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Reporting to the Mine Manager, the Chief Geologist will be responsible for the running of the Geology Department

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Geologist Jobs, Geoscientist Jobs, Mine Geologist Jobs
West Africa
West Africa All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term, Expat
Salary Description:
Market Related Salary
CA Mining
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Reporting to the Mine Manager, the Chief Geologist will be responsible for the running of the Geology Department.


  • Ensure quality of blast hole grade control sampling
  • Ensure quality of field grade control
  • Manage the Grade Control model
  • Prepare daily dig plans
  • Reconcile daily truck counts with process plant crushing talleys
  • Calculate month end volumes and reconcile with plant and truck count
  • Month end reporting
  • Train and develop subordinates
  • Oversee and sign off the annual resource modeling process for public disclosure
  • Must ensure that proper procedures and documentation is implemented for the recording of ore mined and cross checking at destination
  • Supervision of mine exploration,  including geochemical and geophysical surveys, and drilling programs as and when required
  • Responsible for the preparation of operating and capital budgets
  • Interpret ore resource data across the Group and give management a perspective on the Group’s resource position
  • Liaise with geologists and exploration geologists in other Divisions to access and interpret data and give some advice on future direction with regard to resources and reserves

 Requirements: Qualification and Skill

·                     Have extensive experience in database creation and management

·                     Have practical experience in field grade control management

·                     Well entrenched safety and quality principles

·                     Degree qualified

·                     Minimum10 years appropriate experience

·                     Good working knowledge of software

·                     Be diligent and thorough in their approach

·                     Work well in a team environment

·                     Possess good communication skills

·                     Be self-motivated


Benefits and Contractual information:

·         FIFO

·         US$ Package

 If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Vivienne Gower at

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 Vivienne Gower

CA Mining

 CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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