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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2020
    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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    • To provide semi-skilled assistance including daily provision of lubes, fuel, grease, and inspection of heavy mining  and auxiliary equipment to maintenance high standard equipment health to effective maintenance engineering of mining/auxiliary equipment.

    Essential Duties

    Maintenance Duties

    • Perform daily servicing of heavy mining and auxiliary equipment.
    • Assist and performs oil checks and oil changes on equipment.
    • Responsible for changing transmission oil and other fluids to maintaining equipment or vehicle standards conditions.
    • Maintain daily/shift service, fuel and lubes records, and provides information and recommendations about the equipment to dispatchers and supervisors.
    • Perform routine checks, daily inspections, pressure/temperature checks and fluid levels maintenance service of all equipment including.
    • Greasing of all available required greasing points, bearings and joints examines components joints.
    • Provide daily distribution fuel to mining equipment as schedule.
    • Collaborate and follow daily schedule as directed by the maintenance dispatchers or shift supervisors
    • Daily inspection and report all defects on the service trucks for repairs and correction.
    • Ensure service or lube trucks and its nozzles / wigins are always clean and in good condition.

    Health and Safety Management

    • Comply with all Newmont and regulatory agency Health, Safety, Loss Prevention and Environmental procedures, requirements and standards.
    • Operate in a safe manner and take steps to prevent minimal wear and tear and/or damage to equipment.
    • Work without risk or harm to others.
    • Maintain a strong focus of safety throughout all activities.
    • Attend daily morning safety meetings.
    • Observe and adherence to all fatality risk management (FRM) critical controls.
    • Observe all exclusion zones in the pits as required by geotechnical team.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Senior High School Certificate or Mechanical Technician

    Additional Knowledge:

    • General understanding of maintenance engineering.
    • Must possess  a valid Ghanaian Driver’s License “E “and a License “C” will be an added advantage
    • Ability to operate an Articulated Dump Truck (ADT)


    • Minimum of 1 year mechanical and / or electrical maintenance experience, preferably in a mining or industrial environment.

    Technical Skills:

    • Basic communication (English written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to read and understand documentation.
    • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with peers and supervisor.

    Behavioral Attributes:

    • Manual dexterity.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Self-motivated.
    • Team player.
    • Technically inclined.
    • Tenacity.
    • Ability to work well under pressure

    Working Conditions

    • Position is located 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 work in confined spaces and will be exposed to extreme vibration.
    • Work Environment: The employee is required to operate in a safety-critical environment with hazardous materials and potentially harmful / dangerous machinery and equipment. The employee is frequently exposed to noise more than 85 decibels, and to fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc. The incumbent will regularly lift heavy materials and / or operate heavy machinery.

    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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