghana

Abosso Gold Fields Limited Jobs: Senior Geologist

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19 Jun, 2011

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Mining Jobs in Ghana

Abosso Gold Fields Limited – Damang Gold Mine, a subsidiary of Gold Fields International is a world-class operation, consisting of 25 Mtpa open pit-mining operations and a 5.2 Mtpa CIL Metallurgical Plant. The mine is located in a tropical climate in the Western Region of Ghana

Job Description

Purpose of the position:
The Mineral Resources Department, Operations Section of Tarkwa Gold Mine is seeking to employ a suitably experienced and qualified Senior Geologist to oversee in-pit grade control. The position reports to the Pit Section Geologist.

  • Ensures that the Mineral Resource crew adheres to Departmental and Mine safety procedures
  • Supervises the in-pit grade control activities which include ore mark-ups, selective mining and communication of material types to Rom Pad Controller and Dispatch
  • Liaises with Mining Dept. personnel to plan in-pit construction activities so as to minimize ore loss and dilution
  • In-pit sedimentary and structural mapping
  • Assists the Section Geologist to plan daily digging schedules
  • Training Geologists and Geotechnicians to achieve optimum grade


Required Skills or Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science (Hons) or Diploma in Geological Engineering/Geology
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills
  • A minimum of three years working experience in open pit grade control
  • Previous experience on palaeplacer gold deposits
  • A valid Ghanaian driver’s license

It would be advantageous if appointee has experience in: Competence in the use of Surpac software for grade control purposes

How To Apply


Telephonic enquiries: Sampson Owusu, Tel: 024-4387903 / 054-4340335 – 9 Ext: 4202

Interested parties should submit their Curriculum Vitae to:

Emmanuel Awuah – Acting HR Superintendent
Tarkwa Gold Mine
P. O. Box 26
Tarkwa, Ghana
Or by e-mail: [email protected]

Company details can be found at: https://wmail.goldfields.com.gh/owa

Note: “Gold Fields will only respond to applications that meet the necessary qualifications stipulated”

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.

Safety first – Do not accept second best – Ahwe Yie


closing 30th June, 2011

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