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Latest Engineering Jobs in Ghana 2011

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8 Aug, 2011

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana

Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, a subsidiary of Golden Star Resources (GSR) group of mining companies of Denver, USA is a gold mining company situated at Akyempim in the Mpohor Wassa East District of the Western Region.

Golden Star Wassa Limited recruits Planning Engineer


Job Description

The company is seeking to employ suitable Ghanaians to fill the following positions at the Technical Services department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate shall:

  • Be responsible for continuous sensitivity analyses for the various open pittable prospects around the operating mine .
  • This includes optimisations, designs/costing plans and reviews
  • Undertake sensitivity analyses on all current and future open pits with respect to optimisation parameter variations
  • Undertake pit design variations to determine optimum extraction sequence
  • Maintain routine records related to work performed
  • Deputise for the Long Term Planning Superintendent  and/or short term Planning Senior Engineer as required
  • Work co-operatively with others and perform other related duties as assigned

These are senior staff position that go with very competitive salary packages and other attractive fringe benefits


Required Skills or Experience

  • Possess a degree in Mining Engineering
  • A minimum of three to four years hand on experience in a mining industry
  • Planning experience associated with open pit operations is essential
  • Computer literacy in spreadsheet and database software packages
  • Experience in Surpac/Vulpac/Datamine/Whittle and/or any other Mining Planning Software
  • Able to show initiative and co-ordination skills and be able to interact with the Mining Planning section
  • Must have good written and oral communication skill in English Language
  • Some experience with training of junior personnel
  • A holder of a valid Ghanaian motor vehicle driving license


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