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We are seeking a driven exploration geologist!

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    Unlimited contract

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About us

LKAB is an international and high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and upgrades the unique iron ore of northern Sweden for the global steel market. Sustainability is core to our business and our ambition is to be one of the industry’s most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible companies. The group had sales of about SEK 31 billion in 2019 and employs about 4,300 people in 12 countries. Other group business includes industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, rockwork services and property management.

About the role

Are you the one we are looking for?
We are seeking Geologists for the Exploration Department with a focus on iron ore deposits. The department is in an expansive phase with responsibilities in exploration in our underground mines and open pits and their close surroundings in Malmberget, Kiruna and Svappavaara, as well as green field exploration and resource estimation. You will be expected to independently work on minor projects from the early exploration stage onwards where we work as a team. We offer an interesting workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties. The position is permanent.

Your qualifications

We are looking for Geologists with a B.Sc. or higher and preferably at least 1 year of experience within exploration, mining or project development. Knowledge of common software such as Leapfrog, Vulcan or similar is beneficial. As a person you should be responsible and driven, but also percipient and flexible.

The position includes much contact with others both in and outside the company where good collaboration is essential. A Driving license is a requirement for the position.

You possess both written and spoken English, and additionally Swedish, at least as a beginner and eager to learn.

You will be based in Kiruna or Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna / Gällivare, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle. The area offers great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc. See http://www.gellivarelapland.se/en/ or https://www.swedishlapland.com/kiruna/

What we offer

Opportunities in a highly technological, international mining and minerals group with grand-scale operations on a global market. As an employee of LKAB you partake in the company’s reward system and other benefits such as educational assistance through our scholarships, the company health plan, dental care package and personal development plans and leisure activities with access to both gym and training facilities, arts group, mountain cabins and much more. While also participating in the Swedish pensions and welfare system in the unique and wonderful landscape that is Norrbotten.

Other information

You are welcome to submit your application with CV and Cover letter before the last application date of 2020-01-31
For more information about the position please contact Laura Lauri Section manager

Union representatives:
Unionen Norra - Sakari Alanko, +46 980-72508
Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara – Björn Åström, +46 980-729 03
Ledarna Kiruna/Svappavaara - Ingegerd Kyrö, +46 980-71050
Unionen Södra - Per Ola Eriksson, +46 920-38076
SACO-klubben Södra - Annika Taavoniku, +46 970-79532
Ledarna Södra – Christer Olofsson, 0970- 765 84