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Senior Geology Technician (Ref 033)

05-Dec-2021

Mine Geology

Ghanzi, BOTSWANA

Reporting to the Mine Geologist, the position is responsible for providing administrative and technical services support to the mine Geology team.

Reporting to the Mine Geologist, the position is responsible for providing administrative and technical services support to the mine Geology team.

Key Performance Areas

  • Ensure that all samples are collected efficiently, accurately and within required timeframes
  • Provide regular tracking of all sampling processes – timely reporting                      
  • Ensure that sample dispatch preparation is adhered to, and samples are dispatched timeously and accurately.            
  • Ensure that sampling standards are monitored and maintained.                               
  • Ensure that all procedures are followed (drilling, sampling & dispatch).
  • Manage Field Technicians and assigning their daily work priorities.
  • Provide feedback to Geologists on consumable stock levels and request re-orders if required.
  • Effective communication within the Geology Department, Engineering, Processing and Contractors.
  • Maintain all department equipment, including vehicles, to a high standard. Report damage or malfunctions to your supervisor.
  • Maintain all department work areas, including storage areas to a high standard.
  • Complete routine inspections of department work areas and submit into company safety software.
  • Review and update of all relevant procedures as required.
  • Other duties as per operational requirements.
  • Adherence to Safety, Health and Environment standards & Procedures

Technical Competencies

  • Microsoft office proficiency.
  • Grade control drilling and sampling processes proficiency

Behaviours/Personal Attributes

  • Proactive.
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Decisive
  • Attention to detail.
  • Tenacious
  • Ability to perform in a production environment and work as part of a team.

Qualification & Experience

  • BGCSE or equivalent
  • An introductory course in Drilling Techniques, Sampling Methods
  • At least 3 years field work experience in a geological sampling environment
  • Valid Class ‘B’ Driver’s license.