Geologist (QAQC)

Kiruna, Malmberget
Contract type
Latest application date

LKAB is developing deeper, future mines on its world class Iron Oxide Apatite (IOA) ore bodies. For the future mines’ projects, LKAB:s Research and Development department is responsible for collecting and modelling geotechnical datasets across LKAB:s geo assets.

To support these sites, a new role of Quality Assurance Quality Control (QAQC) geologist is to be formed, working closely with LKAB:s permanent geotechnical geologists, LKAB database, consulting companies, and contracted logging companies.

About the position

The role crosses departments, from exploration to operations, and will involve setting up and implementing best practice protocols in the assessment and development of QAQC procedures.

When assessing QAQC data, you will use AcQuire GIM Suite, Leapfrog Geo, Reflex IQ logger tool, Imago, and MS office.

Specific tasks include:

General tasks may include:

These positions are based in Gällivare or Kiruna, situated in Swedish Lapland, above the Arctic Circle. Great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities both in summer and winter time exists.


To apply for this position, you should have the following experience: one or two degrees in geological related field, proven programming skills, basic SQL skills, reporting, working with large datasets, and geotechnical logging experience of at least one year.

In addition, a working knowledge of rock mass classification systems is essential, excellent communication skills, and well-developed social skills. LKAB is looking for the next generation of geoscientists who are driven with a passion for advancing projects and who can handle multiple data analysis tasks.

You are encouraged to have a well-developed ability to cooperate and adhere to LKAB:s code of conduct. A systematic, structured, and self-motivated attitude is required for this role.

To express yourself well in written and spoken English and/or Swedish is essential.

Driving license B is a requirement for all positions at LKAB.

Other information

Submit your application, with CV and cover letter, no later than 15 December 2023. Selection takes place continuously.

For further information about this position, please contact: Matthew Mawson, Geologist,

Union representatives


Unionen Södra – Katarina Paganus 097076298

SACO-klubben Södra – Annika Taavoniku, 0970-79532

Ledarna Södra – Annica Kaati 0970-76765


Unionen Norra- Sakari Alanko, 0980-72508

Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara- Peter Johansson, 0980-71879

Ledarna Norra: Ingegerd Kyrö, 0980-71050

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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