Posted on :
2 Aug, 2016
2 Aug, 2016
Chirano is located in southwestern Ghana, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Kumasi, Ghana’s second largest city. The mine is within the Bibiani gold belt and consists of 11 deposits. Open pit and underground ore are processed at the Chirano plant. The capacity of the mill is approximately 3.5 million tonnes per annum. Processing involves crushing, ball mill grinding, leaching, and CIL.
Job Title: ITH Driller
As an important member of the Underground Mining Team, your key duties are to train members of the mine development team in the safe operations of Jumbo Drill Rig operations for mine development and installation of ground support to quality specifications safely and efficiently. The ITH Driller / Trainer is also responsible for training quality outcomes in the development process in terms of advance rates, over/under break and installation of ground support in accordance with Mines Geotechnical Plan. The position will also be Operations centric.
Education and Experience
Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge of jumbo rigs
Currently employed in an underground operation as a Jumbo operator
Detailed knowledge of the operation of large jumbos either single or multi-boom rigs
Ability to read and understand detailed survey prints and layouts
Ability to read and understand designed ground support plans
Experience with V-30 boring head will be highly regarded
Current and valid driver’s license required
Good knowledge and operating experience of underground mobile equipment particularly underground loading and mucking equipment together with charge up equipment
Current and valid Driver’s license required
A train-the-trainers or supervisory certificate of competency would also be well regarded
Working knowledge in Surpac Drill and Blast layouts & Microsoft Office Suite
First Aid Certificate preferred
Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.