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  • Posted: Jul 8, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited is currently on a journey to redevelop the Obuasi Gold Mine into a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

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    Mechanical Technician – Heave Machinery Equipment

    The Mechanical Technician – HME reports to the HME Supervisor and is accountable for executing all Maintenance task on Mobile, Overhead Cranes and Forklifts as well as Keeping Records on all lifting tackles in line with all Statutory Compliance to LI2182 in a safe manner as instructed during refurbishment, later maintenance of the HME equipment and



    • Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety.
    • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan.
    • Gather information for the Supervisor for reporting performance.
    • Conduct periodic audits of all HME equipment in infrastructure.
    • Observe and identify actions for continuous improvement.
    • Organize information for the Supervisor to allow development of condition monitoring routes and checks for equipment.
    • Receive work orders from and report back in a timely manner for closure of work orders in the SAP asset maintenance management.
    • Execute maintenance work to required tasked quality, according to standards, timeliness and AGAG compliance.
    • Execute equipment checks on a routine scheduled basis. This include visual checks, vibration data collection, infrared data collection, ultrasonic data collection, prime mover condition and data collection, simple NDT data collection.
    • Monitor and report predictive maintenance data to determine equipment condition and report this condition for action.
    • Escalate information and observations to allow generation of work requests in SAP as required for maintenance planning and scheduling.
    • After completion of work, provide information for correct close out of the work orders.
    • Execute routine condition monitoring tasks on all the rotating equipment for data collection according to the established schedules and as per OEM requirements.
    • Identify, communicate, and escalate potential cost reduction initiatives to the Supervisor.
    • Propose cost savings projects.
    • Execute work in a timely manner; escalate real or potential delays to Supervisor.
    • Provide information to permit logging of monitored equipment performance on asset health system and take proactive measures to register and escalate symptoms of potential failure.
    • Report directly to the Supervisor on issues and identify and execute improvement projects
    • Stop equipment from working if there exists a high risk or unsafe to be used and report to the Supervisor.



    • Secondary / Technical Education
    • Certificate of successful completion of respected mechanical trade apprenticeship (example: City and Guilds).

    • National Vocational Trade Institute (NVTI) Certificate Grade 1
    • Certified training of LI2182 requirements


    • Five (5) years of experience of post-apprenticeship work in a mechanical trade (Preferably in a Mining/Construction Environment)
    • Familiarity with the Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health Safety and Technical) Regulations

    Legal Requirement

    • Inspecting/operating Certificate of Competency issued by Mincom.

    Technical Competencies

    • Fully literate and numerate
    • Fully competent in mechanical trade
    • Knowledge in crane safe operation

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited on to apply

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