Careers at Debswana Diamond Company – Jwaneng Mine


Debswana Diamond Company – Jwaneng Mine would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.
ASSISTANT GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER
REFERENCE: JWNG000232
Job Summary
To provide an effective Geotechnical Engineering service to meet the operation’s objectives through collection, validation,
computerization and interpretation of Geotechnical Engineering data.
Key Effectiveness Areas
Recommends cost saving initiatives into budgets and controls expenditure within approved parameters
Collects, validates and analyses Geotechnical data for use in the planning process through
Geological/Geotechnical mapping
Geological/Geotechnical borehole logging
Collection and preparation of laboratory test samples from borehole core and field samples
Compiles and consolidates Geotechnical data into databases and uses the information to update Geotechnical maps and plans.
Coordinates the collection, validation and input of pit slope management data in appropriate databases and ensures that they meet the agreed standards.
Communicates monitoring results to Supervisor and relevant operational, planning and management staff for hazard and information rectification through routine and special reports.
Undertakes Geotechnical projects in order to increase slope design confidence levels and rock fall/slope failure risk mitigations.
Manages manpower to achieve team objectives by;
Setting objectives for subordinates, coaching and appraising them to ensure that the set targets are met.
Prioritizing and supervising tasks performed by subordinates.
Reviewing performance of subordinates regularly.
Adheres to all Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility.
Requirements
Minimum Requirements
Geology/Engineering Geology Degree or equivalent
3 years post qualification experience
Valid Driver’s license
Supervisory development programme or equivalent programme
Competencies
Interpersonal skills
Communication skills
Customer Care
Attention to detail
Time Management
Team work
Empathy
Commitment
Customer Care
Ability to grasp new concepts
Closing date and application instructions
Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply enclosing a current curriculum vitae and certified copies of
certificates:
Email: recruitmentJWN@debswana.bw Please write reference code in the subject line on both the email and application letter
Closing date: 26 November 2016 • NB: Only short listed candidates will be responded to.

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