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Underground Mine Geologist

LKAB is an international and high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and upgrades the unique magnetite ores of northern Sweden for the global steel market. 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, which had a turnover of close to 26 billion SEK in 2018 and employs about 4 200 people in 13 countries, also includes industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, shotcrete and explosives manufacturing, mining related services and property management.

LKAB is seeking a mine geologist to join the underground geology team in Kiruna. LKAB is currently building a corporate function in strategy and business development, and an expansion plan is under development. The expansion plan focuses on organic growth as well as growth by acquisitions. The expansion potentials (mineral resources) that are currently identified are to be developed into mineral reserves according to the European reporting standard PERC (Pan-European Standard for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Reserves).

A Mine Geologist is specifically responsible for studying the relationship between geology and ore formation with the aim of locating mineral resources. Through this process Mine Geologists are able to give advice on short and long term production plans.
We are looking for an underground mine geologist that can manage the drilling program and the core logging in accordance with the QAQC in practice. The work also includes updating the geological interpretation in Leapfrog and assist with geological studies as assigned.

You must have a minimum of three to five years underground mine (or open pit) operations experience and have experience in the demands that work according to international reporting standards require. It is presumed that you are qualified in geology or related field. Familiarity with Microstation, Leapfrog and Datashed software (or similar software) is an advantage preferred.
Ability to work within a team environment and possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills required. You express yourself in written and spoken English and/or Swedish. The position as mine geologist belong to the mine planning department. You are based in Kiruna.

We welcome all applicants and strive for diversity.

You are welcome to send your application no later than 2019-10-16. Submit your application, marked with "Underground Mine Geologist", by email to recruitment@lkab.com. Selection takes place continuously.

For more information, you are welcome to contact:
Céline Debras, Manager team geology, telephone no +46 70 663 22 02 or e-mail celine.debras@lkab.com.
LKAB has already made decisions regarding recruitment channels and marketing. We are therefore not interested in any contacts with media sales persons, recruitment sites or similar.

Union representatives
• Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara – Lena Pettersson, +46 980 78323
• Unionen Norra - Sakari Alanko, +46 980 72508
• Ledarna Norra – Ingegerd Kyrö, +46 980 71050