11 Geo Technician Job Opportunities at SOTTA Mining

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Sotta Mining Corporation Limited (Sotta)


Position: Geo technicians (11)

Reports to: Geologist

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Preparation and execution of exploration programs over specific prospect areas, as directed by the Senior Geologist or Geology Manager.
  • All drill rig activities including Sample preparation, prepare sampling books, sampling sheet, prepare sample bags, and sample dispatch, QAQC procedures for Diamond drilling, Air core and RC rig.
  • Supervise all activities regarding Diamond drill rig including pad preparation, rig set up, core tray and core blocks preparations, meter marking, core orientation, core cutting, core and chips photograph.
  • Core weighing (Relative density and Bulk density).
  • Measuring magnetic susceptibility (magsus) of DD core samples, AC and RC chips samples.
  • Implementation of field support tasks assigned by Geologists as part of maximizing resource identification and minimizing geotechnical risks arising from mining.
  • Supervision and ensuring the approved methods and procedures are utilized to reduce potential hazards in field works.
  • Ensure field consumables are available and report when more are to be ordered in a timely manner.
  • Ensure QAQC standards are maintained during drilling and other field operations.
  • All core yard activities will be assigned by geologist.
  • Any other duties as may you be assigned by management or your supervisor.


Diploma or Certificate in Geology and Exploration from any recognized Institute


Certificate of Secondary School (O-Level / A-Level) or Basic Technician Competence Certificate in Geology and Mineral Exploration with at least 3 years’ experience in the field of Geology

  • Minimum of 2 years in Exploration and mining.
  • Ensuring safety standards are maintained during field operations.
  • Valid driving license is an added advantage.
  • Employment Band: Professional
  • Roster: 5 days on, 2 days off

Duty Station: Nyanzaga Site, Sengerema District, Mwanza

Contract type: Specific Task Contract (Three months)

All applicants should Send a covering letter together with your detailed CV to hr@sottamining.co.tz

Company address: HR Manager, Sotta Mining Corporation Limited, P.O. Box 434, Mwanza:

Deadline for applications is 28th May 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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