Work From Home Johannesburg Data Capture – Geologist

Website Gold Fields

Job Description:

The Geologist is accountable for developing and maintaining geological models for all potential economic ore bodies as a core component of the operational technical business planning environment to leverage optimal life of mine scenario planning.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Logging of boreholes directly into the digital data capturing system
  • Manage an underground section and ensure that all Geological processes and regulations are adhered to
  • Actively participate in drilling program management to enable optimal exploration, development and extraction of the Ore Body
  • Conduct underground digital mapping and processing of geological features, sedimentology and structures and translate this into geological models
  • Participate in and lead assigned sectional and departmental safety, health and environmental campaigns
  • Conduct monthly grade evaluations
  • Participate in and contribute toward tactical operational planning and decision-making during production planning meetings by providing inputs, expertise and recommendations based on geological skills and knowledge

Job Requirements:

  • Relevant structural geology and sedimentology knowledge
  • Sound interpersonal, collaboration and good communication and writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of 3D geological modelling and grade estimation
  • Application of basic geostatistical techniques to mine geology data
  • Proven diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to achieve tight deadlines
  • Sound appreciation of technology interfaces and capabilities/opportunities within the mineral resources’ environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • Have at least one year postgraduate practical mining geology experience
  • Must have proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or be fully vaccinated by the date of the commencement of employment
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk-based medical examination at the Gold Fields Occupational Health Centre and pass a
  • Heat Tolerance Screening test, and such other tests as may be required to assess the applicant’s suitability for employment.
  • BSc Honours Geology or equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution

Job Details:

Company: Gold Fields

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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