Transcend Chartered Accountants: 10 Positions in Ghana

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30 Jun, 2013

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Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Transcend Chartered Accountants is a leading accounting firm that provides accounting services for a range of clients aiming to help them attain their goals through offering expert advice and support. Our clients include, owner managed and family businesses, small business, corporate entities, professional firm, public and third sector organisations and high net worth individuals. We are located in Accra and offer professional services to both the private and public sectors in Ghana. Our client, a newly established stone quarry in Northern Ghana requires the services of a Blaster for immediate employment.

Job Title 1: Blaster

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Assembles, plants and detonates explosive charges to loosen soil and rock
•   Loads explosives in blast holes by hand or directs the movement of bulk
•   explosives trucks to lead holes
•   Determines quality, type and amount of explosives required
•   Marks location and stakes out pattern of holes to be drilled
•   Issues drilling instructions for depth and placement of blast holes
•   Selects and arranges detonators to control the blast
•   Assembles primer charges and blasting cap and places them with main
•   explosive charges in drill holes
•   Fills collar of drill hole with mud or clay and tamps
•   Connects wires, detonating cord or fuses into series
•   Directs helpers to place safety mat over charge to suppress rock fragments
•   during blast
•   Extends lead wires away from charge and tests electrical circuits with
•   portable galvanometer
•   Ensures that explosives and accessories are handled and stored in
•   accordance with regulations
•   Ensures that safety regulations are being observed and sounds horn, whistle
•   or other signal for area to be cleared of workers and equipment
•   Connects wires to blasting machine and pushes handle or button or lights
•   fuse to detonate charge
•   May be required to compile records of blasting and keep inventory of blasting
•   agents on hand
•   Supervises Powderman

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must have unlimited surface Blaster’s Certificate
•   Must have additional experience in rock blasting on large civil construction
•   projects, including experience with sequential blasting

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 2: Driller ( Air Track, Wagon and Hydraulic)  – Bolgatanga

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Operates rotary or percussion type mobile drills powered by air, electric or diesel hydraulic systems to bore blast holes in rock or obtain soil and rock samples
•   Couples water or air hose or electric line to drill
•   Adjusts controls to start drill and to govern rotary speed or percussion rate, feed pressure and air pressure according to type of rock being drilled
•   Positions additional rods by hand and operates drill to attach rod to drill string
•   Changes bits or sampling equipment using wrenches and drill controls
•   Reports and describes drill malfunctions and breakdowns

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Experience as a drill operator, operating specific types of equipment being used on  project with many years of experience

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 3: Plant Engineer

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   To maximize the hourly installed capacity of the Crushing Plant.
•   To develop Plant operational standards in order to improve efficiency and quality of aggregates.
•   To monitor crushing plant replacement parts and re-ordering levels required to ensure uninterrupted operation of the Crushing Plant.
•   To ensure regular preventive maintenance of Plant.
•   To compile regular milling reports as required by the Company.
•   To develop a Plant operational Manual and ensure safety operational methods of the Crushing Plant at all times
•   Monthly and Quarterly aggregates production and operational reports.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Qualification in Mechanical Engineering degree
•   Relevant trade qualifications or equivalent industry experience
•   Minimum of 10 years in the quarry and mining industry
•   People management experience
•   Demonstrated leadership skills and competency

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 4: Heavy Duty and Diesel Mechanic

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Inspects and diagnoses malfunctions in drill rigs and other heavy equipment to determine extent of repairs required
•   Repairs, rebuilds and adjust engines and other mechanical components of heavy quarry equipment, powered conveyors and light vehicles
•   Tests repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Certificate of Qualification and several years and additional experience repairing all types of heavy duty quarry equipment
•   Must have worked in similar position for not less than three years.

