Consulting Mining Engineering Geologist

Ref: 666878

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: M.Tech Economic Geology, N.Dip Technology – Geology/ Geophysics, N.Dip Surface Mining, N.Dip Mine Engineering
Annual Package Range: ZAR 1.15 mil - 1.3 mil, per annum.
Total years experience: 30 Years

Consulting Mining Engineering GeologistConsulting Mining Engineering Geologist

11 insights about our Consulting Mining Engineering Geologist available for exploratory interviews. Ref: 666878

Our candidate that we are showcasing today is a Consulting Mining Engineering Geologist seeking new career opportunities. His experience spans various geological and mining environments, including Geological Exploration, Mineral Resource Management, Mine Equipping, Surface & Underground Blasting and Grade Control. Some achievements: Change management of ROM pad. Employment of mine geology in solving blasting/ rock fragmentation challenges. Effective direction of mine development and stoping. Redesigned mining method to effectively ensure exploratory RC drilling ahead of the mining sequence to incorporate simultaneous exploration drilling with exploitation.

1. Contribution Compass Profile (natural energy profiling tool):Conductor
2. Ideal company (culture and values): Ethical, safety-conscious, trustworthy, honest; with integrity and that takes pride in their work.
3. Skill area of competence
: Mine design, planning, scheduling, Mine geology, exploration, MRM – tutor, mentor, presentation. Liaison – Mine Management, Equipment, Operators. Mining Engineering, Surface Mining.
4. Career summary: Geophysics: 2 years, Mining Engineering & Geology: 26 years, Engineering Geology: 3 years, Mining Production: 2 years. Gold: 20 years, Platinum/Chrome: 4 years, Coal: 1,5 years, Fluorite: 1 year.
5. Years of experience range: More than 30 years
6. Nationality: South African.
7. Discipline: Geology
8. Qualifications/Affiliations/ Prof Registrations: M.Tech Economic Geology, N.Dip Technology – Geology/ Geophysics, N.Dip Surface Mining, N.Dip Mine Engineering.
9. Software Skills: Surpac, Surfer, Datamine
10. Annual package range Total Fixed Cost of Employment (TFCE): ZAR 1.15 mil – 1.3 mil, per annum.
11. Location Preference: Open to positions both nationally (South Africa) and internationally.


Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English

Designation: Mining Geology Engineer

Highest qualification type: Honours

University: University of South Africa

Company size: 51 – 200

Division: Exploration / Geology / Science

Seniority level: Consultant / Specialist / Sales / Scientist

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian/White

Nationality: South African

Highest Formal Qualification: M.Tech Economic Geology

Other Formal Qualification: N.Dip Technology – Geology/ Geophysics, N.Dip Surface Mining, N.Dip Mine Engineering.

Current / most recent job title?

Consulting Mining Engineering Geologist

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Consultancy in Mining Engineering and Geology

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Effective communication Efficient planning of activities Liaison between role players

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Bi-lingual Mining Engineer and Geologist with ability to liaise with both environments in order to address challenges faced in both sectors in order to improve the outcomes of the mining venture

Ideal business title: 

Consulting Mine Engineer and Mine Geologist

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Define and rectify sub-standard operating parameters. Optimum utilization and deployment of resources = Manpower, Time, Equipment.

Skill area of competence:

Mine design,planning,scheduling. Mine geology,exploration,MRM – tutor, mentor, presentation. Liaison – Mine Management,Equipment,Operators. Mining Engineering, Surface Mining

Career summary:

Geophysics – 2 Years, Mining Engineering and Geology – 26 Years, Engineering Geology – 3 Years, Mining Production – 2 Years, Gold – 20 years, Platinum/Chrome – 4 years, Coal – 1,5 years, Fluorite – 1 year,

Achievements: 

Change management of ROM pad. Employment of mine geology in solving blasting/ rock fragmentation challenges. Effective direction of mine development and stoping. Redesigned mining method to effectively ensure exploratory RC drilling ahead of the mining sequence to incorporate simultaneous exploration drilling with exploitation.

What do you absolutely love doing?

Actively involved in the challenges faced by both mining and geology in the execution of the economic exploitation of the ore body.

Ideal company (culture and values):

Ethical, safety-conscious, trustworthy, honest; with integrity and that takes pride in their work.

Motivation to move (please select): New opportunities

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.

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