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Database & GIS Specialist

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Geologist Jobs, Geoscientist Jobs, GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Jobs, Mine Geologist Jobs, Modelling and Software Jobs, Project Geologist Jobs, Resource Geologist Jobs
West Africa
West Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
"Competitive Salary Offered"
AER International
Job Ref:

Our client, an established gold producer in West Africa, is looking for a Database & GIS Specialist to join them on a FIFO basis. The successful candidate will ensure the effective collection, storage and reporting of a range of data types from the Technical Services Departments. They will also be responsible for ensuring the continuous improvement of geology, mine planning, processing and SHEQ data capture systems, and for standardising methodologies and reporting practices where possible.

Key responsibilities:

• manage the two main branches of data handling, Geology and Mining, ensuring data validation on entry
• create and update tables in MS SQL
• monitor and improve established QAQC procedures reporting to mining and geology manager
• check figures to ensure outliers are spotted prior to data storage and problems with data collection or analysis are acted upon appropriately
• provide support to data entry clerks and promote transformational leadership and on the job development
• convert data into visual displays of information according to the requirements of departmental managers
• produce accurate terrain and surface models to aid drill campaign planning
• monitor and produce 3D imagery of stockpiles for external and internal audit
• produce .dxf, .shp .dat file outputs for export to contractors and different departments
• generate graphs and charts relating to any data or correlations of data to display trends over time

Minimum Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geology, Engineering or related discipline
• Total fluency in English
• Knowledge of Standard Query Language for data programming
• Strong understanding of GIS software and ability to pick up on site package quickly (Micromine)
• Experienced with drone flight, survey tools and Pix4D software
• Fully proficient in MS software and have 2 - 5 years’ experience developing databases
• At least 2 years’ experience in mining / geology
• Experience with database set ups using MS Access, SQL or similar
• 2 – 5 years in GIS software and open source datasets
• Experience on drill planning, mining and production data storage
• Be able function independently as the only database administrator on site
• Hold a valid driver’s licence

This is a FIFO position on an 6:2 rotation.

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