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2021.04 Senior Geologist




23 Apr 2021


2 June 2021 at 23:00:00

TWL is looking for an experienced mining and exploration focussed geologist to join Tungsten West’s Hemerdon Project. 

You will be a key team member working on the project re-start and take a leading role in managing and developing the geological team and it’s activities at the Hemerdon Minesite in order to provide maternity cover. Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times,

  • Work in a responsible and safe manner as a key member of the TWL team,

  • Manage and Develop the TWL Geological team,

  • Help develop and drive the geological knowledge and understanding of theHemerdon deposit.

More specifically the role will involve:

  • Continue to develop TWL’s range of best practice geological work programmes,

  • Assist in the geological, mining and geo-metallurgical studies that will support the project re-start,

  • Work as a core member of the Technical and Operations team and be a key liaison with the project and commercial arms of the business,

  • Manage the on-site laboratory including ongoing development of range of best practice analysis and test work systems,

  • Liaise with and manage external third-party consultants and service providers (where appropriate) to ensure delivery of results in a prompt and accurate manner,

  • Plan and manage ongoing and future geological field work programs,

  • Manage the core yard and sample storage and archiving to the highest standard,

  • Work with external universities and organisations to undertake research into the Hemerdon deposit,

  • Analyse and Interpret results and provide written reports as required,

  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required.

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence. The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team.

Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather. A Geology Degree, c.8+ years experience within the mining industry, team management experience and competency in using GIS and mining software is a pre-requisite of this role. Candidates with a thorough appreciation of the geology of SW England and similar deposit styles will be preferred.

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