15 Nov 2023

Full Time Shift Geologist at B2GOLD

B2GOLD NAMIBIA – Posted by o4na@ Otjiwarongo

Job Description

Shift Geologist (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Listing reference: b2gld_000160
Listing status: Online
Apply by: 26 November 2023
Position summary
Industry: Mining & Quarrying
Job category: Geology
Location: Otjiwarongo
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Remuneration: N/a
EE position: No
The Shift Geologist is responsible for supervising geological mining activities during shifts.
Job description


Geological mining functions
  • Optimise the extraction of mineralised zones and minimise dilution.
  • Manage and coordinate ore control activities [e.g. spotting ore types and tracking ore stockpile quantities].
  • Conduct geological mapping during shifts, e.g. pit and/or underground maps.
  • Spot, report and collect grab samples of suspected ore material not identified by the grade control system.
  • Prepare and submit sample submission sheets to the assay laboratory during the back shifts.
  • Conduct underground geological inspections and give feedback reports to the Senior Production Geologist or other Mining officials.
  • Supervise the ore re-handling and the implementation of the crusher-feed blend at the Run of Mine (ROM) Pad.
  • Prepare daily mining activity reports for submission to management.
  • Prepare daily material movement tally or summary report (WENCO SYSTEM) for submission to management and Database Geologist.
  • Monitor and report progress on the drilling of Blast Movement Monitoring (BMM) holes in ore blocks.
  • Installation and picking of blast movement monitors.
  • Respond and review pit-wall monitoring radar.
Staff Management
  • Review the performance of Staff, provide feedback and guide rectifying behaviour as necessary.
  • Assist each staff member in compiling a Personal Development Plan [PDP] and ensure on-the-job coaching or other appropriate training interventions.
  • Ensure ongoing and effective communication with staff.
Safety, Health and Environment
  • Ensure compliance with all B2Gold Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Comply with the Namibian Mining Act (Labour Act, Ordinance, Minerals Act, and Explosives Act) and Regulation clauses applicable to the work area.
  •  Actively participate in safety and/or toolbox meetings and conduct a monthly safety inspection of the work area based on the schedule set by Management.

How to Apply

  Closing date: November 26, 2023  


Job Categories: Engineering Jobs. Job Types: Full Time.


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