production geologist tc

Debmarine Namibia - windhoek, namibia

20 days ago

Job Description


  • Continuous mine production geology support including detailed mapping of areas scheduled to be mined, statistical and quantitative analyses of various parameters that impact mining, resource reconciliation and production optimization.
  • Develops detailed integrated geological and geotechnical models from all existing geoscience and sampling datasets, including the modelling of facies and marine mining parameter models that are up to date.
  • Reviews both short and long term mine plans for any resource related risks along with identifying and executing appropriate risk mitigation measures.
  • Continuously monitors, audits and performs quality control checks of various production parameters to optimize production.
  • Performs detailed production reconciliation on all key mineral resource and mining parameters and pro-actively identifies causes of anomalous performance.
  • Contributes in identifying possible actions to maximize/optimize production and ensures that production is undertaken at maximum possible efficiency.
  • Documents production related inputs, outputs, key parameters and observations in written reports and illustrate with maps, cross sections, histograms, cross-plots, dashboards and summary tables.
  • Supports, mentors and supervises offshore based Geologists in the planning and execution of the mining as well as assisting them in the implementation of new resource data related processes.
  • Participates in short-term operational mine planning and prepare detailed monthly production reports and presentations.
  • Initiates and undertakes special mineral resource related projects as and when required.
  • Evaluates current practices and keeps current on new developments in geology and other related fields to identify improvement opportunities on current mineral resource practices.
  • Provides geological and mineral resource support as required across other departments and works collaboratively between teams to ensure that best practices, optimizations and innovations are consistently and efficiently applied.


  • Good working knowledge in geological modelling with emphasis on sedimentology and stratigraphic interpretation skills.
  • Moderate to advanced knowledge in 2D and 3D seismic interpretation.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and skills utilizing office applications including MS Office, and MS Access database.
  • Experience and working knowledge with ArcGIS.
  • Knowledge of production reconciliation and grade control practices.
  • Working knowledge with spatial relational databases and able to quickly extract and merge datasets from different databases.
  • Strong data analytics, statistics and quantitative analyses and data integration skills on large and varied datasets with demonstrable experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in presenting geological modelling, exploration sampling data analyses and geophysical interpretations to peers and management.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills. Ability to write high quality technical reports.
  • Conscientious in taking on new tasks to improve skills, and consistently willing to learn and improve skills.
  • Possesses a positive attitude at all times and good organizational, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work under pressure, exercise discretion and judgement in job performance while meeting or exceeding expectations set by management.
  • Be a positive safety minded contributor to the team with a strong commitment to safety at all times.



  • BSc Honours degree in Geosciences/Earth Sciences (e.g. Geology/Geophysics).
  • 4 - 6 years experience working as a Geoscientist in mining and exploration.
  • Candidates with Statistics and/or Mathematics to at least second year level in University will be preferred and thus have a strong advantage.
  • Applied computing skills and data analytics complementary qualifications or experience will be an advantage.

Additional Information

Preference will be given to Namibian citizens and designated persons as prescribed by the Namibian Affirmative Action Act.

Women are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should please submit a comprehensive CV with proof of qualifications and experience by following the application and registration process via the Company website:

For queries, please contact Evelina Ashipala on Tel: +264 61 2978000.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and shall be subjected to further assessment and screening.

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