Resource 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 :


This Position reports to the Superintendent Geology


The Resource geologist will carry out resource geology related functions at Lubambe Copper Mine as outlined in the Key performance areas below.

Key Performance Areas / Indicators (KPA / Is) :

1. Supervision

  • The resource geologist will assist the Superintendent-Geology in management and updates of LOM model updates and short-term geological planning.
  • 2. Production

  • The resource geologist shall be responsible for;
  • Implementation of standard and best pre-estimation procedures and checks.
  • Acquire database entry validation and exports.
  • Generation and update of pseudo holes using datamine StudioRM
  • Diligently run LOM wireframe and geological model updates for both long-term and short-term.
  • Data influx dependent grade control wireframe and model updates leading to grade estimates for 3-month planning purposes and forecast.
  • Data provenance and QA / QC.
  • Documenting LOM model updates and reporting
  • Monthly and quarterly LOM vs grade control model reconciliation, analysis and reporting.
  • Provision of short-term and long-term resource / grade control model grades to mine planning
  • Pre-development economic evaluation, analysis and provision of economic cut lines
  • Weekly and monthly stope reconciliation and reporting
  • Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree or Qualification in Geology obtained from a recognised institution.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience preferably under Senior role under resource geology.
  • Very sound knowledge of 3D geological modelling, estimation and evaluation.
  • Should be very proficient and efficient in Datamine StudioRM and Acquire.
  • Good working knowledge of Acquire geological database a must.
  • A good knowledge in the use of Microsoft software packages excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Working with very minimal supervision.
  • Should be of a very sober character.
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