Golden Star (WASSA) Limited Jobs 2017

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30 Aug, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, a subsidiary of Golden Star Resources (GSR), with head office in Toronto, Canada, is a gold mining company situated at Akyempim in the Wassa East District of the Western Region.

Job Description

Job Title: Mine Captain 

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate shall:
Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers and the support services underground
Establish methods to meet work schedules and confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments and contractors to resolve matters affecting mine operations
Comply, and ensure compliance with established methodologies and quality standards related
to mine operations while at the same time recommending new or alternate approaches
Oversee the safety of the underground mining operations to ensure compliance with, and training of Company, Regulatory and Contractor safety rules,
policies, regulations and standard operating procedures
Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
Provide Requisition materials and ensure availability of mining supplies
Provide recommendations on personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
Mentor or train less experienced employees on operating standards, procedures, and methods
Assist in development of short range mine plans to ensure they are realistic and achievable
Prepare production and other reports as required
Assist with special projects related to mine operations
Provide assessment of safety and performance outcomes in coordination with the Shift Bosses and Mine Manager


Required Skills or Experience

BSc. Mining Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution
Statutory certification as a Mine Captain
Minimum 5 years of related work experience

Complete knowledge of the underground mining environment
Solid safety performance at the personal and professional levels
Ability to function within the required physical demands of the job as outlined
Detailed knowledge of established mining methods and operating practices
General knowledge of the integration of the mining, milling and maintenance functions
Detailed knowledge of established mining methods and operating practices
Working knowledge of the explosives used in mining
Good working knowledge of MS Office Suite especially in Excel and Word
Current and Valid Ghanaian driving license required
First aid certification preferred

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications with CVs, photocopies of certificates and other relevant documents, email
addresses, and phone numbers to: [email protected] or the addresses below:
Note: Only short listed applicants shall be contacted.

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