Golden Star (Wassa) Limited Recruitment

Posted on :

29 Nov, 2016

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Mining 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 Mpohor Wassa East District of the Western Region. A vacancy exists at the Underground Department for the position of

Job Description

Job Title: Jumbo Operator

Job Summary and Key Responsibility

•   Reporting to the Shift Boss, the candidate shall operate Jumbo drilling rigs for mine development and install ground support according to quality specifications, safely and efficiently.
•   Also responsible for minimization of secondary breakage and over break and correct installation of ground support systems in accordance with geo-technical plans.

Specific Duties

The successful candidate shall be responsible for:

•   Mark up faces in accordance with geological statutory and survey specification
•   Drilling of blast holes required for safe and efficient underground development to proceed
•   Install all ground support and drill cable bolt hole, decline etc
•   Work without supervision to complete technical activities for the department and ensure accurate and timely completion of activities
•   Work with maintenance personnel on scheduled service days to ensure all faults and defects are highlighted and where possible rectified
•   Take appropriate actions in the case of an emergency
•   Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to, safety, confidentiality and environmental policies
•   Report any environmental incidents as soon as possible and assist as directed in all clean up and containment activities
•   Ensure that health and safety policies and procedures are strictly adhered to at all sides
•   Respond to complex technical problems, making decisions that are guided by policies
•   Prioritise and schedule work that is requested by the department

Qualification Required & Experience


•   Technical education from a recognized institution or its equivalent
•   5 to 8 years of working experience as a Jumbo Operator.
•   Excellent knowledge and experience with Sandvik Axera Twin boom jumbos
•   A Ghanaian currently employed in an underground operation
•   Ability to read and understand designed ground support plans
•   Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge of Jumbo rigs
•   Ability to learn quickly and communicate effectively
•   Ability to work with others in a multicultural environment
•   Good analytical and organisational skills
•   A valid Ghanaian Driving license (C and E)

Remuneration: This position goes with a very attractive salary package and other fringe benefits

Location: Western Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit their applications with CVs, photocopies of certificates and other relevant documents, email addresses and other phone numbers to:

[email protected]

Or the address below:

The HR & Administration Manager
Golden Star (Wassa) Limited
PMB, Tarkwa

Closing Date: 12 December, 2016

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