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Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Exploration Geologist Jobs, Geo Drilling Jobs, Geologist Jobs, Mapping Jobs, Modelling and Software Jobs
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
Benefits Package
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Job Description

(Position is based in the town of Fungurume)
Under general supervision, complete logging of drill samples, conduct geologic mapping and complete resource block models. Provide technical expertise, guidance and leadership in geological exploration and resource modeling.
Essential Functions
1.         Perform logging of core and reverse circulation drill cuttings and peer review evaluation of Geologist I and II logging quality.
2.         Supervise and direct drilling, road construction and drill sample preparation contractors.
3.         Integrate and interpret all geological data (e.g., rock type, alteration, structure), assay, and mineralogical data into geologic maps and internally consistent cross sections and level plans.
4.         Supervise a team of Geologists in the completion of computerized resource block models that meet corporate modeling standards. Provide coaching and mentoring to Geologist I and II to develop their skills.
5.         Prepare and update drill hole database, maps of deposits and other exploration records.
6.         Work with Metallurgists in providing samples for processing testing and evaluation and in the development of ore types.
7.         Perform surface and underground geologic mapping.
8.         Assist in the formulation of short-range plans and budget preparation for geological exploration and evaluation at assigned site.
9.         Provide guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations.  Maintain current working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local regulations.
10.       Perform other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or related scientific discipline and five (5) years experience in geology or related scientific field, OR
  • Master's degree in Geology and three (3) years experience in geology or related scientific field.
  • Position involves work to be predominantly executed in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Resources can be limited, so the candidate must be a self-starter, have good personal organization skills for managing activities across multiple sites and in challenging circumstances
  • Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Copper Overseas Service Company ("COSCO") promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable Company Standards
COSCO has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who receive Safety Training; or
  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their COSCO job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel)
Benefits: Begin first day of employment
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
COSCO is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

Nearest Major City

Congo, the Democratic Republic of


Senior Geologist – TFM

Primary Location

Congo, The Democratic Republic ofTenke FungurumeFungurume

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