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These are the eleven (11) latest job opportunities at AngloGold Ashanti, Ghana.

Engineering Supervisor – Lifting Equipment & Trucks.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Supervisor – Lifting Equipment and Trucks is accountable for the execution, monitoring and control of maintenance of Supervisor – Lifting Equipment and Trucks through the application of operational policies, standards, processes and procedures to maximize plant availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety.
  • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan.
  • Gather information for the Superintendent – HME/LV & Lifting Equipment and Trucks for reporting performance
  • Conduct periodic audits of all the state of usage of Lifting Equipment and Trucks
  • Conduct reviews of the HME refurbishment, later maintenance, to identify actions for continuous improvement and that operability to requirements is ensured
  • Organize information for the Superintendent – HME/LV & Lifting Equipment and Trucks to allow development of condition monitoring routes and checks for all Lifting Equipment and Trucks
  • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in maintenance and asset management activities, logging also all fluids and consumables usages and registering all LI2182 compliances and certificates
  • Execute regular controls on maintenance and operations work quality, according to standards, timeliness and AGAG compliance.
  • Execute refurbishment, later maintenance, work checks on a routine scheduled basis.
  • Analyze and trend predictive maintenance data (vibration, IR, etc.) to determine plant condition and report this condition for action
  • onitor the operational performance of all equipment.
  • Record and analyze consumables – oils, cooling fluids, hydraulics, lubricants, etc. in HME/LV & Lifting Equipment and Trucks including engine and gearbox oil analysis logging
  • Record the adherence to preventive maintenance schedules in accordance with OEM recommended service cycles
  • Record all required regulatory measures, reports, quantities, operational data
  • Analyze Mean Time between Failures and Mean Time between replacements for components, vehicles and machines also permitting correct Reliability reporting
  • Monitor general physical condition of plant assets and report
  • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary
  • Generate work requests in SAP as required for refurbishment/ maintenance planning and scheduling
  • Ensure routine condition monitoring tasks are performed on all the rotating equipment by data collection using advanced portable data collectors and other tools according to the established schedules and also as per the plant requirements
  • Gather information on vibration & other data collected and escalate in order to permit diagnosis / troubleshooting rotating machinery problems
  • Actively participate in maintenance review programmes and Root Cause Failure Analysis process of Dewatering equipment, when required
  • Create and complete the skills matrix and maintain an up-to-date record
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action
  • Utilising SAP, update and present to the Maintenance Manager – Fleet and the Superintendent HME, LV and Lifting Equipment & Truck the maintenance workshop aspects required for submission to the Senior Manager, of an annual master schedule of work packages for the Maintenance Department ahead of the business planning process

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Trade Master Certificate in Automotive/Truck or crane/hoist repair or equivalent with over 5 years working experience
  • Higher degree in Mechanical Engineering at a Bachelor or Master level with further practical experience in accordance with requirements from the industry’s standard.
  • Certified industrial mechanical engineer with a recognised certificate or diploma such as City & Guilds or similar.
  • Supervisory training certificate


Experience 

  • An experienced HME/LV & Lifting Equipment and Trucks Maintenance Supervisor with over 5 years’ experience in, preferably, Underground operations/ maintenance
  • Knowledge of SAP PM module
  • Driving and operating skills with valid driving/ operating license will be an advantage

Legal Requirements

  • Must possess Sectional Engineer’s Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana
  • Professional Certificated Supervisor with a relevant certification body.

Technical Competencies

  • Strong Engineering operations/maintenance competencies in mining environment
  • Sound project management skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel

Other Competencies

  • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing required outputs.
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs
  • Model work behaviours for subordinates
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle
  • Support and motivate team to deliver goals of the infrastructure
  • Find innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help co-workers
  • Able to work with different kinds of people

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 14TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Mobile Crane Operator.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Mobile Crane Operator reports to the HME Supervisor and is accountable for operating any mobile crane in a safe and compliant manner executing work of lifting items during refurbishment, later maintenance, site-wide.

