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Senior Structural Geologist to the Exploration Department at LKAB

  • Location

    LKAB, Kiruna/Malmberget

  • Contract type

    Unlimited contract

  • Application end date

    2022-01-31

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Company

LKAB is an international mining and minerals group that offers sustainable iron ore, minerals and special products. We are committed to developing carbon-free processes and products by 2045, leading the transformation of the iron and steel industry.

We are one of Sweden's oldest industrial companies and are wholly owned by the Swedish state. Since 1890 we have developed through unique innovations and technological solutions and are driven forward by more than 4,500 employees in 12 countries. In 2020, the LKAB group had sales of about SEK 34 billion.

Sustainability is the core of our business, and our ambition is to be one of the most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible mining companies in the sector. We manufacture and supply highly processed iron ore products to the global steel market.

The position

We are now looking for a Senior Structural Geologist to join our Exploration Department that has 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 for greenfield exploration and resource estimation.

As a Senior Structural Geologist you will be expected to independently work with projects from the early exploration stage onwards. You will be a part of a team that supports both near mine exploration and field exploration, as a specialist within your area of expertise.

Your responsibilities will be to provide structural geological data acquisition, analysis and interpretation, with emphasis on how these relate to controls on mineralization. You will contribute to LKAB projects using a range of structural geological techniques and methodologies, at various scales, and develop standards for geological and structural geological modelling, data collection and interpretation.

The position also involves supporting and mentoring the junior employees regarding geological and structural issues. This is a permanent position and you will be based in Kiruna or Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna or Gällivare, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle.

Skills & Competencies

We are looking for a Senior Structural Geologist with a BSc or higher degree with a minimum of 8-10 years of experience, preferably within both mineral exploration and mining. Experience within iron ore is beneficial.

As a person you should be responsible and driven, but also perceptive and flexible. Good collaboration skills are essential for this position. You should have a genuine interest in supporting and mentoring others.

You must be able to express yourself both in written and spoken English. Preferably also Swedish but if not, we want you to be eager to learn.

We offer

Welcome to an exciting possibility! We can offer a position with many interesting challenges and a possibility to interact with colleagues from many different disciplines.

The Swedish Lapland area offers great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc. The ongoing urban transformation in these communities also creates a dynamic and exciting atmosphere.

You´ll find more information about the areas here: http://www.gellivarelapland.se/en/ and https://www.kirunalapland.se/en/.

Other information

Application

If you find this position interesting, please send us a cover letter and a CV no later than January 31, 2022.

For more information about the position please contact Karin Lindgren, Section Manager, karin.lindgren@lkab.com

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Hanna Anlér Blomberg, HR Business Partner, hanna.anler.blomberg@lkab.com.

LKAB do not wish to have any contact from recruiting or advertisement agencies regarding this position.

Union representatives
Kiruna/Svappavaara
Sakari Alanko, Unionen, 0980-725 08
Björn Åström, Akademikerföreningen, 0980-72903
Ingegerd Kyrö, Ledarna, 0980-710 50

Malmberget/Luleå
Unionen Södra - Per Ola Eriksson, 0920-38076
SACO-klubben Södra - Annika Taavoniku, 0970-79532
Ledarna Södra – Annica Kaati, 0970-767 65