Geologists to LKAB:s exploration department

LKAB, Kiruna
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About the company

LKAB is an international, high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and processes iron ore in northern Sweden for the global steel market. Sustainability is the core of our business, and our new strategy paves the way for zero carbon dioxide emissions from our own processes and products by the year 2045 and secures the company’s operations beyond the year 2060. The strategy will mean a historic transformation through comprehensive changes of the company’s operations and a new position on the market.

The LKAB Group had a turnover of approximately SEK 49 billion in 2021 and employs about 4,500 people in 12 countries. Further group businesses include industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, rockwork services and property management. For more information see

About the position

We are now expanding our near mine Exploration team with Geologists that will have a focus on our iron ore deposits. The Exploration department is in an expansive phase with responsibilities in exploration in our underground mines and open pits and their close surroundings in Kiruna and Svappavaara, as well as green field exploration.

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

The positions are permanent employment.

Skills & Competencies

We are looking for a Geologist with a B.Sc. or higher and preferably 1 to 3 years of experience within exploration, mining or project development. Knowledge of common software such as Leapfrog and Vulcan is beneficial.

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 skills are essential.

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.

You will be based in Kiruna, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna, 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

Welcome to an exciting possibility!

We can offer positions with many interesting challenges and a possibility to interact with colleagues from many different disciplines. There are many chances for outdoor recreation around Kiruna. The ongoing urban transformation in these communities also creates a dynamic and exciting atmosphere.

Other information


Submit your application no later than 23rd October. Selection takes place continuously. Please note that we do not accept applications by e-mail.

For more information about the position please contact: Carmen Garcia, Group Manager,

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Business Partner Hanna Anlér Blomberg:

LKAB do not wish to have any contact from recruiting or advertisement agencies regarding these positions.

Union representatives

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