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  • Posted: May 5, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
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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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    Driller

    To conduct daily operation of drills, monitor associated consumables to drill in an in-situ rock mass or boulders and prepare them sufficiently for blasting, in a safe and controlled manner.

    Essential Duties

    • Utilize the pre-split drill (Cubex) and production drill (D45KS) to accomplish various drill activities
    • Maneuver and position drill by using jigsaw system, site plans and layouts and set correct angles and depths.
    • Conduct pre-operational checks and monitor conditions by verifying component functionality, fluid levels and fittings, as well as depth and alignment of collaring positions.
    • Communicate with the Dispatcher and Supervisor regarding hazards encountered to provide sufficient information to the incoming Driller for the smooth running of Operations.
    • Prepare and maintain daily drill report and log book to outline shift activities.
    • Provide hands-on assistance during drilling activities to fellow colleagues to ensure that safe work practices always.
    • Follow all safety policies, procedures and legislation.
    • Attend daily pre start meetings.
    • Perform other related activities, as assigned by the Drill Supervisor.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Senior High School Certificate
    • MINCOM Equipment Competency.
    • License E (drill).

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Strong understanding of drill tool mechanical systems.
    • General understanding of mining operations.
    • General understanding of equipment controls and electronics.
    • General knowledge in mid-to-heavy equipment operation.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ drilling and off-siding experience in a large open pit or quarry 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 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.

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    E & I Technician J1

    • To conduct the safe troubleshooting, replacement, repair, testing and general maintenance of electrical and instrumentation production equipment and systems, according to electrical codes and specifications, to optimise plant processing and production

    Essential Duties

    1. Electrical Maintenance

    •  Execute on electrical maintenance tasks for completion, arising out of schedules received from the E&I Supervisor.
    •  Conduct daily work planning around STP’s, JHA / FLRA and SAFE checks.
    •  Identify, resolve and correct detected E&I faults and defects in equipment.
    •  Troubleshoot technical and / or operational problems.
    •  Conduct in-depth investigations into faults affecting equipment operations and process flows.
    •  Diagnose and repair electrical power and control systems, AC V/S drives and associated electrical equipment.
    •  Perform routine maintenance on all electrical equipment, in line with approved maintenance standards.
    •  Perform a variety of other maintenance tasks, including predictive and preventative electrical and instrumentation maintenance.
    •  Perform installations, maintenance and repair activities, in accordance with OEM specifications.
    •  Read and utilise electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, single line diagrams and circuit diagrams.
    •  Utilise hand tools, portable electrical tools and maintenance shop equipment safely and effectively.
    •  Test repaired equipment to determine the extent of effective functioning, including but not limited to maintenance of MCC’s, motors and drives.
    •  Confirm that tag-outs / lock-outs are in place when disconnecting / connecting and removing electrical motors.
    •  Monitor substations in the plant and carry out any maintenance procedures.
    •  Attend to breakdowns and power outages.
    •  Maintain sufficient spare availability and stock levels.
    •  Contribute to the development of Standard Task Procedures (STP’s).
    •  Strive to reduce downtime and minimise costs.

    2.  Health, Safety and Environment

    •  Deliver own prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
    •  Participate in regular (i.e. daily) safety leadership efforts.
    •  Assure that safety standards are adhered to.
    •  Eliminate any safety hazards caused by electrical defects.
    •  Contribute to and attend all safety meetings.

    3.  Reporting

    •  Maintain records of maintenance and repair work.
    •  Compile reports on field observations and factor results into weekly / fortnightly planning.

    4.  Solutions Analysis

    •  Examine all malfunctioned electronics and machines and diagnose whether to fix or replace.
    •  Analyse specified problems and issues to find the best technical solutions within OEM specifications and in accordance with local codes.
    •  Provide a hands-on solution for electrical faults and defects to equipment and machinery.
    •  Produce daily reports indicating the jobs completed for the day and submit the report to the E&I Supervisor.

    5.  Work Scheduling and Allocation

    •  Accomplish work objectives by determining own daily work and prioritisation schedule.
    •  Coordinate with support services and assign short-term tasks to other Technicians, as necessary.

    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 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 high temperature hazardous materials (chemicals and fumes during work at Reagent, CIL and Elution), sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc. The incumbent will regularly lift heavy materials and / or operate heavy machinery.

     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.

    Training & Experience

    • Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):
    •  Electrical Engineering Technician II Certificate.
    •  Other relevant Electrical Engineering Trade Test Certificate.

    Additional Knowledge:

    •  Strong knowledge of applicable electrical codes.
    •  Strong knowledge of process instrumentation.
    •  Sound knowledge of electrical maintenance principles and industry standards.
    •  Knowledge of the work management process.
    •  Knowledge of planning and scheduling.

    Experience:

    •  Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ electrical maintenance experience in a mining plant / process environment.
    •  Wide ranging experience across various voltage electrical works – extra-low, low and high.

    Technical Skills:

    •  Sound analytical and problem-solving skills.
    •  Sound communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    •  Sound computer literacy skills (SAP, MS Word, Outlook and other Windows applications).
    •  Ability to identify problems and to report by using technical names of equipment parts.
    •  Ability to develop / maintain electrical distribution, generation and transmission systems and networks.
    •  Ability to correctly read power meters and record the readings accurately.
    •  Ability to manage the quality of operations, in accordance with the quality standards of the organisation and international best practice.

     Ability to work with the following:

    •  Electrical Distribution Systems.
    •  Electrical Motors (low and High Voltage).
    •  Overhead power lines maintenance (Up to 34.5kV).
    •  Power transformers and its accessories.
    •  Power Factor correction devices i.e. PFC and SVC.
    •  Power control and monitoring relays.
    •  Overhead cranes / hoists.
    •  Industrial Un-interruptible Power Supply (UPS).
    •  Distributed Control Systems.
    •  Valves, Positioners, Actuators.
    •  Transducers and Transmitters.
    •  Digital and Analog Field Components.
    •  Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

    Behavioural Attributes:

    •  Accuracy.
    •  Detail focused.
    •  Follow-Through.
    •  Hand-Eye Coordination.
    •  Independent.
    •  Quality Oriented.
    •  Reliable.
    •  Safety Conscious.
    •  Self-Motivated.
    •  Team Player.
    •  Technically Inclined.
    •  Work well under pressure.

    Method of Application

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