The work is to be executed in accordance with detailed tasking in accordance with applicable Government of Ghana and AGAG safety and environmental requirements.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work compliantly with the requirement of Government of Ghana Agencies, environmental, health & safety legislation and AGAG regulation
  • Accept personal responsibility for his own health and safety and that of every mine worker affected by his work
  • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Interface with Contractors as directed and/or Construction teams regarding cranage/ mechanical work tasks for refurbishment works and planned works that support the overall work plan, schedule and expectations.
  • Attend training, development and performance improvement training as required
  • Execute crane operation – lifting, moving material as instructed.
  • Follow all movement signals
  • Operate equipment within the safe working limit respecting load movement signals and Rigger instructions and take proactive measures to address symptoms of potential failure.
  • Execute daily pre-start checks as instructed.
  • Escalate and report any anomalies to the HME Supervisor
  • Recognize any crane operation anomalies that would indicate requirements for maintenance, report and escalate.
  • Provide data and information to support the Maintenance Planner to close out work orders in SAP on completion of the tasked work for all process plant and equipment refurbishment and maintenance activities.
  • Plan lifting operations, selection and use of suitable crane(s) and work equipment
  • Coordinate lifts in case of multiple or tandem lifting
  • Documenting all lifting activities carried out

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Secondary/Technical education level
  • Mobile crane operator’s certificate and license.
  • Ghanaian Valid driver’s license “C” & “E” issued by DVLA

 
Experience 

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience of mobile crane operation in construction or mining industry
  • Familiarity with the Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health Safety and Technical) Regulation
  • Fair operating ability of Tower Cranes will be an added advantage

Legal Requirement

  • Crane operators certificate/ licence of Competency from Mincom

Technical Competencies

  • Fully literate and numerate
  • Fully competent in basic maintenance and inspection on equipment
  • Knowledge in crane safe operation

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 14TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Plant Metallurgist   – Fixed Term Contract

Grade:                                     Stratum I

Department:                            Processing

Number of Position(s):            One (1)

Role Purpose

The Plant Metallurgist role is responsible for monitoring metallurgical parameters and providing technical advice to the operational team.

Role Accountabilities

  • Conduct weekly conveyor belt cut and weight meter calibration as well as silting test
  • Conduct daily tanks profiles (three times) on every shift as well as daily scats rates for all mills, measure ball charge and record results.
  • Monitor lime, steel balls and lead nitrate addition to achieve optimum levels.
  • Monitor and ensure the smooth performance of oxygen plant, cyanide sparging facility, TAC 1000 cyanide analyzer and WAD cyanide analyzer.
  • Control soluble losses exiting the CIL circuit to achieve less than 0.006ppm
  • Control leach parameters to achieve solid residue exiting the CIL circuit of less than 0.070g/t
  • Supervise daily plant sampling activities in CIL plant and ensure smooth submission to assay laboratory.
  • Provide technical advice to both Production and Metallurgical team
  • Conduct Gold –In- Circuit (GIC) on the last day of every production month.
  • Conduct daily quick sizing on cyclone overflows to determine the instantaneous grind.
  • Calibrate handy and online pH and dissolve oxygen meters daily.
  • Ensure effective carbon management in CIL tanks to control soluble losses.
  • Conduct daily metallurgical accounting inputs and produce daily reports.
  • Assist Research & Development team in research and test work projects/reports.

Person’s Specification

  • BSc in Minerals / Materials / Metallurgical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience as a Metallurgist in the processing plant 
  • Certified by Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission of Ghana as a Processing Supervisor/Engineer
  • Competent to handle multiple tasks to achieve the required result
  • Effective supervision, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge in computer application especially the use of Microsoft Excel and power point.
  • Medically fit for the position and the environment
  • Possess valid Ghanaian Driving Licence and proficiency to drive light vehicle

Mode of Application

Interested candidates should submit their application by clicking on “APPLY” button below before close of business on Thursday 10 March 2022. Applicants not contacted within 31 days of applying, should consider their application unsuccessful.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Backfill Engineer.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

To implement, monitor and co-ordinate the backfill requirements for the mine in line with the established mine plan

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Establish the necessary Backfill Engineering processes and practices for the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine, including Operational Readiness
  • Provide unequivocal Backfill Engineering planning data to enable the monthly updates of the rolling quarterly plan to be produced on time.
  • Develop the quarterly Backfill Engineering cost centre budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual business plans
  • Deliver the work of the Backfill Engineering function within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPIs
  • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Culture across the Backfill Engineering department regarding Safety, Health, Environmental and Sustainable Development
  • Provide the resources and expertise to develop the team to capably and consistently deliver the annual budget, according to their role and level of authority
  • Rigorously drive implementation of projects and nurture and sustain a culture of Accountability and Continuous Improvement within the Backfill Engineering team
  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with Internal Stakeholders (Corporate, Group Planning & Technical, sister mines, etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Minerals Commission) to establish existing and changing societal and regulatory expectations and requirements

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • BSc. Mining / Civil Engineering Degree or equivalent

 
Experience 

  • Three (3) years’ operational experience within an underground mining environment of which at least two (2) years is backfill systems based;
  • Demonstrated experience with knowledge of fundamental underground backfill mechanics;
  • Proficient in the use of Mining Software;
  • Proficient in the management and control of underground backfill operations across a range of fill types;
  • Excellent Communication Skills.

