Newmont Mining Corporation Recruitment 2019 April

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26 Apr, 2019

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Technician 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.

Job Description

Job Title: Radio Communications Technician Sr




To install and maintain specialized Fleet Management Systems, including – Jigsaw/Leica, GPS Augmentation, Shovel and Motion Metrics., Pit WiFi Network, LAS, Pit Cameras, Two Way Radio, B-Tag, Pit Traffic Light,  RTS, IDS ‘IBIS’, Radar, Trascale Weighing system, Fatigue Management and Collision Avoidance Systems and associated radio-frequency and solar technology systems.

Essential Duties

  • Execute PM’s and file checklists.
  • Complete radio coverage survey to determine location of repeaters and towers.
  • Relocate wireless access points (repeater trailers) according to requirements and specifications.
  • Perform GPS coverage surveys in order to improve coverage.
  • Conduct repairs to minor components in order to restore operation / service.
  • Inspect / monitor the quality of the onboard works.
  • Communicate solutions and major problems to Supervisor and other relevant parties, as required.

Training & Experience

  • Technical Degree or HND in Electronic / Electrical, Telecommunication / Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum of (2 years’ experience, if Degree and 3 years’ if HND) related to Electrical / Electronic and Telecommunication systems and applications, preferably in a mine environment.
  • Knowledge of electrical codes and standards and related safe working practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of IT Networks, IT Architecture and GPS.
  • Advanced knowledge of the operation and maintenance of FMS, Pit WiFi Network, LAS, Pit Cameras, Two Way Radio, B-Tag, Pit Traffic Light, RTS, IDS ‘IBIS’ and associated radio-frequency technology systems.

Working Conditions

  • specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • physical demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to sit at a desk for extended periods, climb stairs, walk and stand.
  • work environment: The employee is required to frequently operate in a safety-critical environment with hazardous materials and potentially harmful / dangerous machinery and equipment. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, slippery surfaces etc.
  • protective equipment (PPE): Work requires mandatory PPE such as helmet, goggles, high visible clothing, safety harness, ear plugs and dust mask according to working conditions.

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