Posted on :
5 Nov, 2018
5 Nov, 2018
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 Title: Senior Ventilation Engineer
The Senior Ventilation Engineer is accountable for establishing and implementing the Ventilation standards and procedures for Akyem Underground Operations
The core business function is to assist in the delivery of the LOM plan in regards to ventilation support and in accordance to Newmont Standards and Ghana Regulations.
Safety and Environment
Training & Experience
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or similar
A minimum of 8 years’ experience in an underground environmentPreviously worked as a Senior Ventilation Engineer for a minimum of 5 years
Strong knowledge of Deswik, Ventsim software preferable
Knowledge of Ventilation on Demand system highly desirable
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access)
Combination of office and UG mining conditions.
Moist wet surfaces with section of continuous water fall.
Potential for extreme dust particles and high heat/humidity.
Noise exposure within the requirements for earplugs or/and ear muffs.
Dark environment which requires personal attachment of lit head gear.Underground conditions include steep decline with section of uneven terrain.
Unventilated areas with asphyxiating gaseous environments.
Working with corrosive chemicals
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.