Technical Competencies

  • Safety (Advanced Application)
    • Can identify and interpret safety risks and resolve emerging issues; and ensuring that appropriate focus and resources are available to achieve safety objectives.
    • Active participant in ensuring critical controls are in place and working.
  • Mining Production Processes & Practices (Basic Application)
    • o Understands the mining processes and actively contributes in part to delivery of the expected outcome / service the mining processes deliver.
    • Has demonstrated the ability to apply technical skills and/or delivery of a service within one or more of the mining processes with minimal supervision.
    • Can identify potential problems and propose solutions for higher approval.
    • Directly responsible for delivering a production aspect of the plan.
    • Understands good underground production practices, management, support systems, and how each should interact to deliver targeted performance.
  • Operational Management (Basic Application)
    • Understands the AGA system of ‘how we work’ and applies the basic elements.
    • Capable of managing and supervising small teams.
    • Able to provide performance assessments on others to their direct manager.
    • Understands the adjacent technical disciplines (geology, processing, engineering etc.) and participates in discussions with colleagues in these disciplines on areas of overlap and opportunity.
    • Uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities and identify cost-effective approaches
    • Understands financial reports and comprehends the relevance/impact to the total operation
    • Actively looks for ways to manage costs without impacting on planned outcomes
  • Planning (Basic Application)
    • Competent in creating ventilation strategies to support a mining area or block.
    • Competent in developing an understanding of costs and revenue associated with a design to drive business outcomes.
    • Understanding of all ancillary detail of a plan.
  • Contract Management (Basic Understanding)
    • Understands the core elements of the contract and its intended outcomes.
    • Identifies and monitors elements of the contract performance.
    • Makes suggestions for improvements or variations via their manager
  • Project Management (Basic Application)
    • Understands AGA project management standards and has applied them in a minor project to conceptual level.
    • Ability to lead a minor project and interact with test work and engineering consultant service providers
  • Innovation (Basic Application)
    • Identifies and proposes modifications to existing processes to deliver better performance and service

Other Competencies

  • Creating a disciplined team to deliver the planned work to the defined standards.
  • Managing oneself – taking ownership of one’s personal development.
  • Building effective working relationships – the ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross functional working relationship;
  • Building trust & accountability – displaying high levels of integrity and honesty;
  • Maximizing performance & achievement of results – solving problems and analyzing issues, driving for results

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 11TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

