Newmont January 2017 Vacancies

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12 Jan, 2017

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Mining Jobs in Ghana

Newmont’s African Regional Headquarters is located in Accra, Ghana, and is one of five core operating regions of Newmont Mining Corporation (www.newmont.com), one of the largest gold companies in the world. Newmont operates the Ahafo Mine in the Brong-Ahafo Region and the Akyem Project in the Eastern Region. The company has approximately 46,000 employees and contractors worldwide, and employs over 6,500 employees and contractors in Ghana.

Ahafo Mine:

The Ahafo mine has made significant sustainable development projects to its host Ahafo communities. This includes the establishment of the Ahafo Development Fund (NADeF) where the company contributes US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit from the mining operation into the fund.

In 2010, the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC) voted Newmont Ghana as a leading company in the fight against HIV/AIDS and Malaria prevention. One of the company’s initiatives – The Ahafo Linkages Program, designed to maximize procurement from local Ahafo businesses, also won the most awards at the 2010 Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply UK (CIPS) Procurement Awards.

Akyem Project:

The Akyem Project is one of Newmont’s new core areas in Ghana. It is currently in the construction stage and is expected to commence production in late 2013 or early 2014.

Newmont was the first gold mining company to be listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) and has for the fifth year running remained on the DJSI. Newmont was recently ranked 42nd in the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by the Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, and remains the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index.

Newmont Ghana’s industry leading performance is reflected through its high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our employees, and creating value and opportunity for our host communities and shareholders.

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 and extended mine life makes Newmont a great company to work with.

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Job Description

Job Title: Haul Truck Driver

PURPOSE:

To operate CAT 785 haul trucks,Dozers,Graders & Excavators safely, efficiently and effectively in mining operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Applicant is required to meet the following duties:

  • Attend and pass the required 240 hour training course in order to operate a haul truck safely and efficiently to sustain production.
  • Receive, understand and act on the directions of Supervision, with regard to safe and efficient operation of haul trucks.
  • Be conversant and comply with the regulations and directives governing pit operations, as defined by the NGGL Mining Department induction, and as may be issued from time to time.
  • Be aware of, implement, and when required, have input into all due safety, environmental and operational policies and practices, in relation to work assigned, including but not confined to all applicable SOP’s.
  • Accurately and reliably compile and submit reports such as equipment checklists and production data cards as required.
  • Be capable and willing to participate in responses to emergency situations.
  • Be flexible and accept other work as per the varying demands of Mining Department
  • Actively participate in all recommended training, competency assessments and continuous improvement schemes.

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

WORKING CONDITIONS / REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Site based at Ahafo on a 12 hour rotating shift roster.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, EDUCATION/TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • The ability to clearly communicate in the English language, i.e. to read, speak and understand instructions in English.
  • Experience in the mining industry as a haul truck operator highly regarded.
  • Must have experience in driving a truck in accordance with Ghana License “D” requirements.

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