Kaunis Iron operates the iron ore mine in Pajala. We do it with respect, commitment and curiosity for both people and the environment. Together, we build a sustainable and long-term mining industry that creates value for the local community. Our unique iron ore concentrate is in high demand among the world's steel mills. Thanks to sustainable production, skilled operations and world-class facilities, Kaunis Iron occupies a strong position in the global market.
Our mining operations are conducted in the mining area in Kaunisvaara. Our drill core archive and mapping room are located in central Pajala, and you are therefore stationed on site there.
As an exploration technician, you are part of the exploration department and also work closely with the mine planning department. The work includes handling drill cores in the archive with a forklift as well as retrieving cores from the drill site, sawing, packing and transport. As a technician, you will to some extent support the geologists with, for example, measurement of drill cores, photography, etc. The work means that you will work in an area under constant change that places high demands on protection awareness and safety. The work also includes field work such as geophysical measurements and sampling as well as maintaining exploration equipment.
Education and qualifications
We are looking for you with high school education or equivalent with field and machine experience. It is advantageous to have previous experience in prospecting, warehouse work and GPS measurement. Experience with Microsoft Office products and above all Excel is also an advantage. Since the work involves handling heavy objects and field work, good physical condition is a prerequisite. B driving license is a requirement. Forklift driving license is an advantage, as is BE driving license and previous experience with cranes/lifts. Language requirements are Swedish and basic knowledge of English.
As we are a company undergoing development, we see that you are flexible and can easily adapt to changing circumstances and see the possibilities in changes. You have good collaboration skills and can work with others in a responsive and flexible manner. You attach great importance to providing a good service to your colleagues, are helpful and accommodating.
As a person, you are meticulous and independent and act in accordance with decisions made, business plan, goals, policies and guidelines. You see diversity as an asset and value differences.
Full time daytime.
Terms of employment
Substitute during regular staff holidays.
As part of the recruitment process, background checks may be carried out.
We want to work for an equal workplace where diversity is seen as a strength. Therefore, we welcome applicants who contribute to this.
You can find more information about us at www.kaunisiron.se.
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We dare to say that we are different. We are the mine of the new generation with a focus on every aspect of sustainability – environment, community, and the individual. We have an engaged team of people who share our values. A team without baggage who together are blazing their own trails and writing their own story.
Our ambition is to build a business that is durable in the long term and operates sustainably. To us, this means mining that retains its local roots, creates value for Norrbotten and contributes to community development in Pajala, at the same time as we take a strong position on the world market. Every year, we produce about 2.2 million tonnes of iron ore.