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  • Posted: Sep 7, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Geometallurgical Technician

    Job Description:

    This is a key role within the Technical and Geology department, where you will be responsible to:

    • Consistently apply Safety & Health principles in all team interactions and take personal responsibility for safety of self and others to ensure zero harm and elimination of fatalities.

    • Plan, coordinate and set weekly and daily plans to direct and guide teams on priorities and work requirements.

    • Ensure timeous and accurate delivery of geometallurgical samples and composites to laboratory.

    • Assist the Geometallurgist with the staking of Geomet drill holes.

    • Ensuring accurate staking.

    • Ensuring timeliness of staking.

    • Assist Geometallurgist with accurate and timeous logging of drill hole samples and capturing of logging data.

    • Capturing of geotechnical information including point load testing.

    • Oversight of core handling and drill rig management.

    • Management of day-to-day activities of geology helpers.

    • Management of geology helpers time and attendance sheets.

    • Management of geology helpers leave.

    • Ad hoc tasks and projects to assist in implementation of Tactical and Strategic Geometallurgical objectives.

    • Proactively identify challenges and opportunities for improvement.

    • Execute delivery the sustainability activities as relevant to discipline and set out in the Life of Asset Plan to improve sustainability performance over time.

    • Implement environmental and social risk mitigation techniques as specified in the asset risk management approach as relevant to discipline.

    • Act in line and support a purpose-led, high performing culture, applying the company values and principles of inclusion and diversity.

    • Adhere to external local compliance requirements as a minimum level of site performance.

    • Adhere to Anglo American compliance requirements and ensure compliance of team.

    • Conduct site inspections to identify and escalate non-compliance.

    This role is in the Technical and Geology department at a Band 7 and reporting to the Geometallurgist.


    You will need the following:

    • Grade 12

    • BSc Hons: Geology

    • Registered with SACNASP


    • 1 – 3 Years Relevant Operational experience

    • Knowledge of operational processes within scope of role

    • Risk management techniques and critical controls

    • Driver’s Licence: Code B

    Additional information:

    What we offer

    When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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