Gold Fields Ghana: Artisan III HME Mechanic

Posted on :

16 Sep, 2010

Category :

Mining Jobs in Ghana, Vacancies in Ghana

Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold, providing investors with maximum leverage to the gold price. The company was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the gold assets of Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Gencor Limited. The company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa with an appreciable presence in Ghana

Gold Fields is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable production of about 3.5 million ounces per annum from nine operating mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. Gold Fields also has an extensive growth pipeline with both greenfields and near mine exploration projects at various stages of development. The Group has total attributable Mineral Reserves of 78 million gold equivalent ounces and Mineral Resources of 281 million ounces. Gold Fields is listed on JSE Limited (primary listing), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX), the Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).

Location               Tarkwa

Job Status           Full-time

Education            Certificate

Experience         3 years

Job Expires         20 Sep, 2010

Job Description:

Purpose of the Job:

The incumbent shall apply knowledge and experience to maintain earth moving equipment, power generators and other ancillary equipment/p!ants and ensure that faults are Identified and repaired in a responsible, safe, efficient and effective manner for high equipment availability and reliablity. He will also ensure that management systems, policies, procedures, standards are adhered to for initerrupted mining

Key Responsibilities:

ü  Executing daily routine work strictly according to Procedures and Standards

ü  Maintaining a comprehensive record/file of applicable standards and procedures

ü  Undertaking daily routine fault-tracing and maintenance of machines

ü  Undertaking maintenance in a timeous manner to meet targets

ü  Encouraging inputs from the workgroups which lead to continuous improvement

ü  Suggesting improved ways of performing tasks

ü  Carrying out responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner ensuring compliance with OHSAS I800I and ISO (400) requirements

ü  Using PPE effectively according to standard procedures


ü  Identifying and providing full reports on risks and hazards

ü  responsible for own safety and that of others

ü  Ensuring that areas of responsibilities are maintained to a high standard of housekeeping

Required Skills or Experience

Key requirements:

ü  Recognised National Vocational Training Certificate or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering

ü  Minimum of three (3) years experience in Heavy Caterpillar Equipment maintenance

ü  Experienced in safe lifting practices

ü  Ability to work for long hours

ü  Well developed oral and written communication skills

ü  Medical fitness for the position and environment

How To Apply

HR Officer

Tarkwa Gold Mine

P. O. Box 26

Tarkwa, Ghana

Or by e-mail: [email protected]

Applicant are advised to mark envelopes with their prospective positions being applied for

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