Title:  Assistant Mine Geologist

Closing Date:  27/10/2022


Orapa, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To provide an effective mineral resource grade control service to meet the operation’s production objectives through collection, validation, data capture and interpretation of geological and mining production data.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Recommends cost saving initiatives into budgets and controls expenditure within approved parameters.
  • Execute geological data collection for use in the planning process through
  • Compiles and consolidates geological and production data into databases, and uses the information to update production reports
  • Directs Ore to correct destinations. Ensures that stockpiles are properly prepared for stockpiling. Minimises ore loss to waste. (Report daily Stockpile status, Tracks material stockpiling and report Deviations)
  • Conducts Post blast muckpile analyses for every kimberlite loading area (dilution analyses)
  • Collects production data timeously and informs the Mining and Ore Processing departments accordingly
  • Compiles an accurate record of lithologies, tons, carats, estimated dilution and grade mined for the shift and reconcile with Dispatch and Survey data ensures that they meet the agreed standards
  • Communicates monitoring results to management for rectification and for information through routine and special reports and implements corrective action
  • Assists Mine Geologist in undertaking geological projects in order to increase mineral resource estimates confidence levels and dilution/ore loss risk mitigations by:
  • Implements self-development programmes through:
  • Attaining set objectives and coaching goals to ensure that set targets are met
  • Adheres to all Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility
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  • BSc in Geology


Minimum 2 year post qualification experience

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Geological Data Collection Effectiveness
  • Geological Data management Skills
  • Analytical Skills

Behavioral Competencies

  • Team worker
  • Communication Effectiveness
  • Ability to grasp new concepts
  • Commitment
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Permanent Contract