 Engineering Manager – Underground.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Engineering Manager – Underground, is accountable for the development and implementation of Underground Fixed Infrastructure maintenance, including the Winding, Mine Services, and Mine Dewatering through the application of operational engineering policies, standards, systems and procedures to maximise plant availability in a sustainable, cost-effective manner and minimise operational risks to meet the business’ strategic objective.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Deliver the Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
  • Provide technical input to the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
  • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction and mining workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches
  • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure.
  • Utilise ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions to reduce exposure to environmental risks.
  • Reduce energy usage by running the mine energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate within the sphere of influence
  • Ensure the organisation structure is capable of delivering the maintenance strategy
  • Communicate policies and procedures in a manner to achieve full understanding and compliance
  • Guide subordinates in leadership techniques to achieve maximum performance
  • Verify that supervisors develop a skills matrix that includes all disciplines and individual achievements
  • Give advice and guidance to the refurbishment project team on best practice and fit for purpose engineering and construction outcomes to meet approved design specifications.
  • Review, approve, and sign off the detailed Refurbishment Execution Plan and schedule, infrastructure detailed design requirements, detailed testing plans, operational commissioning plans, handover plans, training plans, manuals, records, drawings, specifications, and documents issued.
  • Ensure delivering infrastructure requirements consistent with the procurement and contracting strategy addresses construction time, cost, and quality risks.
  • Support interface management with the EPCM contractor for construction and refurbishment works.
  • Liaise with the Engineering Manager – Technical to develop maintenance planning and management outcomes.
  • Manage refurbishment installation contractor and an AGAG maintenance workforce to deliver works that meet cost, schedule and quality expectations consistent with the scope and quality contained in the Feasibility Study within area of accountability.
  • Implement the approved organisational structure required to deliver the project targets and future operational requirements.
  • Engage and develop appropriately skilled, capable and experienced personnel in accountability.
  • Support the development and implementation of systems for the Engineering and Mining departments to provide effective planning of work, efficient and safe work practices, monitoring of performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the work carried out by the maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost
  • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices.
  • Assign tasks to subordinates in line with achieving the agreed production plan
  • Lead a team of engineers to specify, design, analyse and verify new components and systems.
  • Implement corporate programs, e.g. asset management strategies, System for People, Operational Effectiveness, etc, across areas of control.
  • Monitor the supply, availability and condition of parts, inventory, general and specific consumables and rotable equipment required to provide assured sustainable operation of the mining operation.
  • Prepare the departmental budget that supports the company’s objectives and strategy
  • Ensure cost impacts in the area of accountability are evaluated, approved, and the budget is revised
  • Identify, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage the department in line with operational budget
  • Communicate to subordinates the relevant financial detail to each individual’s level ensuring their understanding and obligations to meet the budget goals
  • Identify in a timely manner all current and potential risks to the Refurbishment, Construction and Maintenance activities utilising the established Risk Management System, identifying activities and strategies to eliminate, manage or mitigate these risks
  • Provide input and support into establishing and maintaining Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), budget, schedule, and construction work packs for refurbishment activities.
  • Oversee the Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process, review and approve appropriate technical and non-technical documentation
  • Continuously identify opportunities to improve cost, schedule, quality and safety outcomes to all engineering, mining, refurbishment and construction activities undertaken

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical or Maintenance Engineering, or equivalent
  • Financial, commercial and project management through work experience and courses

 
Experience 

  • An experienced mechanical/electrical/ maintenance engineer with 10+ years experience in underground Infrastructure maintenance
  • Experience in management of Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Knowledge of SAP PM module

Legal Requirements

  • Must possess Engineering Managers Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana.
  • Professional Certificated Engineer with a relevant certification body

Technical Competencies

  • Strong maintenance competencies in fixed plants and mobile equipment
  • Sound project management skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems
  • Detail-oriented to understand complex systems and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel
  • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge in AGA standards
  • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
  • Demonstrated understanding of good engineering practices

