• Validate data and information for accuracy and completeness.
  • Identify metal domains, trends, variography, and optimal estimation parameters for accurate grade estimation.
  • Calculate Mineral Resources for internal use and external reporting requirements.
  • Incorporate business-wide information into grade models (geology, mineral analysis, geotechnical, metallurgy).
  • Ensure models are up to date with the latest information.
  • Reconcile Mineral Resources to Mill Produced.
  • Provision of reports, schedules and other management instruments to improve effective management of the project.
  • Assess, design, implement, and refine ore control modelling.
  • Creation of appropriate systems that effectively collect, store, and disseminate relevant information to the working groups.
  • Undertake preliminary or detailed analyses of exploration targets and resources.
  • Advance the geological knowledge of the deposit.
  • Carry out any other duties that may reasonably be required.
  • Actively manages work under area of control to ensure no impact on the critical path of the schedule.
  • Identifies possible upcoming schedule risks within area of control and initiates control measures to mitigate effects on overall project schedule.
  • Actively looks for opportunities to accelerate work and provide schedule opportunities in area of control.
  • Exercise budgetary and variation control to ensure costs are not exceeded without proper authority.
  • Actively look for opportunities to implement cost savings without effecting safety, schedule or quality.

Skills/Experience:

  • 10+ years’ geology experience in the mining industry.
  • 5+ years’ Mineral Resource estimation in gold.
  • Demonstrable understanding of and capability in non-linear estimation methods with gold.
  • Proficient with GS3 and/or MP3 software.
  • QAQC practices and reporting.
  • Involved in planning and implementing drill-out programs and feasibility studies.
  • Display a high degree of safety and environmental awareness and a drive for continuous improvement.
  • Strong results orientation and ability to consistently deliver against the plan.
  • Excellent planning, organizing, problem solving, and prioritization capabilities.

Desirable:

  • Proficient with other mining software (Maptek, Leapfrog, MineSight, Acquire). – Recognition and identification of geologic and mineralogic characteristics of gold systems.

Education/Qualifications:

  • A recognized degree in Geology.
  • Certificate of training in non-linear estimation methods.
  • Desirable – Competent Person for the reporting of Mineral Resources under JORC 2012 and NI43-101.
  • A motivated self-starter who can operate autonomously but when required can also accept and follow direction.
  • Must show respectful leadership behaviors.
  • Effective communication to interact with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Mentoring and training junior team members required.

 





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