Perseus Mining: Chief Environmental Chemist

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20 Dec, 2011

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Mining Jobs in Ghana

Perseus Mining is a duet listed (Australia, Toronto) gold miner and explorer focused on the West African region. Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited (PMGL) has recently commissioned the world-class Edikan gold project in the Western Region of Ghana. Edikan Gold Mine (EGM) has a current mining reserve of 3.3M oz of gold from a resource base of 4.3M oz. The Edikan processing facility has been designed as a 5.5Mtpa processing facility with the ability to expand this to 8Mtpa in the future. The plant is capable of producing at a rate of 220-270,000oz gold

Job Description

The Chief Environmental Chemist will be responsible for providing accurate and timely physio-chemical and biological analysis of water and tailings samples.

The responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to:-

  • Develop and maintain operating procedures and standards for the environmental laboratory;
  • Implement a fully automated reporting system for the environmental laboratory;
  • Timely analysis of water and process samples under International QA/QC requirements;
  • Manage the environmental laboratory and provide accurate results/returns;
  • Establish a QA/QC programme with other laboratories;
  • Conduct Risk Assessment and operate the laboratory under safe conditions

The position is site based and the Company offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the candidates’ qualifications and experience

Required Skills or Experience

  • The successful applicant must possess degree or Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering, or Environmental Chemistry, or Laboratory Technician with at least 5 years experience in a leadership role in setting and operating an environmental laboratory

How To Apply

Interested qualified applicants should submit one MSWord document only which includes a cover letter, detailed CV of his/her qualifications and work history and the names of at least 3 referees. All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Applications will only be received by email to: [email protected] with Chief Environmental Chemist  in the subject line of the email.

Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited is an equal opportunity employer
Offer valid till: 30 Dec, 2011

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