Senior Exploration Geologist

Senior Exploration Geologist

Annons: 27256341
Yrke: Gruvgeolog
Arbetsgivare: Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB
Arbetets ort: Gällivare, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2023-04-10
Publiceringsdatum: 2023-03-07


Arbetslivserfarenhet: Gruvgeolog


Job Posting End Date / last application date:


The Exploration department has been in an expansive phase the last couple of years 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.

As a Senior Exploration Geologist in the Specialist Team you will be able to work independently, perform complex duties and work strategically and active monitoring of external environment. You can manage large projects and project leading might occur. You will, independently, support the near mine and field exploration with different tasks in a combination of areas within exploration. Oversee routines or improvements as well as mentoring other geologists. Conduct peer reviews and quality reviews.

In the role you will also participate in exploration program planning to ensure that programs are designed considering alternative options, costs, target rankings and are in line with our strategy.

We offer an interesting workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties.

You will be based in Kiruna or Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna / Gällivare, 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 and

The position is permanent.

Skills & Competencies

We are looking for a Senior Exploration Geologist with at least B.Sc with relevant extensive experience within exploration, mining or project development.

Strong understanding of the mineral exploration process and best practices in both greenfields and near-mine environments. Comprehensive understanding of field projects and good understanding of geophysical methods and interpretation and its application within exploration.  

Knowledge of common software such as Leapfrog is a plus.

As a person you should be responsible and driven, but also percipient and flexible. The position includes a lot of collaboration with others both within and outside the company, so good collaboration and communication skills are essential. You should have a genuine interest of mentoring and helping people grow and you are happy to share your knowledge with others.

Great emphasis is placed on personal qualities.

A Driving license is a requirement for the position.

You speak and write English fluently. It´s a plus if you speak and write Swedish, but if not, we want you to be eager to learn.

More information about the position

For more information about the position please contact:

Emma Falksund, Group Manager,


Submit your application no later than 9th April 2023. Selection takes place continuously.

Please note that we do not accept applications by e-mail.

Union representatives:

Unionen Kiruna/Svappavaara: Sakari Alanko, +46980-725 08

Unionen Malmberget/Luleå: Per-Ola Eriksson, +46920- 380 76

SACO Malmberget/Luleå: Annika Taavoniku +46970- 795 32

Ledarna Malmberget/Luleå: Annica Kaati +46970-767 65

We Offer

Our unique operations require employees with unique knowledge. Regardless of the position, we help and support one another – across departmental and organizational boundaries – throughout the group. It is important to us that you want to contribute to the warm and inclusive culture that is the basis for our success. We are all driven by a strong commitment and want to create value for our customers. We like challenges and welcome new ideas. We build trust by taking responsibility, and with us safety always comes first. Our values are thus Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility. In addition to becoming part of our broad organization with plenty of opportunities for learning and development in your day-to-day work, we offer all employees an attractive range of benefits.


At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and gender balance within the departments. Apply by clicking the link at the top of the page. Attach a personal cover letter and your CV. Interviews and selections take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application. We're looking forward to hearing from you!


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