Senior Mining Geologist in Waterfall, South Africa

at Golder Associates
Location Waterfall, South Africa
Date Posted January 22, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Mining Geologist
- (19000161)

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Mining Geologist to join our Mining Engineering Stability Team on a full time basis based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Senior Mining Geologist will oversee projects relating to Mine Engineering and Stability. The position is part of the Mining group and will focus on business development, technical delivery and providing leadership to more junior members of the team

Key duties and responsibilities include:
Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder Mining team to implement the business growth strategy;
Develop and maintain relationships with a broad client base;
Conduct site based geological fieldwork;

Auditing, technical reviews and due diligence;
Geological modelling;
Mining geology, grade control, reconciliation and sampling studies;
Resource/Reserve estimation;
Technical report writing;
Project Management
Establish linkages with other business units to support and enhance service delivery
Achieve and maintain a chargeability to be agreed with your line manager and reviewed annually or as determined by specific business need.

Learn and provide leadership in applying Golder's Code of Conduct and Health & Safety Programs in all aspect of consulting and project planning, management and execution
Work collaboratively with the technical disciplines to troubleshoot, resolve project-related issues and liaise with the client as needed;
Encourage and actively promote cross-selling of Golder services;
Project and client based travel, working away both in the UK and overseas, the frequency and duration of this will depend on business and client need;
Demonstrate health and safety leadership, promoting a safe working environment and an interdependent health and safety culture. Set a positive example to others through identifying and eliminating workplace safety hazards and acting in the spirit of our health and safety policy and procedures at all times;
Act as a visible role model of Golder’s culture, demonstrating values and behaviors consistent with our Code of Conduct and Values; and
Consistently demonstrate and visibly lead a strong commitment to Golder’s Equality Policy.

This job description describes the principal purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature of the main duties as they currently exist but it is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule of tasks. The post holder is expected to work flexibly and respond positively to changing business needs.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:
Degree qualified within geology, or a related field
Registered Chartered/Professional or Member of a related professional body
Proven mining, resource and consultancy experience
Good knowledge of both underground and open pit mining
Ability to deliver well written, competent technical reports
High level communication and presentation skills
High level project management experience
Fluent in English with fluency in other languages (e.g. Afrikaans, Portuguese and French) an asset

Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Option to purchase shares in Golder
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Primary Location ZA-GT-WATERFALL
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Job Posting Jan 22, 2019, 9:38:13 AM

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