Newmont Mining Corporation Recruiting Currently 2018

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15 Nov, 2018

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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.

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.

DimensionsAll Mine Operations Civil & Structural Works. Tails dam expansions coordinations and general maintenance activities including PIF projects from various departments

Job Description

Job Title: Structural Engineer-Civil

Purpose

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Support both the Operations Services and other departments by performing the necesary planning, engineering,construction and project management duties required to deliver mining civil projects of all dimension and scope, from their scoping stage through their execution, start up and turnover stges.

Essential Duties

  • Accept personal responsibility for the health and safety of every mine worker under or assigned to his/her supervision
  • Coordinate plan and schedule project activities from execution stages through to the completion stage with strict adherence to the Newmont standars.
  • Develop project design criteria, detailed engineering drawings,scope of work,project execution plan and proposal documentation for engineering and construction bidding purposes for every project.
  • Develop schedules & budgets, and monitor progress against baselines
  • Develp BOQ’s, cost estimates and perfom evaluations to support project business cases including preparations of AFEs.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects, between 5 to 8 projects at the same time, manage the activities of engineering consultants and construction contractors.
  • Perform QA/QC duties on all assigned projects with little or no supervision from the engineering department.
  • Provide field engineering and construction management support, lead project meetings including: pre-construction meetings, construction progress meetings and construction closeout meetings and must produce minutes for stakeholders review
  • Work closely with the Mine Engineering group to develp plans required for tails dam expansions and other civil projects requiring coordination with Mine Operations and allied departments.

Training & Experience

Knowledge

  • Minimum reguirement: Bsc degree in Civil Engineering, or Construction related degree
  • Must be a member of a recognised engineering professiona body

Experience

  • Minimum of 6 years experience working in the mining industry.
  • Mining , contruction,utilities or other heacy industry experience is preferred.
  • Project engineering construction experience is essential

Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and other mine engineering software packages is important
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, and Word & Powerpoint is essential
  • Must have good writing skilss
  • Must have good communication and organisational skills
  • Must be a teamplayer

Working Conditions

  • Duties are split between office and field work. Employee will be required to access construction sites, process plant areas,mining areas and possibly rough terrain on daily basis.
  • Must be able to work long hours through Monday and Saturday
  • Must be sensitive to cultural differences at the operations within the Company

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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