Geology Technician

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Geology Technician

  • Post Date:September 26, 2022
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  • Career Level Technician
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Mining
Job Description

Unki Mines (Private) Limited, has an exciting position for a FTC Geology Technician who is responsible for reef identification, ore control, underground mapping, rock mass data collection and rock mass monitoring services in underground operations and your role will include: grade control, geotechnical mapping, supervises & coaches subordinates and co-ordinates sampling operations in the mine, to maximize ore flow and prevent dilution.

We’re the best in the industry. You’ll make us better.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible – from mobile phones to medicines.


Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description

  • Ensuring reef is marked and correct position of mining cut at the start of the mining cycle
  • Monitoring and capturing stope widths measurements in MRM Systems
  • Coordinating and controlling all stay on reef sampling for accurate reef identification
  • Tracking ore movement from sections and eliminate ore dilution
  • Performing daily Panel Risk Assessments in active mining panels and ensure adherence to ventilation, rock engineering, and relevant mining standards.
  • Maintaining sections updated in terms of geological and geotechnical mapping.
  • Capturing and updating plans in MicroStation
  • Ensuring support and pillars cutting compliance
  • Performing hanging wall borehole camera inspections for structure.
  • Conducting regular rock mass classification and joint data collection and updating the databases
  • Directing lashing to load to waste or ore
  • Footwall cleaned adequately
  • Grade of mislaid material
  • Response to sampling anomalies
  • Recommend support as per support standards
  • PPE Requirements
  • Equipment requirements/replacements
  • Sampling done timeously and to standard


  • Diploma in Geology
  • Two year’s mining experience. Platinum mining prerequisite

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.

Who we are?

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer

How to apply

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