17 Nov 2021

Project Geologist at North Mara Gold Mine Limited

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Job Description

Reporting to: Senior Project Geologist.

Work Schedule: Rotation Status (6 Weeks on 3 Weeks off)

Contract Duration: Permanent.


Ensure the efficient planning and coordination of all geological activities to meet operational targets
Participate-in and provide a strong contribution to the site safety and environment culture.
Ensure the works are performed in accordance with approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), supervising and coaching of graduate geologists.
Engage in MRM technical training program for Junior/Graduate Geologists to ensure for full geological understanding of ore bodies
Supervise drilling programs and field logistics to ensure drilling compliance is tracked against budget
Ensures best practice in drilling, sampling and assay quality control and quality assurance and develops procedures
Providing geological support to the operation while assisting with effective supervision of junior staff within MRM to help maximize resource definition, geological understanding and profitable ore extraction
Lead, develop, motivate, and encourage direct reports, peers, and other personnel to successfully achieve individual, departmental and company objectives.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
Liaise with the site geologists to prepare and interpret the geology on geological sections to derive a geological model for deposits
Produce high quality geological models using Seequent’s Leapfrog Geo geological modelling software
Ensure geological modelling methodologies are undertaken in accordance with standards and procedures
Undertake data validation and QAQC on modelling-related data. Ensure QA compliance of samples, follow-up QC issues and sources of errors, identify mistakes and rectify
Close working relationship with Exploration to ensure that the geologic modelling agrees with operational geology data
Prepare routine reports as required
Manage budgets for drill programs
Creation of additional targets into the pipeline
To the best of your knowledge and abilities, perform the duties assigned to you

Bachelors of Science degree in Geology or related field required

Five to seven years of post-graduate experience with at least 3 years in mineral exploration and mine geology, ore control or resource modelling or project geologist roles.
Experience with Vulcan, Leapfrog, Micromine or other mining software
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Ability to demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work within a team environment and excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to take initiative on projects and work independently
High level of organization and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required
Demonstrated people leadership + management skills and training.
Familiarity with and commitment to, OH&S and Environmental Management best practice.
Database Software package.
A valid Driver’s License. Have good work ethic and be goal oriented.
Ability to work under pressure.
Current light vehicle driver’s licence.
Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office software.ie Power point
Familiarity with and commitment to HSE best practice.

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Method of Application

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to: [email protected]

If you are not contacted by Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking. Please forward applications before 29th November, 2021.

BEWARE OF CONMEN! NMGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Compliance Hotline, by calling +1-877-246-5399 or through www.barrickgold.ethispoint.com

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