Graduate Mapping Geologist


Graduate Mapping Geologist

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Coordinator – Geology

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for a suitably qualified individual to be considered for the position of Graduate Mapping Geologist.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Coordinator – Geology, you will be responsible for establishing a continuous mapping program that collects structural and geological information from all available resources.


  • Structural and Geological Mapping, inclusive of pit areas.
  • Determination of the structural and geological controls on mineralisation.
  • Facilitate digital and manual geological and geotechnical data collection techniques for use in structural geology and geotechnical analysis.
  • Delivery of validated triangulation data (e.g. meshes, wireframes) of geological and geotechnical elements.
  • Integration of the structural dataset into a more combined geological/structural/geotechnical user friendly dataset.
  • 3D geological modelling and maintenance of current geological and structural models.
  • Specific Project Work as directed by the Section Coordinators.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • BSc Geology Degree (or related studies)
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to learn

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: A Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks

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