Leadership Competencies

  • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs;
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;
  • Model work behaviours for your subordinates,
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
  • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
  • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem-solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers
  • Able to work with different kinds of people
  • Organisational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 10TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Shaft & Winders Superintendent.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Shaft & Winders Superintendent is accountable for monitoring and control of the winding equipment to ensure the operation is always compliant, safe, in accordance with operational and Engineering policies, standards, systems and procedures to maximise plant (winder) availability in a compliant, safe, sustainable, cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
  • Demonstrate safety behaviour that is consistent with AGAG’s vision and values.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed, so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Timely investigation of all injuries, illness, and incidents with action plans developed to prevent recurrences
  • Ensure monitoring and data collection to demonstrate compliance, in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan.
  • Ensure zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure.
  • Investigate process interruptions using ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools
  • Using AGA’s How we Work guidelines, clearly define the roles and accountabilities of subordinates.
  • Ensure the organisation structure is capable of delivering the required certified personnel to maintain winding plants and shafts fulfilling the strategic requirements at recommencement of operations.
  • Communicate policies and procedures in a manner so as to achieve full understanding and compliance
  • Provide guidance to subordinates in leadership techniques to achieve maximum performance
  • Develop a skills matrix that includes all disciplines and individual achievements.
  • Ensure operational areas maintain the skills matrix up-to-date
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action
  • Develop an appropriate succession plan for key positions with the correct supportive development plan
  • Review, approve and sign off the winding maintenance training items detailed in the Refurbishment Execution Plan and schedule, infrastructure detailed design requirements, detailed testing plans, operational commissioning plans, handover plans, training plans, manuals, records, drawings, specifications and documents issued.
  • Deliver winder operating and maintenance training and qualification levels consistent with the refurbishment plan and commencement of operations stages.
  • Comply with reporting processes for managing training and qualification commensurate with winding equipment installation and refurbishment to deliver winding operations that meet cost, schedule and quality expectations consistent with the scope and quality contained in the Feasibility Study within area of accountability.
  • Proactively control the training and qualifications process to avoid potential project cost and schedule overruns, whilst maintaining safety, budget, schedule and quality targets.
  • Communicate accurate and timely maintenance schedule delivery, progress, cost and quality information in the area of accountability.
  • Design and put in place reporting structure to provide major inputs to Engineering Manager – UG to allow reporting of Operational Readiness for the winding operations.
  • Monitor the compliant completion of the winding aspects of the Operational Readiness plan for the mining teams including localisation plan.
  • Engage and develop appropriately skilled, capable and experienced personnel in the area of accountability.
  • Use the systems for the winding section to provide effective planning of work, efficient and safe work practices, monitoring of performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Identify sub-standard work practices, identify root cause and eliminate by corrective action.
  • Task subordinates in line with achieving the agreed production plan
  • Work with the team of Specialists to specify, design, analyze and verify new components and systems.
  • Implement corporate programs, e.g. asset management strategies, System for People, Operational Effectiveness, etc. across areas of control.
  • Deploy management routines to identify defects in the workplace
  • Establish rapports with the other departments to ensure common goals are identified and reached
  • Provide technical expertise input in the development of a 2-year plan for winding activities:
    • Ensure statutory and corporate compliance
    • Identify trends in winding equipment and operations to support performance
    • Monitor failure root cause analysis
    • Identify and consider the applicability of new technology and products
    • Monitor the stage of the life cycle costing of key equipment with consideration to changing operational parameters
    • Evaluate the cost of changing operational parameters
    • Contribute electrical maintenance input to optimise processing plant availability and capability in a sustainable manner.
  • Contribute to the sustainable use of the winding equipment:
    • Plan and monitor completion of necessary training
    • Plan, monitor and analyse to ensure long term sustainable operation of equipment
    • Monitoring of the usage of winding equipment
  • Ensure cost impacts in area of accountability are evaluated, approved and budget is revised
  • Control delivery of winder maintenance training to the approved budget whilst proposing solutions to adapt to unforeseen circumstances and identify and discuss opportunities to exceed annual budget and action authorised changes
  • Identify, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage the department in line with operational budget
  • Develop and maintain the maintenance training portion of the Winding Engineering Management Plan, as a key Project Execution Plan sub plan for the area of accountability
  • Arrange input and support into establishing and maintaining Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), budget, schedule, and construction work packs for refurbishment activities.
  • Oversee the Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process, review and approve appropriate technical and non-technical documentation.
  • Review and input into relevant plans such as Health, Safety, Quality and Commissioning

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Maintenance Engineering, or equivalent
  • Financial, commercial and project management through work experience and courses.

 
Experience 

  • An experienced Winder Operations Manager/Specialist with 10+ years’ experience in underground mining
  • Experience with Winder and Shaft maintenance, covering all aspects
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Knowledge of SAP PM module

Legal Requirement

  • Must possess Engineering Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana.

Technical Competencies

  • Strong Winder Operations competencies in underground mining
  • Sound project management skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel
  • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge in AGA standards
  • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
  • Demonstrated understanding of good Engineering practices and the implementation of proactive maintenance strategies

Leadership Competencies

  • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs;
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;
  • Model work behaviours for your subordinates,
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
  • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
  • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem-solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers
  • Able to work different kinds of people
  • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 17TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Construction Supervisor – Electrical. 
 

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Construction Supervisor – Electrical will be responsible for the field supervision of Electrical construction crews (LV and MV) works at the Obuasi KMS surface, shaft, and underground areas. The supervisor will be accountable for maintaining progress as per Project schedule and for overseeing the teams to work in a safe and responsible manner, according to the mine safety procedures and protocols.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work compliantly with the requirement of government of Ghana agencies, environmental, health and safety legislation and AGAG regulations.
  • Accept personal responsibility for health and safety and that of every mine worker by his/her work. Also having a duty of care for themselves and others in a working environment.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment where risks are assessed and managed on a daily base.
  • Responsible and accountable for their team’s environmental obligations and performances by conducting informal meetings with team and reporting any weaknesses in the environmental procedures.
  • Enforce all environmental work procedures that have been issued by the Departmental Manager.
  • Investigate all environmental incidents in their assigned work areas. Immediately after an incident, complete an incident report form and submit to the Departmental Manager for onward submission to the Environmental Manager or his representative. A preliminary investigation report and any recommendations for preventing a recurrence should be included on the incident report form.
  • Attend all scheduled and assigned environmental training meetings.
  • Act on all employee environmental complaints and suggestions.
  • Adhere to the site’s environmental management plan.
  • Manage the electrical construction teams on a daily base, maximizing the productivity and ensuring the team compliance to the safety regulations.
  • Manage the installation of cables, terminations and supporting structures to various Motor control centers and MV Panels.
  • Manage the installation of Electrical panels according to OEM specifications and standards Planning and quality control of installations.
  • Provide technical input regarding installation techniques and any unforeseen technical queries that may arise
  • Keep a daily progress diary and update project schedule accordingly

