TECHNICIAN- MINERAL DRESSING LABORATORY – Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Job Code: 00522016
Posted On:
Closing On:
Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Category: Education
Department: College of Sciences
Location: Palapye
BIUST Main Campus
Plot 10071, Khurumela, Private Bag 16, Palapye
Job Type: Full Time
Duration:
Travel:
Job Description: Main Purpose Of The Job

The incumbent will be responsible for day-to-day running and management of the Mineral Dressing laboratory and other related Departmental laboratory facilities. He/She will assist in the operation of the Slab saw for rock cutting, trim saw, Portable rock Coring equipment, rock polishing and Grinding equipment, Thin section cut off machine, Rock pulverizing machine and general preparation of thin sections and thick sessions; inspect, maintain and arrange for the servicing and repair of mineral dressing equipment in the Mineral Dressing laboratory; assist in the collection of samples, keep an inventory of spare parts and arrange for the purchasing of consumables in the consultation with Chief Technician and carry out duties as assigned by Head of Department and staff members.

Preferred Skills: Academic Qualification:

  • Diploma in Geology (Petrology/Economic Geology) or any related discipline and a qualification in Mineral dressing deemed appropriate by the Department of Earth and Environmental Science. A Bachelor’s
  • Bachelors Degree will be an added advantage.

Experience: 

  • Two (2) years post qualification relevant experience in Geology research and/or Academic Laboratory is required. Proven experience in thin/polished section preparation is also required. Experience in optical microscopy and SEM analyses will be an added advantage.
  • Diploma in Geology (Petrology/Economic Geology) or any related discipline and a qualification in Mineral dressing deemed appropriate by the Department of Earth and Environmental Science. A Bachelor’s
  • Bachelors Degree will be an added advantage.

Remuneration

The University offers an attractive package commensurate with qualification and experience.

If you meet the requirements of the above stated position please send your application letter above and detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least two (2) recent professional references to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.

recruitment.earthenv@biust.ac.bw

Closing date: October 19, 2016.

For any further enquiries, you may call  Ms. Taolo or Ms Thibelang @ 493 1307 OR 493 1315