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  • Posted: Mar 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Drill Helper

    To assist in providing support services during the operation of drills, consumable management and change-outs, quality assurance for all drill holes, in a safe and controlled manner.

    Essential Duties

    • Attend all pre-drill instruction meetings.
    • Communicate with and receive instruction from the Drill Supervisor and follow specified instructions, prior to the execution of activities.
    • Assist in loading, securing, and unloading drill equipment.
    • Assist the Drillers in the positioning and movement of the drill.
    • Utilize pegs to stake out the drill hole sites when the jigsaw system is down.
    • Measure the depth required for drill holes using measuring equipment.
    • Spray-mark the depth of the hole, adjacent to the drill hole.
    • Support drill tool change activities in a safe and efficient manner
    • Assist and conduct inspection of all drill holes in preparation for the blast crew
    • Keeping drilling locations clean and orderly.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations)

    • Senior School Certificate
    • Drivers’ License.


    • Minimum of 6 months’ working experience in drilling or mining site.

    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 a heavy mining equipment 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, earplugs and dust mask according to working conditions.
    • Incumbent is expected to lift heavy materials and/or operate heavy machinery and is exposed to moving machinery.
    • Incumbent has to work for extended hours.

    Method of Application

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

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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