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 5: Front End Loader Operator

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Operates large front end loaders, bucket size up to 15 cu. meters, to move or load earth, rock, sand or other materials
•   Works in extremely congested areas loading large rockwagons, dumps and other large trucks

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must have operating experience, and a minimum of two years experience on larger capacity units
•   Must be able to maintain a high level of productivity in loading of trucks with a variety of material including blasted rock

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013

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Job Title 6: General Labourer

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Performs a variety of quarrying labouring tasks including:
•   Loads and unloads quarry materials and moves materials to work areas
•   Cleans up scrap, equipment and tools
•   Signals truck drivers and other operators to dump on excavation sites
•   Erects barricades
•   Cleans, sorts and piles materials
•   Uses simple tools such as wrecking bars, strippers, etc.
•   Tends conveyor belts
•   Provides assistance in other activities on site as directed

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Less than six months experience performing labouring tasks on quarry in the industrial, commercial or institutional sectors
•   Willing and able to do heavy manual labour
•   Willing to take instructions from a variety of personnel
•   May be required to work at heights

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 7: Operator of Conveyor Belts

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Operates a conveyor or conveyor system to transfer materials to processing and loading points
•   Conducts pre-start checks and starts the machine
•   Adjusts chutes and deflectors to convey materials to proper points
•   Checks materials for proper size and composition
•   May also operate related equipment such as mixers, hoppers, scales, vibrators and pollution control devices
•   May also collect samples of materials for quality control
•   May keep records and make reports on operations
•   Operates a plant utilized for the production of construction materials such as concrete aggregate and involving crushing, screening and washing operations which may be separate or interconnected systems. On larger projects, plant capacity normally exceeds 250 tons per hour
•   Supervises other workers assisting in the operation of such plants

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must have experience operating conveyors and conveyor systems, including aggregate production and material handling.
•   Must have significant experience operating large capacity crushing plants
•   Must be proficient with the use of computerized systems
•   Must have experience supervising other workers

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 8: General Labourer

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Performs a variety of quarrying labouring tasks including:
•   Loads and unloads quarry materials and moves materials to work areas
•   Cleans up scrap, equipment and tools
•   Signals truck drivers and other operators to dump on excavation sites
•   Erects barricades
•   Cleans, sorts and piles materials
•   Uses simple tools such as wrecking bars, strippers, etc.
•   Tends conveyor belts
•   Provides assistance in other activities on site as directed

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Less than six months experience performing labouring tasks on quarry in the industrial, commercial or institutional sectors
•   Willing and able to do heavy manual labour
•   Willing to take instructions from a variety of personnel
•   May be required to work at heights

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 9: Workshop Superintendent

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   To effectively, efficiently and economically manage the mechanical repair and maintenance of the Quarry Plant and vehicles of the Company.
•   Hands on Plant maintenance and mechanical repair of the Company Plant, machinery, equipment and heavy duty vehicles.
•   Advising the Managing Director on all mechanical matters, ensuring necessary information required for control and planning of the Company fleet of machinery, equipment and vehicles.
•   Continuous review and development of the machinery available to ensure the best available machinery at all times.
•   Maintenance or proper records of repair and maintenance of the machinery, equipment and vehicles.
•   Monthly/Quarterly machinery reports.
•   Timely and efficient maintenance and servicing of the Plant and Equipment to enhance sustained production at all times.
•   Section Annual Budget preparation.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Qualification in HND Mechanical Engineering degree
•   Relevant trade qualifications or equivalent industry experience
•   Minimum of 10 years in the construction and mining industry
•   People management experience
•   Demonstrated leadership skills and competency

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013


Job Title 10: Mining Engineer

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Be proactive in relation to safety and ensure a safe working environment across the project by enforcing compliance with Safe Work Guidelines and Policies as well as compliance with legislative requirements under the Mines and Safety Regulations.
•   Work Safely in accordance with the OH&S Policies and Procedures and legislative requirements
•   Develop and promote good communications and professional relationships between all levels of staff and employees on site
•   Coordinate the interrelationship between the various trades and ensure that subcontractors carry out the work safely, efficiently and in accordance with the program
•   Plan, organise and direct drill and blast resources in a safe and cost effective manner
•   Plan, organise and direct the Earthworks teams in the excavation, hauling and dumping of blasted materials in a safe and cost effective manner.
•   Assist in the preparation of long and short term programs and monitor performance against them
•   Monitor performance against the overall project program as modified from time to time
•   Ensure that the Quarry Managers’ daily record is kept and submitted daily
•   Carry out daily inspections of the workplace in accordance with legislative requirements

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Qualification in Mining Engineering degree
•   Relevant trade qualifications or equivalent industry experience
•   Minimum of 10 years in the quarry and mining industry
•   People management experience
•   Demonstrated leadership skills and competency
•   Previous experience working in a team environment
•   Professional interpersonal and communication skills
•   Ability to work in remote locations
•   First Aid Certificate

Location: Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July, 2013

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