Newmont Mining Corporation Vacancies 2019

Posted on :

3 May, 2019

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Environmental 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: Environmental Technician I

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Purpose

To perform activities regarding environmental monitoring, laboratory activities, concurrent reclamation and waste management to ensure all related environmental policies, procedures and standards, Ghanaian laws and regulations as well as Newmont Corporate Environmental Standards are complied with always.

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Essential Duties

Environmental Monitoring

  • Conduct in-house laboratory analysis.
  • Undertake surface and groundwater related monitoring activities including field parameters.
  • Conduct and document calibration of field sampling equipment daily..

Waste Management

  • Operate the Integrated Waste Management Facility and waste trench to ensure waste is stored correctly, treated and disposed of according to NGGL policy.
  • Operate incinerator, compost and other waste equipment.
  • Inspect and receive hazardous and non-hazardous waste to comply with standards and regulation.

Concurrent Reclamation

  • Assist in slope stabilization and revegetation of disturbed land.
  • Assist in the placement and installation of sediment control Best Management Practices (BMPs) and conduct corrective actions on areas demonstrating tendency for erosion.
  • Carry out maintenance activities in established nursery to support revegetation of reclamation areas.

General Environmental Management

  • Participate in Environmental inspections, audits and drills.
  • Participate in Environmental data tracking and verification process.

Safety

  • Report all incidents and accidents in the work group to enable management to identify areas for improvement in work practices.

Training & Experience

  • Diploma in Chemistry, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Science, Engineering related fields.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ environmental experience working in the mining or related industrial operations.
  • Interpersonal skills (interacting with diverse functional and cultural backgrounds)
  • Communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Reporting
  • Responsibility
  • Computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Diligent
  • Dedicated
  • Results Driven
  • Safety conscious
  • Honesty and Integrity.
  • Goal orientated.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Continuous Learning

Working Conditions

  • The incumbent will come into contact with hazardous/dangerous elements from waste disposed at the waste facilities and chemicals from laboratory. Biological and chemical hazards (conditions) have been identified and measures put in place either to eliminate or mitigate.
  • The incumbent will mainly be a field worker conducting environmental monitoring, concurrent reclamation works and waste management activities

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.

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