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Engineering Degree in Electrical or Minimum of technical diploma N4 Electrical

Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in electrical construction.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Underground Environment electrical construction.
  • Experience in assembly and wiring of Motor control centers.
  • Experience in assembly and wiring of 11kv switchgear.
  • Experience with MV terminations and joints, minimum of 50 terminations and 20 joints.
  • Must be competent to read and interpret schematics, SLD and PLC termination schedules.
  • Must have experience in leading and managing multiple teams.
  • Experience to do Quality control and the importance of proper documentation.
  • Experience with testing and certifying MV cables and installations.
  • Experience with cold commissioning and the managing of process control changes.
  • Experience with Fault finding and problem solving with control circuits

Legal Requirement

  • Must possess relevant certificate of competency from Minerals Commission of Ghana

Technical Competencies

  • Strong construction work competencies in an underground environment a must.
  • Sound project management skills.
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Strong planning and management skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of good engineering practices and the implementation thereof
  • Must have previous personal experience with terminating MV as well as LV Cables
  • Must have a good understanding of the use of cable block diagrams, schematics and loop drawings

Other Competencies

  • Model work behaviors for your subordinates.
  • Consistent with the company values.
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction cycle through its life cycle.
  • Able to work with different kinds of people
  • Organized skills to keep track of many workers, schedules and work fronts all at once

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 10TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Master Data Specialist.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The core purpose of this role is to implement and deliver an end to end Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) supportive solution to PM focusing on systems design, user acceptance and enablement to facilitate, support and enhance optimum business processes and decision making. This includes Technical Design / Validation, Data, Training, Change Management and Role design to enable the delivery of the Asset Management Program at all AngloGold Ashanti Africa Sites.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Review SAP PM system maintenance activities for completion and quality.
  • Act as the conduit between the business and the global oneERP System.
  • Assist with “troubleshooting” and translate functional business requirements into technical requirements where system changes are required.
  • Identify business changes that may impact the system
  • Develop master data quality to enable automation of the ERP processes.
  • Monitor and assure the compliance to maintenance tactic review and amendment subsequent to incidents.
  • Identify gaps where business processes are not effectively supported by the system.
  • Escalate user incidents to the appropriate levels of support for resolution.
  • Implement the Asset Management Framework relevant to the planning and scheduling team members.
  • Monitor and assure planning process i.e.: TM1 HME to inform an accurate budget and short term budgeting process
  • Reduce waste and optimize processes to improve asset performance
  • Assist in supporting, coaching, and training end-users by extracting and interpreting system reports from ServiceNow
  • Fulfil end-user requests for access to the oneERP system, by activating the request in GRC
  • Monitor end-user activity and identify trends.
  • Mature the skills and utilization of the ERP solution
  • Interact with the ServiceNow system as a tool for resolving end-user incidents, or for fulfilling end-user requests
  • “Own” end-user incidents and requests throughout the SAP value-chain process – from logging at the service desk to resolution.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

 
Experience 

  • Minimum of five (5) years work experience in a related position
  • Knowledge of SAP PM module 

Technical Competencies

  • Commercial acumen relevant to the role
  • Demonstrated capability in organizing work, setting priorities and exercising sound independent judgement
  • Strong ability to lead and work effectively with people
  • Personal credibility with strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • High energy and level of enthusiasm for the work with high performance goals for self and team
  • Preparedness to take a well-reasoned stand on matters of importance
  • Behaviour consistent with AngloGold Ashanti’s Values
  • Mining and Processing acumen relevant to the role
  • • Sound understanding of SAP PM modules
  • • Sound understanding of AGA Asset Management principles, policies, process etc.
  • • Sound understanding of components and key drivers of the mining value chain
  • • Sound understanding of Organisational Risk & Change management
  • • Good Conflict management skills
  • • Good coaching training and problem solving skills

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 17TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Mechanical Supervisor. 

