Senior Geologist: Production at SWAKOP URANIUM

Posted by | May 10, 2023 | Engineering Jobs

Reference Number: 305


To co-ordinate the production geological function in order to ensure the provision of an effective geological service to meet Swakop Uranium’s (SU) production requirement and objectives.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Identify and interpret the impact of new geological information, production results and known factors on the management of available resource.
  • Map all open pit exposures and developments to establish the geological character of the ore reserve through the compilation of plans and sections.
  • Maintain up-to-date maps of the surrounding Geology, including all exposure and
  • geological features identified.
  • Oversee sampling programs required to establish ore and geological characteristics.
  • Monitor dilution and minimize the adverse effects of dilution on grade.
  • Manage stockpile movements to ensure that control over resources is maintained.
  • Update geological databases and models spatial relationships of discrete intrusions and waste inclusions.
  • Operate the necessary software and hardware systems to enable effective geological data control, storage and manipulation.



Requirements and experience:

  • BSc. Honours Degree in Geology or similar qualification in Geology.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Geologist with exposure to mine production and GIS systems of which 2 years should be on a supervisory level.
  • Experience in geological modelling resource.
  • Experience in interpreting geological information, production results.
  • Proven experience in using various modelling software such as Data mine, GIS.
  • Experience in open pit mining is preferable.
  • Valid Code B or BE/ CE Driver’s License.

Closing date: May 22, 2023


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