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  • Posted: May 29, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.Newmonts Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Gha...
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    Dozer Operator

    To operate dozer to deliver daily maintenance of pit, dump and stockpile floors and roads, as well as managing the efficient operation of all dumping operations, in a safe and controlled manner.

    Essential Duties

    • Conduct pushing/ dozing activities such as:
    • Clearing pit environment after blasting activities.
    • Conducting clearing and stripping as required for mining activities.
    • Perform clean-up activities and maintain road grades for shovels / excavators and loaders.
    • Use dozer to perform cut and fill to design using GPS (dozer files) or field sticks / pegs.
    • Manage waste dump and stockpile tip-ends including the safe, accurate spotting of haul trucks for dumping.
    • Conduct post-shift inspections regarding hazards and defects identified and communicate these to Dispatch/ Supervisor and the incoming operators for the smooth running of Operations.
    • Communicate with Loading Equipment Operators to verify the safety of clean-up activities inside the loading unit proximity.
    • Inspect and operate dozer, in compliance with Newmont and manufacturer specifications.
    • Follow all safety policies, procedures and legislation.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations)

    • Senior High School Certificate.
    • Mineral Commission Operators License.
    • Drivers’ License E.
    • Knowledge and understanding of dozer operations.
    • General knowledge of dozers and other heavy equipment.


    • Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ dozing operation experience in an open pit-mining environment.

    Working Conditions

    Position is in a very remote location. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.

    • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to sit in the cabin of heavy mining equipment tracking over uneven surfaces for extended periods, climb stairs, walk and stand.
    • Work Environment: The noise level in the field environment is minimal. Occasional exposure to noise, fumes, high temperature, moving machinery, hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces, extreme weather conditions.
    • Protective Equipment (PPE): Work requires mandatory PPE such as helmet, goggles, high visible clothing, safety harness, ear plugs and dust mask according to working conditions.
    • Incumbent occasionally has to work overtime.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Newmont Goldcorp Corporation on to apply

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