Perseus Mining: Senior Project Engineering

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20 Dec, 2011

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Engineering 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

This position will be based at the Edikan Mine and at times may be required to travel to Perth, Australia. This position reports directly to the Deputy General Manager/Production Manager.

  • The role of the Senior Project Engineer within the Production team is focused on delivery of the Edikan processing plant debottlenecking/expansion on behalf of the operation.
  • The Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for ensuring all requirements of the site operational team are met in the design of the expansion as well as administer the contract on site for the design and construction of the expansion scope of work.
  • The Senior Project Engineer will also act as a technical resource for the processing operations team in addition to coordination of the expansion project play a major role in the development and administration of the change management process within this team.

The role is offered on a rostered basis, either 10 days on/4 days off or 15 days on/6 days off with travel to point of hire covered by the company. A competitive salary will be offered commensurate with experience.

Required Skills or Experience


Candidates for this role would be expected to meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 7 years experience in an engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical but other disciplines will be considered
  • Good understanding of all engineering disciplines as they relate to design of minerals processing facilities
  • Demonstrated project design and delivery experience
  • Management of small to medium scale site construction activities
  • Previous exposure to minerals processing plant commissioning
  • Brownfields expansion/integration experience
  • Previous success in challenging locations and projects
  • Excellent communication, planning and co-ordination skills

Note: Formal qualifications in an engineering discipline are required

How To Apply

Applications, include full details of applicant’s qualifications, experiences and work history, should be sent to: [email protected]. Please put the position title on your application subject.

Only short listed candidates will be notified for further processes

Job Expires 30 Dec, 2011

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