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  • Posted: Jun 20, 2022
    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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    Specialist: Hydrogeology and Water Management

    Job Description:

    As a Hydrology and Water Management Specialist, your responsibilities will include: 

    • Annual updates of hydrogeological models
    • Dewatering of pit to ensure dry and safe mining conditions
    • Maintaining ground water level below mining level
    • Accurate and up to date hydrogeological models (conceptual, numerical, analytical)
    • Effective monitoring & reporting of hydrogeological parameters (water levels, abstraction rates, water quality, well yields, rainfall etc)
    • Managing financial budgets for capital and operational expenditure for hydrogeological work (drilling, consultants, infrastructure, equipment, instrumentation)
    • Dewatering impact zone monitoring and engagement with interested/affected parties
    • Ongoing communication with relevant external stakeholders regarding monitoring and performance against water quality goals and regulatory requirements relating to water use and water quality.
    • Coordinate multi-disciplinary water team and deliver Water Management Plan

    This role is based in the Technical & Geology department at a Band 6 level reporting to the Section Manager Geotechnical & Hydrogeology


    • Honours degree in Geology or Hydrogeology
    • SACNASP accreditation or relevant accreditation


    • 5 - 8 years’ experience in hydrogeology and/or water management in large open pit mining operations.


    • Experience in large scale mine dewatering systems.
    • Experience in slope depressurisation systems.
    • Experience in external stakeholder relationships such as DWS, regional water authorities, local municipalities and surrounding landowners.
    • Experience with site-wide water balances.  

    Closing Date: 21st, June 2022

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