Geologist x1 (Iron Ore Experience)

  • Full Time
  • Maamba, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

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Maamba Collieries Limited

The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to manage and oversee the geological aspects of drilling operations for iron ore explorations. You will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, geologists, and mining professionals to ensure efficient and effective drilling activities in accordance with project objectives and safety standards

A) Key Responsibilities:

1) Geological Planning:

  • Plan and coordinate drilling programs based on geological data, exploration targets, and project requirements.

2) Drilling Operations Management:

  • Supervise drilling activities to ensure adherence to drilling plans, safety protocols, and environmental regulations.
  • Monitor drilling progress, sample quality.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and provide solutions to optimize drilling efficiency and minimize downtime.

3) Data Collection and Reporting:

  • Collect, organize, and manage geological data, including core samples, drill logs, and assay results.
  • Collaborate with geologist’s team & field engineers.

4) Geological Mapping and Modeling:

  • Conduct geological mapping and fieldwork to characterize geological formations, lithology, and structural geology.

5) Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC):

  • Implement QA/QC procedures to ensure accuracy and reliability of geological data collected during drilling operations and compliance with SAMREC / industry standards.

B) Qualifications and Skills:

1) Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Geology.

2)  8 to 10 Years of Proven experience in geological drilling exploration, preferably in iron ore (MAGNETITE).

3) Proficiency in software such as GIS, CAD, and modeling tools.

4)  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.

5) Excellent communication and teamwork abilities to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders.

6) Knowledge of safety regulations, environmental practices, and industry best practices in mineral exploration.


  • Good analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Team work

If you think you meet the above qualifications and experience, kindly apply to the undersigned, enclosing your detailed CV, copies of your certificates and citing 3 traceable references, not later than Friday, 3rd May, 2024

The Human Resource & Administration Manager

Maamba Collieries Limited

Maamba Mine

P O BOX 99


Email:  [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MCL is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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