Saturday, December 24, 2016



Acacia Mining seeks to employ a Geologist based at Bulyanhulu Mine. This role reports to the First Line Leader Geology and the role holder will be accountable to maintain a sound geology model for efficient extraction of the ore-body and predict delivered grade to the plant.

This is a permanent role, with the work roster being fourteen (14) days on and seven (7) days off.

 Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting, conducting FLRA’s and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other policies, procedures and guidelines.
 Ensure that all active ore drives are sampled and mapped with all relevant data captured and recorded on standard sampling/ mapping sheets and sample sheets have assays attached.
 Sample and map all Alimak raises according to schedule.
 Surveyed headings have mapping plotted correctly and clearly with dips, strikes and annotation of structures and litho.
 All mined headings have composite maps updated within 5 cuts.
 All samples dispatched QAQC’ed with standard, blanks and or duplicates.
 All active headings are mapped and tracked on a tracking sheet.
 Ensure that all waste headings are mapped and that developed metres vs mapped target is achieved on a weekly basis.
 All updated maps are scanned , e-filed and major structures digitised and projected.
 Ensure that daily geology and waste development reports are completed accurately with all collected data.
 Sampling Data is entered correctly and on time into the AcQuire database.

Qualification Requirements:
 Bachelor of Science Degree / Diploma in Geology or an equivalent

Experience Requirements:
 At least 2 years geology experience in mining and exploration
 1 year underground mining experience
 Experience with narrow vein gold

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:
 Knowledge in various sampling methods
 Mapping and plotting of geological information in both plan and section
 Knowledge of grade control practices
 Good communication skills – both written and verbal
 Good computer skills, MS Office, Datamine and Acquire Database software

The role will attract a competitive salary package, which will include excellent benefits.

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to: 

Acacia Mining has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women.

If you are not contacted by Acacia Mining within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 29 December 2016.