Mine Geologist at Lubambe Copper Mine
Lubambe Copper Mine
Lusaka, Zambia
5d ago
source : Jobs in Zambia

Lubambe Copper Mine is located within the Greater Konkola Area of the Zambian Copperbelt and consists of a large scale mining license covering an area of approximately 240 square kilometres.

The mine is a modern, world class facility with fully mechanized underground operations.

Lubambe Copper Mine is owned by EMR Capital of Australia (80%) and ZCCM Investments Holdings (20%).

The Mine is currently in a ramp up stage and will ultimately produce 45, 000 tonnes of contained copper and will employ approximately 1,500 people.

The Plant infrastructure consists of a Concentrator plant, a laboratory and underground infrastructure. The Concentrator incorporates crushing, milling, flotation and filtration.

The design capacity is 2.5 MTPA of ore at an average mill grade of 2.3% copper, yielding 45,000 tonnes of contained copper in concentrate to be sold to smelters in Zambia.

Lubambe Copper Mine seeks to employ experienced and qualified individuals in the following position :

MINE GEOLOGIST (X1)

This Position reports to the Senior Mine Geologist

CORE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Mine Geologist will carry out mining / production geology related functions at Lubambe Copper Mine as outlined in the Key performance areas below.

Key Performance Areas / Indicators (KPA / Is) :

1. Supervision

  • The mine geologist will assist the Senior Mine Geologist in the supervision and management of structural and lithological mapping including development face / muck sampling.
  • 2. Production

  • The mine geologist shall be responsible for;
  • Championing safety and ensure safety of the crew
  • implementation and adherence to safe, best and procedural sampling practices.
  • Ensure correct sampling of face, muck and grab sampling of all producing stopes.
  • Sample dispatch and assay result follow-ups
  • Sample result analysis and reconciliation to mill feed grade
  • Daily and weekly grade variance & performance reporting-highlighting remedial actions to improve grade.
  • Sampling crew management, this includes daily group task assignment and follow-ups, cost control on geological sampling consumables.
  • Conduct detailed underground geological mapping
  • Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree or Qualification in Geology obtained from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience preferably underground mining geology
  • A knowledge of 3D geological / mine planning software preferably Datamine.
  • A good knowledge in the use of Microsoft software packages like Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Working with minimum supervision.
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