Geophysical Engineer/Technician

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • Dependent on experience and qualifications ZMK / Month
  • August 31, 2024

Wireline Pty Ltd

Wireline Pty Ltd is a South African company with 45 years of history and experience in borehole

Geophysics for the mining, hydrological and geotechnical engineering industry. The company operates throughout Africa, mostly Southern Africa where we have offices in Mozambique, Zambia and head office in South Africa.

The company collects geophysical data from drill holes which can used in models by geologists for mineral exploration and mining, engineers for dams, tunnels or mine design and hydrologists in groundwater studies.


VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT: Geophysical engineer/ technician

Wireline Pty Ltd seeks to recruit highly motivated and committed employees for the position of Geophysical engineer/ technician in a growing team. We are looking for individuals who are willing to learn, are honest, have a culture of safety and responsibility.

As this is a specialized industry, the successful candidate will go through rigorous on-site/field/classroom training.

Requires good mathematical abilities; core logging experience is advantageous but not essential.

Reporting to: Managing Engineer or Wireline supervisor

Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct geophysical data acquisition operations to client specifications.
  • Maintain and calibrate all equipment to industry standard.
  • Vehicle and geophysical equipment maintenance
  • Conduct daily checks in compliance with mine SHE requirements
  • Compile and submit accurate monthly reports
  • Actively promote, monitor, and participate in safe working practices.
  • Identify risks in the work area and use of correct controls.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have Full Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Certificate/ Diploma in Mining, Engineering, Geology or similar sciences
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a mining environment
  • Good Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must have Zambian Drivers License

What We Can Offer You:

  • Opportunities to grow and learn within the mining industry
  • Access to further your career
  • Opportunities to travel throughout Africa

Work Hours: Rotational work (for example; work for 4 weeks and then 10 days off)

Experience: Must be willing to work with there hands, maintenance work, in pit work and conduct remote work.

Remuneration: Dependent on level of qualification and experience

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