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Abosso Goldfields Ltd Vacancies 2012

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13 Jan, 2012

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Mining Jobs in Ghana

Abosso Goldfields Ltd, a subsidiary of Gold Fields Limited. Located in a tropical climate, the Damang Gold Mine is a world-class operation,consisting of 25 Mtpa open pit-mining operations and a 5.2 Mtpa CIL metallurgical plant. The mine is situated in the Western Region of Ghana and is ISO 14001 and OHSAS18001 certificated. It has a current Life of Mine expectency to the year 2019 and beyond.

 Job Vacancy:  Superintendent – Shift Supervision (DL)

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:-
The Mining department of Damang Gold Mine currently seeks to engage the services of a self-motivated individual who will directly be responsible for Shift Supervision. The incumbent will be in charge of the production section. Reporting to the Unit-Manager-Production, the successful candidate will use his/her expertise in Open-pit mining to assist in ensuring that management systems, processes, policies, resources, competencies and skills are in place for assigned subordinates and machinery to work safely to meet planned production targets.

Key Responsibilities:-

  • Ensuring that good mining practices are followed to facilitate effective select mining
  • Initiating cost saving practices and productivity improvement of specially assigned projects
  • Initiating the consistency of discipline within area of responsibility by ensuring the consistency of sanctions and the handling of grievances
  • Organising personnel and equipment to safely and effectively achieve planned targets
  • Ensuring that all employees including contractors are in their right PPEs
  • Visiting all areas of responsibility and ensuring that correct work procedures are followed
  • Compiling end of shift reports
  • Ensuring own staff are effectively trained, developed, and supervised
  • Applying knowledge and experience to solve problems during the shift
  • Maintaining a safe and environmental friendly working environment
  • Maintaining a culture of Continuous Improvement in the section

An attractive package is available to the right applicant 

Required Skills or Experience


  • 5 years experience in similar position
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills in English Language
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • Must possess Blasting, Mine Captain and Shift Boss Certificates
  • Must be SAP proficient
  • A valid Ghanaian driver’s Permit
  • A hands-on approach and be willing to work long hours to obtain the required results

It will be advantageous if applicant has:

  • A minimum of BSc. Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • Good knowledge in Dispatch Systems
  • Experience in Mine Planning
  • Extensive knowledge in applicable Mining Regulations
  • Mine Superintendents’ Certificate of Competency


How To Apply


Interested persons should submit their Curriculum Vitae by e-mail to: [email protected] /[email protected]

Website: http://www.goldfields.co.za
Note: “Gold Fields will only respond to applications that meet the necessary qualifications stipulated”
Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment

Closing date: 16 Jan, 2012

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