Posted on :
22 Sep, 2017
22 Sep, 2017
Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, a subsidiary of Golden Star Resources (GSR), with head office in Toronto, Canada, is a gold mining company situated at Akyempim in the Wassa East District of the Western Region.
A vacancy exists at the Underground Department for the position of: Senior Mine Geologist
Job Title: Senior Mine Geologist
Job Summary and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Geological Superintendent, the successful candidate shall be expected to add value in the areas of safety, teamwork, grade control, resource definition and extension, as well as promoting continuous improvement.
Key responsibilities include:
Act for the Geological Superintendent during periods of absence.
Ensure that Grade Control processes are effectively applied to mining operations.
Define the mineral resources sufficiently well to enable effective mining strategy and operating decisions.
Ensure proper drilling programme planning, data validation, QAQC and Sampling/Assay Protocols, as well as effective geological mapping
Ensure that all geological data is appropriately collected and safely stored as per best practice
Supervise, mentor and sustain a capable team.
Maintain a good understanding of daily operational issues
Demonstrate commitment to safety and risk management processes.
Preparation of monthly reports for management decision making
Enforce adherence to all statutory and company policies and provisions relating to mining operations.
Develop continuous improvement programmes using the company’s tools.
This position goes with a very competitive salary package with fringe benefits
Required Skills or Experience
A degree or diploma in Mine Geology or Geological Engineering from a recognized institution
At least 3 years of working experience in a leadership role in the mining environment with a practical understanding of technical, operating and
Excellent Knowledge in practical Geostatistics, Resource/Reserve Estimation and Reconciliation.
Proficiency in Geological Modelling and Grade Control software
Effective cost management and productivity improvement skills.
Should be a team player and have the ability to work under pressure
Must be able to lead and develop a competent team
Should be determined to undertake challenging assignments and implement improvement programmes.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must possess valid and clean Ghanaian Driving License
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit their applications with CVs, photocopies of certificates and other relevant documents, email
addresses, and phone numbers to [email protected] or the addresses below:
THE HR/ADMINISTRATION MANAGER GOLDEN STAR (WASSA) LIMITED P. M. B TARKWA
Note: Only short listed applicants shall be contacted.