AEL Mining Services Vacancies 2019

Posted on :

8 Apr, 2019

Category :

Administrative Jobs in Ghana

AEL Mining Services is a leading developer, producer and supplier of commercial explosives, initiating systems and blasting services for mining, quarrying and construction markets in Africa and beyond. AEL Mining Services is a Division of AECI Ghana Limitedand a subsidiary of AECI Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Job Description

Job Title: Mining Optimization Specialist

 Purpose of Job 
To develop, deploy and exploit AEl’s blasting expertise through innovation and value-adding projects for both surface and underground operations to the best advantage of the company and its stakeholders

Required Outputs 

Funtional Outputs 

  • Conduct AEL value adding projects to customers
  • Develop blast designs,blast enhancement to new innovations and product conversions
  • Monitor product performance,accuracy of timing,stemming effectiveness, air blast and ground vibration levels and videography
  • Determine required fragmentation and other blast aspects.
  • Collect data and analyse and make recommendations for improvement
  • Interpret blast design for safe and efficient blasting
  • Communicate blast design data to supervisor,customer and subcontractor
  • Manage closure of blasting issues or complaint through visiting site conduction analysis and writing report
  • Identify potential hazards and risks associated with a poor blast design


  • Excellent Technical Report writing,document findings and prepare presentations
  • Coordinate business development
  • Technical coaching and training
  • Continuous professional development

Required Skills or Experience

  • Diploma in a technical field (mining, geological, civil, surveying, etc.) plus 10 years extensive and deep field experince in explosive and mining industry


  • University degree in a technical field(mining, geological, civil, surveying etc) plus minimum of 6 years relevant experience


  • Masters’s graduate in a technical field plus 4 years relevant experience
  • Explosive Engineers Certificate

Job specification 

  • Specific experience required
  • Knowledge of both surface and underground mining ,under different conditions
  • At least 5 years each underground and surface mining experience.
  • Able to develop innovative blast designs for new products
  • Comprehensive knowledge of products and applications across markets or specialist (technical expert) in specific markets
  • Ability to draw on extensive and broad industry experience (Surface and Underground to apply diversified solutions and techniques to complex situations and as needed
  • Seasoned knowledge of mine methods, mine design, production scheduling and equipment selection
  • Experience in both bulk and selective mining methods
  • Ability to analyze technical data and blast results for identification of market trends
  • Rely on first principle, fundamental engineering theory and broad industry knowledge to ensure practical solutions.
  • Familiar with AEL Technical software

Personal Attributes

  • Maximum performance and drive for results
  • High degree of innovation for compelling solutions
  • Excellent computer skills(Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Interpersonal skills including a high degree of cultural sensitivity

How to Apply

Forward Applications &. CV to: [email protected] 

AEL is committed to enabling individuals, previously disadvantaged by discriminatory practices to gain full and equal access to opportunities appropriate to their competency and potential

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