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Mechanical Supervisor is accountable for planning, monitoring, and controlling the work output to standard of all mechanical aspects, refurbishment in first instance, through policies, standards, processes and procedures.

The role is also accountable for ensuring the mechanical refurbishment, later maintenance team delivers safe, productive, and efficient operational output. The role holder will be accountable for coordinating and providing control of the refurbishment/ maintenance of mechanical aspects of the Mine Infrastructure on site, ensuring that the team maintains equipment according to the original equipment manufacturer standards so that it can be handed over in a timely manner, ‘fit for purpose’ to the mining operations team for safe and efficient use.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety
  • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Accountable for team’s environmental obligations and performances.
  • Conduct formal meetings with team and report any weaknesses in the environmental procedures.
  • Enforce all environmental work procedures that have been issued by the Departmental Manager.
  • Investigate all environmental incidents in assigned work areas and prepare reports with recommendations for the Departmental Manager for onward submission to the Environmental Manager or his representative
  • Gather information for the Mechanical Engineer
  • Conduct periodic audits of all mechanical infrastructure during refurbishment, later maintenance
  • Conduct reviews of the refurbishment, later maintenance, of the Mine Infrastructure to identify actions for continuous improvement
  • Assist the Mechanical Engineer to develop condition monitoring routes and checks for infrastructure equipment.
  • Execute refurbishment, later maintenance, work checks on a routine scheduled basis. This includes visual checks, vibration data collection, infrared data collection, ultrasonic data collection, motor current and flux data collection, simple NDT data collection.
  • Analyse and trend predictive maintenance data (vibration, IR, etc.) to determine plant condition and report this condition for action.
  • Monitor general physical condition of plant assets and report
  • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary.
  • Conduct periodic audits of all mechanical infrastructure during refurbishment, later maintenance
  • Conduct reviews of the refurbishment, later maintenance, of the Mine Infrastructure to identify actions for continuous improvement
  • Ensure routine condition monitoring tasks are performed on all the rotating equipment by data collection using advanced portable data collectors and other tools according to the established schedules and also as per the plant requirements.
  • Manage work teams to execute project work in line with schedule and cost

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Experience

  • An experienced mechanical maintenance Supervisor with 5+ years’ experience in, preferably, Mine Infrastructure maintenance
  • Underground work experience in shafts, conveyor belts, winders, pumps, crushers
  • Experience in management of Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)
  • Experience in Project Management

Technical Competencies

  • Strong mechanical maintenance competencies in mining and/or extractive metallurgy environment
  • Sound project management skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel
  • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge in AGA standards

Other Competencies

  • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs.
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs.
  • Model work behaviours for your subordinates,
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
  • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
  • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help co-workers
  • Able to work different kinds of people
  • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 17TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Clerk of Works – QAQC. 

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Clerk of Works – QA/QC will inspect the workmanship, quality, and safety of work on construction sites and report back to senior managers and Clients. The Clerk of Works – QA/QC will be conducting regular site inspections and checking that construction specifications are followed correctly. He/she will be responsible for inspecting construction work to ensure it meets all relevant Mine, MINCOM, and relevant standards and health and safety requirements.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Inspect construction work and ensure compliance with design drawings and specifications
  • Measuring and quality checking building materials
  • Identify construction deviations/non-conformances and report to Senior Civil Engineer as well as the Contractor. Create and maintain a non-conformance register.
  • Refer to plans and keep a construction photograph record of work, along with measurements and samples
  • Ensure that building regulations, health and safety, legal and environmental requirements are met
  • Create and maintain a dossier as part of the MDR for the construction installation, testing and commissioning ready for handover to Operations.
  • Prepare and conduct walkdowns of complete construction infrastructures
  • Produce and maintain a punch-list register generated from the walkdowns.
  • Deliver infrastructure requirements consistent with the procurement and contracting strategy, which addresses the construction time, cost, and quality risks.
  • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction and mining workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Oversee all relevant inspections and testing procedures to ensure quality and/or performance is in line with specifications, designs, and requirements.
  • Advise progress and KPI status in a timely manner to the management team, particularly potential cost, and schedule or quality variances.
  • Weekly, monthly reporting to produce accurate and timely information that can clearly convey the status of the quality for the construction works.
  • Participate in formal cost and schedule reviews to support accurate and timely reporting.
  • Contribute to the Project risk register as required.
  • Proactively control the construction activities to avoid potential project cost and schedule overruns. Communicate accurate and timely construction schedule delivery, progress, cost, and quality.
  • Ensure monitoring and data collection to demonstrate execution of the construction works on all phases of the works in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Support interface management for construction and refurbishment works.
  • Verify that the construction production daily targets are within the approved project schedule, achieving all critical intermediate milestones and targets.
  • Identify, communicate, and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
  • Work compliantly with the requirement of government of Ghana agencies, environmental, health and safety legislation and AGAG regulations.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Geological Engineering

