CA Mining mining jobs Mining Review Africa

Reference Number: 02052018AND

Job Description: 
We are looking for an individual to study the distribution, flow and quality of groundwater and make recommendations and provide specialist advice with regards to all findings.


  • Interpreting technical data and information from maps and historical documents to build a conceptual model of groundwater flow and quality;
  • Designing and completing a groundwater supply, groundwater monitoring, groundwater impact assessment or groundwater quality assessment (which may include environmental measurement and sampling or an ongoing monitoring regime) in order to confirm or develop the model;
  • Using modelling techniques (numerical and Geochemical) to enable predictions to be made about future trends and impacts on groundwater flow and quality;
  • Delivering the ‘best practice’ environmental standards in consultation with the applicable government agencies and within the client’s requirements;
  • Compiling reports, undertaking administrative duties and acting on environmental and water issues for the client;
  • Representing the client in environmental and related issues at a local level;
  • Collecting hydrogeological data relating to mine dewatering and water monitoring;
  • Undertaking field excursions in order to complete the above; locally and international;

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Honours in Hydrogeology (MSc. preferred) or related field
  • 5 or more years’ experience with all relevant fieldwork in a consulting sector
  • At least 2 years’ experience in numerical modelling
  • French speaking is essential
  • Environmental Management
  • Financial Management principles
  • Project management
  • Detailed understanding of applicable legislation relating to groundwater, surface water, storm water, wastewater treatment, and health and safety
  • Excellent report writing

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Candidate can be based either Southern or Western Africa – as our client has various African offices
  • Permanent position