Kinross Gold Corporation Vacancies 2020

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27 Mar, 2020

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana

Job Description

Job Title: Leading Hand Batch Plant Operator

Location: Bibiani, Western Region, Ghana

Mixing of concrete

  • Ability to shotcrete using Jacon machine
  • Ability to operate the batch plant and to know the right mix
  • Ability to use a Front end loader
  • Ability to operating the Agitator Truck
  • Ensure the batching plant area is kept in a clean and tidy condition at all times
  • Spot check concrete & make adjustments to recipes where necessary
  • Keep stocks up to date, order materials such as cement, aggregates & admixtures
  • Ensure relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations remain in full compliance
  • Ensure all tasks or activities are executed and aligned with Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work Instructions at all times
  • Maintain production goals and objectives as a team member
  • Report all accidents, unsafe positions, defective equipment, and safety complaints to immediate supervisor or to HSE representative
  • Actively participate in the CGML Continuous Improvement program
  • Use materials and supplies in a cost-effective and efficient manner
  • Complete end of shift tasks including status checks, data reporting and handover in preparation for the incoming shift team
  • Work with little or no supervision by following technical instructions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of underground mining processes and operations
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by your supervisor in accordance with the company’s policies.

Job Description

Charging and firing blast holes in a safe and efficient manner using a variety of explosives depending on the drill pattern, rock type, and hole dimensions.


Job Responsibilities

  • Tamps material to secure charge and prevent the force of the blast from escaping through blast hole.
  • Inspects the blasting area to ensure that safety laws are observed and signals workers to clear the area.
  • Positions assembled primer and blasting cap in the hole at a depth that will cause a most effective explosion.

Education and Experience

  • Must possess a Blastman Certificate of Competency issued by the Mines Inspectorate with at least 5 years exposure to the mining industry


  • Ability to mark up drill patterns and do charge up without supervision
  • Ability to work safely in a mining environment

Reporting Relationships

  • Report to Shift Boss

Career Framework and Level
Legislative Requirements
Language Requirements
Travel Requirements

  • Must possess at least MSLC/SHS Certificate or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in Underground Mining Operations.
  • Ability to read and understand designed ground support plans
  • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude and good personal behavior.
  • Results-oriented and meets deadlines.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of underground mining operations, and solid safety performance at the personal and professional level.
  • Must possess a valid Ghanaian Driver’s License with defensive driving skills.

Closing Date : 16th May, 2020

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