Anglo Coal Vacancies in Witbank – Sr Structural Geologist

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Job Description:

The purpose of the Senior Structural Geologist is to interpret and provide recommendations from integrated structural and tectonic data to De Beers Exploration to support decision making at various phases of exploration. To contribute to the continuous improvement of the application and integration of structural geology and tectonic interpretation in the Exploration environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify appropriate resources from within the other Exploration functional areas as well as from external organisations / persons to assist and enhance the delivery of projects.
  • Acquire, process, interpret and integrate structural and geological data through field mapping and sampling, examination and logging of borehole core/chips, interpretations of geophysical survey data and remotely sensed imagery, to support exploration projects from targeting to deposit phase.
  • Assess and make recommendations regarding the generation, integration and interpretation of structural and related information, particularly with regard to the incorporation of new tools into existing workflows.
  • Provide technical assurance to peer group and deliver / contribute to reports.
  • Integrate structural interpretations with other datasets in collaboration with other specialists/stakeholders -as relevant- for targeting projects, active venture projects, Technical Reviews, or mine REP projects, for the construction of geological models and developing an understanding of the diamond mineral system at various scales.
  • Provide relevant and up-to-date technical training / guidance to appropriate exploration staff in technical or other fields of competency.
  • Compile, analyse and integrate existing structural and related information from approved repositories, including historical documents, commercial and public domain sources, to reach conclusions and make recommendations.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient in field mapping and core logging including structural measurements
  • Proficiency in the use of tectonic reconstruction applications would be an advantage (e.g. GPlates, PaleoGIS for Arc).
  • Expertise in structural geology, the application of isotope and geochronological methodologies, igneous and metamorphic petrology.
  • Proficiency in the use of GIS (e.g. ESRI ArcGISPro) and 3D geological visualisation modelling packages (e.g. Geoscience Analyst, GoCAD, or Leapfrog) for data integration, interpretation and the construction of spatial products e.g. interpretive maps.
  • Proven ability to acquire, integrate and report geological (particularly structural) information and the interpreted tectonic evolution of study areas.
  • Ability to travel (including internationally and work in the field for extended periods and at remote sites).
  • Registered professional in a recognised body (e.g. SACNASP) or eligible for such registration
  • Knowledge and good understanding of exploration techniques and processes

Qualification & Experience:

  • MSc/PhD (NQF 9/10) would be a distinct advantage
  • Proven data management and data analysis experience.
  • BSc Honours degree in Geology with focus on structure and tectonic evolution
  • Proven data quality control and data assurance experience.

Job Details:

Company: Anglo American

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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