Gold Fields Ghana Recruits Drill Rig Mechanic

Posted on :

28 Nov, 2011

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana, Mining Jobs in Ghana

Abosso Gold Fields Limited – Damang Gold Mine, a subsidiary of Gold Fields International is a world-class operation, consisting of 25 Mtpa open pit-mining operations and a 5.2 Mtpa CIL Metallurgical Plant. The mine is located in a tropical climate in the Western Region of Ghana

Artisan III HME Drill Rig Mechanic (C1)

Purpose of the Job:
The Heavy Mining Equipment Department of Tarkwa Gold Mine is seeking to employ a dedicated, experienced and self motivated individuals to fill the position of an Artisan III HME Drill Rig Mechanic.

The incumbent shall be responsible for ensuring the application of knowledge and experience to maintain Drill Rigs in a responsible, safe, efficient and effective manner for high equipment availability and reliability, while ensuring that management systems, policies, procedures, standards are adhered to.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute daily routine work strictly according to Procedures and Standards
  • Maintain a comprehensive record/file of applicable standards and procedures
  • Undertake daily routine fault tracing and maintenance of drill rigs
  • Undertake maintenance in a timely manner to meet targets
  • Encourage inputs from the work groups which lead to continuous improvement
  • Suggest improved ways of performing tasks
  • Carry out responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner ensuring compliance with OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 requirements
  • Ensure effective use of PPE according to standard procedures
  • Identify and provide full reports on risks and hazards
  • Responsible for own safety and that of others
  • Ensure that areas of responsibility are maintained to a high standard of housekeeping


Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of a tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent
  • Around (3) years experience in Drill Rig Maintenance preferably (D45KS BLAST HOLE RIG)
  • Experienced in safe lifting practices
  • Ability to work for long hours to obtain the required results
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment
  • A valid Ghanaian drivers’ license – Group (E)


How To Apply

Interested parties should submit their curriculum vitae to:

Daniel W. Wilson – Human Resources Officer
Tarkwa Gold Mine
P. O. Box 26
Tarkwa, Ghana

Or by e-mail:
 [email protected]
Company details can be found at:

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

Safety first – Do not accept second best – Ahwe yie
Closing 01 Dec, 2011


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