Full Time

Geologist at AngloGold Ashanti


Date Posted: May 25, 2023

Role Accountabilities

  • Monitor to ensure the safety of the grade control crew including contractors doing work for the geology section
  • Plan and organize all in-pit shift grade control activities – this includes, but not limited to drilling, sampling, blast leveling, mark out, tallying and floor cleaning
  • Supervise grade control RC drilling and sampling to ensure that quality is guaranteed during the data gathering stage of the grade control process.
  • Obtain production samples (stockpile & belt) at the agreed specific time intervals
  • Deliver all field grade control samples (RC, stockpile, face, belt, etc) at the agreed designated sample submission/preparation area
  • Submit timely samples to the assay laboratory.
  • Supervise the day-to-day (or shift) ore mining to minimize dilution, maximize recovery and prevent ore misclassification/misdirection.
  • Conduct Shit/daily Reconciliation between the in-pit ore truck tallies and that of the ROM stockpiles
  • Monitor the ore stockpiles to ensure that the various grade categories get to their respective fingers
  • Check the work of Junior Geologists, Spotters and Samplers and ensuring daily update of records occurs correctly
  • Collaborate with the Resource Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer to be effective and efficient.
  • Undertake in-pit geological mapping to aid interpretation, modeling, and ore perimeter design (ore blocks) as directed by the Superintendent Mine Geologist.


  • BSc Geological Engineering, Geology, Earth Science, or its equivalent from a recognized institution.


  • Minimum of one (1) year post working experience in a related field within the mining industry

Technical Competencies

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to follow instructions through a standard work process, perform routine tasks and check work for accuracy before completion of tasks
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with people, including high performing professional team
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and proficiency in driving light vehicle

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Deadline: June 9, 2023