Principal Resource Geologist, Almaty, Kazakhstan

SRK Almaty
14th Floor 77 Kunayev St. Park View Office Tower Almaty, Kazakhstan 050010
+7 (727) 3210101

SRK (Kazakhstan) Ltd contributes to projects in a variety of ways which can be long term or short term, based either in the Almaty office or based in client offices, mine sites or field camps. The majority of work involves projects in Kazakhstan and neighbouring territories in the Central Asia region, and a minor amount elsewhere around the world.Being wholly owned by SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd, there is likely to be significant interaction with the team in this office and other SRK offices worldwide. Our clients include major/mid-tier/junior mining companies, financial organisations and, occasionally, governments.

Essential Requirements of the position include:

  • Degree or equivalent in a Geology related subject with appreciable experience gained in an international environment
  • Professional registration with a recognised international body e.g. AUSIMM, AIG, Geological Society.
  • Detailed knowledge of international Mineral Resource and Reserve Reporting Codes
  • Competence in one or more software packages such as Datamine, Surpac, Gemcom, Micromine, Leapfrog, or Vulcan
  • Significant experience signing off on Mineral Resource Estimates as a Competent / Qualified Person
  • Proven business development and marketing skills
  • Excellent report and proposal writing skills requiring native English language (verbal and written) skills
  • Proven track record of bringing projects in on time, within budget and to the client’s
  •  satisfaction
  • Awareness of health and safety.
  • Experience of working with a variety of commodities

 Key Technical Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of exploration properties, exploration status reviews, sampling studies and exploration programme management.
  • Collecting, recording and cataloguing of geological samples; core logging, QA-QC (Quality Assurance-Quality Control) analysis and interpretation of results and compilation of formal technical geological reports.
  • Evaluation of laboratories used for sample analysis and relevant analysis of Quality Assurance-Quality Control (QA-QC) measures.
  • Undertaking Mineral Resource estimates using 3D computer methodologies for projects at various stages of development in accordance with international best practices.
  • Preparing Mineral Resource estimate reports in line with international reporting code guidelines, i.e. JORC (2012), NI 43-101.
  • Conducting Mineral Resource (and possibly Ore Reserve) audits associated with multi-disciplinary studies in Technical Audits or Competent Persons Reports levels.



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