Experience

  • An experienced QA/QC Engineer with 7+ years’ experience in, preferably civil and earthworks construction.
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Experience in HSE
  • Experience in QA/QC Management

Technical Competencies

  • Sound project management skills
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project, and Excel
  • Familiarity with design software, such as Autodesk, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D
  • Excellent time management skills to ensure project deadlines are met

Other Competencies

  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed, so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective actions for direct reports
  • Communicate policies and procedures in a manner to achieve full understanding and compliance.
  • Monitor the risk and risk mitigation plans for all activities for the construction works
  • Deliver the Safety Management Plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
  • Model work behaviors for the team consistent with company values

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 17TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Shaft and Winder Specialist. 
 

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Shafts & Winder Specialist, reporting to the Construction Manager, is accountable to maintain all winders and shafts on site during project duration, that is on surface and underground (sub-vertical), through the provision of training and guidance in accordance with an application of national and international, as well as AGAG, safety and operational engineering policies, standards, systems and procedures. The role incumbent shall ensure all maintenance personnel are trained fully and licensed in a compliant, safe and sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.

The role is also accountable for planning and executing all related refurbishment and maintenance with regard to the winders & shafts to deliver safe, productive, and efficient operation of all shafts on site.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Review safety standards and work practices for the operating maintenance training and work processes to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
  • Demonstrate safety behaviour that is consistent with AGAG’s vision and values.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed, so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Continuous improvement of design and field safety performance.
  • Inspections, audits, JHA, etc. of the Safety Management System delivering compliance
  • Timely investigation of all injuries, illness, and incidents with actions plans developed to prevent recurrences
  • Review, approval and sign off of the winding and shafts refurbishment and operations maintenance training items detailed in the Refurbishment Execution Plan and schedule, infrastructure detailed design requirements, detailed testing plans, operational commissioning plans, handover plans, training plans, manuals, records, drawings, specifications and documents issued.
  • Deliver winder operating and maintenance training and qualification levels consistent with the refurbishment plan and commencement of operations stages.
  • Comply with reporting processes for managing training and qualification commensurate with winding equipment installation and refurbishment to deliver winding operations that meet cost, schedule and quality expectations consistent with the scope and quality contained in the Feasibility Study within area of accountability.
  • Proactively control the training and qualifications process to avoid potential project cost and schedule overruns, whilst maintaining safety, budget, schedule and quality targets.
  • Communicate accurate and timely maintenance schedule delivery, progress, cost and quality information in the area of accountability.
  • Monitor the compliant completion of the winding aspects of the Operational Readiness plan for the mining teams including localization plan.
  • Engage and develop appropriately skilled, capable and experienced personnel in the area of accountability.
  • Use the systems for the winding section to provide effective planning of work, efficient and safe work practices, monitoring of performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Verify and report the standard of training of the winder maintenance teams during the Phase 3 Operations.
  • Monitor and ensure the work carried out by the underground and surface maintenance team on the winding equipment is of a standard that is compliant, supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost.
  • Identify sub-standard work practices, identify root cause and eliminate by corrective action.
  • Task subordinates in line with achieving the agreed production plan
  • Work with the team of Specialists to specify, design, analyze and verify new components and systems.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Higher Diploma in Mechanical or Maintenance Engineering or equivalent

Experience

  • An experienced Winder Operations Manager/Specialist with 10+ years’ experience in underground mining
  • Experience with Winder and Shaft maintenance, covering all aspects
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Experience in Construction Management

Legal Competency

  • Must possess Engineering Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana

Technical Competencies

  • Strong Winder Operations competencies in underground mining
  • Sound project management and Construction skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
  • A hands-on approach and be willing to work long hours to obtain the required results.
  • Winder hoisting ropes
  • Shaft operation and Support
  • Shaft dewatering and pumping systems
  • Shaft repair work

Other Competencies

  • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs.
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs.
  • Model work behaviours for your subordinates,
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
  • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
  • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem-solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers
  • Able to work different cultures of people

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 17TH MARCH, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

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