May Vacancies At Newmont Mining Corporation 2018

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22 May, 2018

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Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

Job Description

Job Title: Mine Engineer

PurposeTo carry out department functions including: short and long term mine design and scheduling, project analyses and feasibility studies, ore control, reconciliation, geotechnical analysis, mine engineering systems analysis and design, and preparation of detailed reports.

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Essential Duties

  • Develops and implements mine plans.
  • Prepares, reviews and evaluates mine designs, mine plans, ore control, project feasibility and productivity studies. *
  • Ensure the execution of following functions:
    • Complex orebody modeling
    • Pit design and optimization
    • Ore reserve reporting
    • Short and long term production scheduling and budgeting
    • Design of waste dumps, stockpiles and roads
    • Analysis of costs and cutoff grades
    • Production accounting
    • Administration of truck dispatching systems
    • Pit slope monitoring and designs
    • Stockpile inventory accounting
    • Complex equipment analysis, dump, and tailings analysis; cost estimates and other related productivity analysis/improvement studies.
    • Blast pattern design
    • Reconciliation of block model to actual production
    • Reconciliation of predicted to actual equipment requirements
  • Become familiar with and strictly adhere to Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environmental standards. Act as a role model in complying with and supporting these standards and practices.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience

Knowledge:

  • Degree in Mining Engineering

Experience:

  • Minimum 5years of experience in open pit mining

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to visualize and communicate mine designs using specialized mine design software such as:
    • Minesight
    • Shotplus-i
    • Surpac/Minesched
    • SplitDesktop
    • AutoCad
    • Jigsaw/Leica
    • Xeras
    • Minemax
    • Whittle
  • Strong PC skills using office software such as Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Strong presentation, facilitation, and consultation skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to identify and analyze organizational needs.
  • Demonstrate strong supervisory, verbal and written communication skills.

Working Conditions

  • Position is located at Ahafo North Site
  • The work will be in a field project office that has the usual problem of expanding staff and limited resources.
  • Position will be required to travel to other locations and project offices in Ghana and also visit construction and mining sites and must be fit enough to traverse rough ground, climb ladders, and walk for 15 minutes without tiring.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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