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Mechanical Technician – Ropes Needed for Employment

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to employ as a Mechanical Technician – Ropes.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Mechanical Technician – Ropes reports to the Mechanical Supervisor – Winders and is accountable for general mechanical maintenance and repair of mine infrastructure and winding machinery, winder ropes statutory inspection, ore transport equipment and materials movement in a safe manner and compliant with LI2182 (Government of Ghana Law).

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 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
  • Promote a culture of safety and practice zero tolerance to non-compliance at all times
  • Protect and promote safe environment practices in compliance to the legislation and work environment principles
  • Test rigging to ensure safety & reliability
  • Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving
  • Select gear, such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights, sizes & facilities
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain falls or other equipment
  • Tilt, Dip, and Turn suspended loads to manoeuvre over, under or around obstacles
  • Install ground rigging for yarding lines
  • Align, level, and anchor machinery
  • Fabricate, set up & repair rigging, supporting structures, hoists & pulling gear
  • Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams & ceilings
  • Dismantle & store rigging equipment after use
  • Conduct Daily Winders Ropes inspections and Ropes Statutory Maintenance in accordance with AGA Standard.
  • Perform 6-Monthly Winder Ropes Recaps and Winder Maintenance per AGA Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Carry out House Keeping at the winder houses and supporting shaft Activities when required.
  • Report daily on Ropes inspections to the Winder/ Ropes Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) Part II or equivalent

Experience 

  • Five (5) + years of post-apprenticeship work in a mechanical trade. Winder maintenance will be advantage.
  • Familiarity with the Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health Safety and Technical) Regulation.
  • Wide fabrication experience.

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

CLOSING DATE: 24TH OCTOBER, 2022.

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