Metals exist and are needed everywhere. Boliden extracts minerals and produces metals with high quality in a cost effective manner. The work is characterized by a concern for people, the environment and society. Boliden Mines staff function has approximately 300 employees and includes, among other departments Technology, Exploration, Business Development, HR & Sustainability.

Exploration involves identifying, investigating and prioritizing areas in order to locate mineral deposits. Mineral reserves and mineral resources are the basis of a mining company's operations. Boliden's exploration focuses on ores that contain zinc, copper and precious metals. Exploration Geophysics is a department within Boliden Mines.

Exploration, whose main task is to contribute to various near mine and field exploration projects, conduct geophysical surveys, geophysical data interpretation and development of methods and instruments.

Work duties

As a Geophysicist at the Exploration geophysics department You will plan, implement and supervise geophysical field campaigns, and evaluate, secure and interpret data from these investigations. You will be responsible for the completion of geophysical investigations within your project areas, and will evaluate and report the results. You will also provide advice and support to other geophysicists, geologists, field technicians, contractors and consultants. The position is a permanent, full-time position based in Boliden, Sweden.

Education and qualifications

A B.Sc. degree or higher in geophysics is required, along with an understanding of the use of potential field and electromagnetic methods in mineral exploration. Several years of experience in the mining industry as well as knowledge and skills in modeling and interpretation packages (e.g. Geosoft, Maxwell, MicroStation) is expected.  

You are proficient in written and spoken English, are result oriented, flexible and can work independently. A driving license, category B (for car), or the equivalent, is mandatory.


For more information please contact Kirsi McGimpsey, Manager Exploration Geophysics phone +46 910 77 40 69, 

Trade union information

Holger Rilinger (Sveriges Ingenjörer), tel. 0910-70 57 59, Magnus Filipsson (Unionen), tel. 0910-77 33 29, Peter Markström (Ledarna), tel. 0910-77 40 09.


We strive to achieve diversity among our employees in terms of gender, age, ethnicity, etcetera. Any questions regarding your application should be directed to Jonas Lindgren, Human Resources, tel. +46(0)910-77 45 66. 

Contact from recruitment and staffing companies, and media sales persons is declined without exception since Boliden manages the entire recruitment process itself.

Applications will be considered following the latest date for application which is 1 April 2018


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Sista ansökningsdag : 1 april . Arbetsort : Boliden

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