Newmont Mining Corporation Ghana Jobs 2020

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25 Mar, 2020

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana

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.

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Trainer – Mine Operations

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.


To guarantee cost effective competency based training programs are delivered to Mining Operations, Equipment Operators. It involves scheduling of classes on the job training, assessment to provide trained and skilled workforce for the mining operations which includes the implementation and monitoring of the local work force.



Training and Assessment

Developing operation training needs analysis within your area of responsibility
Conduct mine operations safety inductions
Conduct immersive / LV simulator training programs
Conduct drilling training, Assessment and refresher training for Ahafo mining operations
Conduct mobile equipment operations training programs
Conduct driver / vehicle licensing and permitting programs
Ensure training and competency compliance with the relevant policies
Assess and evaluate in support of operator recruitment
Team up-skilling to ensure current competency is maintained
Assist drill and blast in achieving their training targets
Assist with the development, maintenance and reporting of training schedules
Identifying areas of improvements within the training management system


Comply with all Newmont Ghana Occupational Health and Safety requirements

Degree or Diploma in mining engineering/mechanical engineering
Workplace Trainer / Assessor Certification.
Mincom operator certification
Blasting certificate of competency
Knowledge of Ghana Occupational Health and Safety laws.
Between 5 to 7 years’ experience operating heavy mobile equipment in open pit mining operations (Knowledge in underground mobile equipment operation would be added advantage)
Strong training facilitation and presentation skills.
Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office suite software such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Experience with competency-based training, on and off job.
Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Leadership skills.
Coaching skills.

Incumbent may have to work additional hours and days to maintain the integrity of the training program.
Incumbent may have to travel to domestic sites in the performance of duties.

Closing Date : 13th May, 2020

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