Goldfields Ghana: Senior Mining Geologist

Posted on :

26 Jan, 2011

Category :

Mining Jobs in Ghana

Goldfields Ghana currently has a vacancy for a Senior Mining Geologist.

Job description:

The Mineral Resources Department at Damang Gold Mine is seeking to employ an experienced, competent and self-motivated Senior Mine Geologist. Reporting directly to the Sectional Geologist, the incumbent shall be accountable and responsible for the achievement of targets set within the objectives of the department. He/she will ensure that budgetary constraints are adhered to by minimising wastage without jeopardising the quality of the Mine Geology service provided

  • Ensuring world class safety standards are maintained in the Geology department
  • Planning, scheduling and implementation of timely and effective grade control
  • Production tracking, reporting and stockpile management
  • Checking and ensuring that all ore mark-ups and rip lines are completed according to schedule
  • Ensuring mining activities conform to the current pit designs and report any required actions to the Chief Mine Geologist or Mine Engineering Department
  • Carrying out pit mapping in the various pits
  • Training and development of junior staff and geologists

Job details:

Reference VAC-1199
Employer Gold Fields Ghana
Sector Construction and Mining
Salary Negotiable
Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Locations Ghana – Central
Contract Type Full Time
Job Qualifications:
  • Have three to four years geological experience in large multiple open pit operation
  • Have sound technical understanding of hydrothermal and palaeoplacer gold ore systems and structural geology
  • Demonstrate a motivational leadership style with a strong commitment to the continued development of staff
  • Have a quality focus and high standards of work
  • Hold a BSc. Geology/Geological Engineering degree
  • Have strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Have a valid Ghanaian Professional Driving License
  • It will be advantageous if applicants have:
  1. Skills in Minesight Software

Interested parties should submit their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to: The Human Resource Officer, Damang Gold Mine or E-mail: J[email protected]

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