Newmont Ghana February Jobs 2012 (4 Positions)

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6 Feb, 2012

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Mining Jobs in Ghana

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, one of the World’s largest gold mining companies.

1. Shovel & Drill Foreman – Akyem Project

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing safe and environmentally compliant, cost effective, high quality maintenance and repairs support for all Akyem’s Drilling equipment in conformity.

Essential Duties:

  • Complete schedules maintenance tasks
  • Undertake work order opening, closing and processing related to the maintenance and repair function
  • Responsible for tooling, equipment management and monitoring
  • Ensure shift based maintenance and repair operations in relation with QA/QC and continuous improvement
  • Undertake relevant materials inventory monitoring

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience

 

  • A first degree in Engineering or other related discipline
  • Direct experience providing maintenance services to a blasthole drill and/or hydraulic shovel fleet
  • Three years of maintenance operations experience at the supervisor or Foreman level
  • Ten years total maintenance operations experience at the journeyman or higher level
  • Experience with the use of ERP based equipment maintenance functionality
  • Training and/or experience related to Business Management processes and procedures

2. Mine Maintenance Mechanic- Akyem Project

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing safe and environmentally compliant, cost effective mechanical maintenance and repair of Akyem’s blasthole drilling and shovel equipment. She/he will ensure that equipment availability goals are attained and production targets are realized.

Essential Duties:

  • Identify, repair mechanical defects in blast hole drilling and shovel equipment
  • Remove, replace and/or repair failed or otherwise defective equipment parts and components
  • Participate in equipment overhauls and rebuilds as directed by competent supervision
  • Participate in scheduled and unscheduled equipment services as directed
  • Ensure maintenance work areas are safe, clean and in well managed condition

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience

 

  • A minimum of four to five years mechanics trade or mechanic’s helper experience in an industrial, automotive or mining environment
  • Completion of mechanic’s trade training or other mechanical training program
  • Direct experience maintaining Sandvik D 45, Pantera 1500 drills, and Liebherr 994 shovels (or Atlas Copco or equivalent) in a mining environment
  • Basic computer and ERP literacy preferred
  • Completion of a CAT electronic engine controls training program (CAT C16 preferred)

 

3. Crane Operator- Akyem Project

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Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for operating a process mobile crane which aligns with Newmont’s safety, environmental and maintenance practices.

Essential Duties:

  • Perform monthly inspections on the machines
  • Operate crane works at the underground and decant (tailings) project and assemble heavy mobile fleet
  • Check and maintain all over head hoist on site
  • Ensure statutory requirements are met and attend monthly safety meetings
  • Participate in call out roster

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience

 

  • A Technical education in Automobile Engineering or related course
  • Minimum of six years working experience of Automobile engineering in the process plant
  • Ability to do pre-operational plan and assessment
  • Extensive knowledge on slinging, lifting and rigging
  • Good communication and interpersonal skill

 

4. Mine Maintenance Electrician – Akyem Project

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing safe, environmentally compliant and cost effective electrical, electronic maintenance and repair services for Akyem’s blasthole drilling and shovel equipment.

Essential Duties:

  • Identify, repair electrical and electronic defects in blast hole drilling and shovel equipment
  • Remove, replace and/or repair all defective electrical and electronic parts and components
  • Complete electrical equipment overhauls and rebuilds as directed by competent supervision
  • Maintain the electrical maintenance work areas in a safe, clean managed condition
  • Open maintenance work orders in Ellipse as necessary

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience

 

  • A completion of electrical trade training, apprenticeship or other recognized electrical training program
  • Minimum of three years electrical trade experience, repairing and maintaining heavy equipment in a heavy construction or mining environment
  • Direct experience in maintaining Sanvik D45, Pantera 1500 drills, and liebherr 994 shovels ( or atlas Copco or equivalent) in mining environment
  • Direct experience in maintaining and repairing electrical systems on a large hydraulic excavators
  • Successful completion of Dritech D45 (or Atlas Copco) electrical training program

 

How To Apply

If you would like to be considered for any of these position, please send your application letter and current CV with references, indicating your e-mail address, telephone contact information to the address below:

The Human Resource Manager
Newmont Golden Ridge Limited
P. O. Box 251
Nkawkaw

Or email: 
[email protected]

Please indicate the job applied for on the envelope and in the subject line of the mail. Applying through email is preferable.
Closing date: 16 Feb, 2012

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