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Sun, 31/10/2021 - 17:00

A reputable mining company at development stage is recruiting a qualified Sierra Leonean to fill in the following vacant position:


Environmental Technician (1 position)


Job purpose

The Environmental technician is responsible for performing the environmental monitoring of the company and for accurate data capturing.


Key Duties

  • Collect water samples from raw, semi-processed, or processed water, industrial wastewater, or water from other sources to assess pollution problems.

  • Perform project monitoring and air sampling.

  • Install and maintain data collection instrumentation.

  • Conduct bacteriological or other tests related to research in environmental or pollution control activity.

  • Operate light and heavy equipment including, but not limited to, pumps, vacuum, equipment, oil spill booms.

  • Perform basic calculations and computer data entry.

  • Prepare and maintain necessary reports and records as required.

  • Set up equipment or stations to monitor and collect pollutants from sites.

  • Performs additional duties as directed from time to time by authorized hierarchy.


Qualification & Skills Requirements

  • School graduate qualification in both Maths and Science is required.

  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience.

  • Good understanding of ESIA to minimize and mitigate the potential effects of the landfill on the environment.

  • Read maps and GPS and navigate variable terrain.

  • Driving license mandatory and experience in driving on the ground.

  • GIS or MapInfo or similar – GIS database understanding & interpretation of spatial data.

  • Good time management.

  • Ability to solve basic technical errors on equipment.

  • Ability to work on MS office.

  • Steady hand, great attention to detail and precision.

  • Technical report writing & interpretation and excellent capacity for oral and written communication.


Applications with most recent curriculum vitae and names and email addresses of three (3) referees, one of which should be applicant’s previous or most recent supervisor should be sent to this email not later than 31st October, 2021 to:


The company provides equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate in employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, tribe, gender or age.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.