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LKAB is seeking an Exploration Technician for the Exploration Department with a focus on iron ore deposits. You will be based in Kiruna, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle.

About the company

LKAB is an international, high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and processes iron ore in northern Sweden for the global steel market. You will find more information on our website. Sustainability is the core of our business, and our ambition is to be one of the industry's most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible companies. The group had sales for more than SEK 23 billion (USD 2.5 billion) in 2017 and employs about 4,100 people in 13 countries. Further group business includes industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, rockwork services and property management.

The position

LKAB is seeking an Exploration Technician 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 projects from the early exploration stage onwards and in larger projects where we work as a team. As a Technician you will support the field and near mine exploration activities in all disciplines.

We offer an interesting workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties.
The position is permanent.

Skills & Competencies

We are looking for Exploration technicians. Earlier experience in a similar position is a merit. 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, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna, 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 https://www.kirunalapland.se/en/.

More information about the position

For more information about the position please contact:
Monika Sammelin, +46 970 79135, monika.sammelin@lkab.com

Union representatives

  • Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara - Peter Johansson, +46 980 62239
  • Unionen Norra - Sakari Alanko, +46 980 72508 
  • SACO-klubben Södra - Annika Taavoniku, +46 970 79532 
  • Ledarna Södra - Stefan Tallfjärd, +46 970 79561 
  • Ledarna Norra – Ingegerd Kyrö, +46 980 71050
  • Unionen Södra - Per Ola Eriksson, +46 920 38076


Welcome to an exciting possibility!
We can offer positions with many interesting challenges and a possibility to interact with colleagues from many different disciplines. There are many chances for outdoor recreation around Kiruna and Malmberget. The ongoing urban transformation in these communities also creates a dynamic and exciting atmosphere.

Application

If you find this position interesting, please send a cover letter and a CV to the e-mail address "recruitment@lkab.com" and write "Application for position as Exploration technicians" in the subject header. The deadline for application is January 21, 2019.

Questions about the application can be directed to Lisa Rapp, HR Business Partner, phone number +46 980 53263.

 

LKAB do not wish to have any contact from recruiting or advertisement agencies regarding these positions.