Grade Control Sampler at B2GOLD NAMIBIA

Posted by | February 18, 2023 | Administration Jobs

Position summary
Industry: Mining & Quarrying
Job category: Geology
Location: Otjiwarongo
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Remuneration: N/A
EE position: No
The purpose of this position is to supervise the collection of the grade control samples at the Reverse Circulation (RC) drill rig, split and sample diamond drill core and to ensure the chain of custody until delivery at the assay laboratory for analysis.
Job description


  • Supervise the effectiveness of the overall sampling process
  • Ensure that diamond drill core is split and sampled as directed by the responsible grade control official
  • Ensure proper handover/takeover of shifts by providing accurate and complete information on the previous shift
  • Ensure that all sampling equipment is available and in good working order at the beginning of the shift
  • Identify holes to be sampled before drilling commences
  • Ensure the drilling area is barricaded to ensure that there is no external interference or unauthorised entry into the working area
  • Ensure that the drilling site is prepared and cleaned before the equipment moves into the area
  • Ensure that the sample is collected at the correct depth
  • Ensure that the samples are stored in an orderly and sequential manner
Health, Safety and Environment
  • Ensure compliance to all B2Gold Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Actively participate in safety and/or toolbox meetings
  • Complete site and area specific inductions
  • Maintain a safe working environment, and keep the assigned work area clean and tidy
  • Develop and implement good housekeeping principles and practices
  • Complete Core Safety training modules which include but are not limited to: HIRA, JSA, Pre-Task Risk Assessments etc.


Minimum requirements


  • Minimum Grade 12 (NQF Level 4)
  • Minimum 1-year relevant experience
  • Valid Code B driver’s license

Closing date: March 3, 2022


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