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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 21, 2022
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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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    Blastman

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    • The role of the Blastman is to safely follow all legislative instruments procedures to carry out blasting operations, and any related jobs at underground sections of the mine and ensure that all statutory requirements associated with the mining operation are adhered to in full compliance with the Mining Act and other related regulations.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and during task execution.
    • Report all incidents and ensure they have been investigated and corrective actions completed on time.
    • Act on all corrective actions assigned to you or under your jurisdiction and ensure timely completion.
    • Comply with AGAG Environmental Management, compliance and other legal requirements.
    • Take action to prevent environmental pollution
    • Comply and follow the operating procedures and environmental rules for the performance of the assigned job
    • Handle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures
    • Charge up holes, down-holes, and development drives.
    • Charge up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan.
    • Handle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures
    • Charge up holes, down-holes, and development drives.
    • Charge up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan.
    • Ensure that all statutory requirements associated with the mining operation are completed in compliance with the Mining Act and related regulations of the Republic of Ghana
    • Liaise with Geologist, Engineers and Shift Supervisors to optimize blast designs.
    • Demonstrate full understanding of Charge Plans and Charge Stopes according to plan
    • Liaise with Geologist, Engineers and Shift Supervisors to optimize blast designs
    • Maintain good working knowledge of the following relevant provisions applicable to the mine and have the capacity to work within:
    • Mineral and Mining (Health and Safety and Technical) Regulations 2012(L.I 282(
    • Mineral and Mining (Explosives) Regulations 2012(L.I 2177) 

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Qualification

    • WASSCE / SSCE  or 2 years working experience as a Blastman

    Experience

    • Two (2) to Five (5) years' operational experience within an underground mining
    • Previous experience working in Hard Rock Underground Mines (with International Underground Mining experience) 
    • Legal Requirement
    • Blasting certificate of competency
    • Technical Competencies
    • Valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and can drive underground is a plus
    • Knowledge in underground development and production charging and blasting
    • Sound mechanical knowledge of both the Normet and Hypercharge Unit
    • A strong focus toward safety and hazard identification

    Other Competencies

    • Flexible and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities
    • Excellent Communication Skills

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    Conveyor & Skip Operator

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    • To safely operate the skip and conveyor systems for effective and efficient material transportation to required designated bins and hoppers.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and during task execution.
    • Report all incidents and ensure they have been investigated and corrective actions completed on time.
    • Act on all corrective actions assigned to you or under your jurisdiction and ensure timely completion.
    • Comply with AGAG Environmental Management, compliance and other legal requirements.
    • Take action to prevent environmental pollution
    • Comply and follow the operating procedures and environmental rules for the performance of the assigned job
    • Ensure efficient operation of the Skip and Conveyor systems
    • Manage chutes and loading flasks for efficient loading of the skip to achieve set targets
    • Maintain good working knowledge of the operations of both skipping and conveyor activities
    • Generate and produce report of all shifts occurrence including ore or waste skipped, breakdown, change overs etc.
    • Ensure material usage are as per plan and prevent wastage
    • Identify the necessary hazard that can damage infrastructural installations/systems and correct anomalies during operations
    • Share knowledge and skills within team and work towards shift target achievement
    • Report to the supervisor of any suspected collusion.
    • Ensure that the workplace is well house kept
    • Comply with all best practices and corporate standards
    • Strictly work with developed standard operating procedures / job safety analysis (SOPs/JSA) to execute all assigned projects

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Qualification

    • WASSCE / SSCE / Post JHS Education 

    Experience 

    • 3 years’ experience in underground operations is an advantage
    • Knowledge in underground skipping and conveyor work systems is an advantage
       

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    Chute Operator

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    • The Chute Operator will be expected to safely operate the Wabby Chutes for effective loading of train hoppers/trucks for efficient transportation of materials to tipping points.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and during task execution.
    • Report all incidents and ensure they have been investigated and corrective actions completed on time.
    • Act on all corrective actions assigned to you or under your jurisdiction and ensure timely completion.
    • Comply with AGAG Environmental Management, compliance and other legal requirements.
    • Take action to prevent environmental pollution
    • Comply and follow the operating procedures and environmental rules for the performance of the assigned job
    • Assist for the efficient operations of the train in terms of prevention of derailment, and also assist in derailment works
    • Identify the necessary hazard that can damage infrastructural installations/systems and correct anomalies during operations
    • Maintain good working knowledge of chute and train operations
    • Assist the locomotive engine driver to safely deliver the trammed materials to the tips
    • Ensure material usage are as per plan and prevent
    • Keep records of all trammed activities during the shift and report to repository
    • Report to the supervisor of any suspected collusion.
    • Ensure that the workplace is well house kept

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Qualification

    • WASSCE / SSCE / Post JHS Education 

    Experience 

    • Three (3) years' experience in underground operations will be an advantage

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