Anglo-American Is Hiring: Senior Geologist – Operational Support – Johannesburg, South Africa

Closing Date:24 February 2023

Job Description:

As a Senior Geologist – Operational Support, you will provide services as required and your responsibilities will include:

Operational support to optimise the short to medium term processes i.e., solids modelling, estimation, demarcations and reconciliation.

Standardising of short to medium term processes through researching and benchmarking best practice.
Liaise with production geologists at mining operations to address process shortcomings.
Ensure site personnel within the teams have the knowledge and skills to perform their roles in terms of solids modelling and reconciliations.

Implementation of software and processes to support VBOC initiatives.

Liaise with long term modelling and estimation to ensure alignment.

Development of quality checks within existing systems to ensure quality inputs into resource modelling and estimation.Support operational teams in integration with short term technical disciplines to ensure quality inputs and alignment.Directly liaise with production geologists at the mining operations, other geological disciplines at corporate office and other technical services disciplines at corporate office.

Interaction with External Service Providers contracted by Kumba Geosciences to assist with the implementation of software solutions
This role is in the Geosciences, Mining Geology Department on a Band 6 reporting to the Principal, Mining Geology.


BSc (Hons) Geology as a minimum requirement.
A post graduate qualification in Geostatistics is preferred


Minimum of 5-10 years’ geological experience preferably within mining geology

Experience in open-pit mining reconciliation – preferredA thorough background in solids modelling within Leapfrog, Surpac and Datamine modelling software – preferred.A fundamental knowledge of resource estimation and scripting – preferred.

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