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  • Posted: Sep 20, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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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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    Engineer III

    About This Role

    • To perform a variety of engineering duties in the development, modification or adaptation of established systems, processes and / or project plans.


    In This Role You Will
    Mine Planning

    • Prepare, review, and evaluate mine design, mine plans, ore control, project feasibility and productivity studies.
    • Perform cash flow analysis and financial modelling.
    • Mentor and coach less experienced engineers.
    • Maintain tools required for short and medium-term planning.
    • Develop practical mining plans based on all available geological information to support medium and long-term mine planning and production goals.
    • Plan, organise and coordinate surveys, tests, or investigations through the collection of data points.
    • Generate and develop pit / waste dump designs, blast designs and processing plans.
    • Prepare plans for mines, including pits and haul roads for open pit operations, using CAD and Mine Planning Software.
    • Coordinate all drill and blast activities with Drill & Blast, Load and Haul Supervisors, Geotechnical and Mine Engineers, Geology and Operations Superintendent.
    • Liaise with the blasting contractor, by communicating company policies, accruals, safety audits, budgeting and scheduling.
    • Produce drill pattern, loading design, timing sequence using the available drill and blast software suite.
    • Support in the development of annual drilling and blasting budgets.

    Mine Analyses and Investigations

    • Screen mine assignments for unusual and / or challenging problems and select techniques and procedures to be applied to non-routine work.
    • Interpret the results arising out of the surveys, tests or investigations and prepare recommendations.
    • Contribute to the assessment of manpower, capital and equipment requirements to meet objectives.
    • Participate in engineering feasibility studies to define:
    • proper mining methods, equipment selections, mine site facilities, capital and operating costs, manpower and product requirements.

    Mine Operational Delivery

    • Generate short term (i.e. weekly and monthly) production schedules and budgets.
    • Apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
    • Oversee the construction of the mine and the installation of all necessary plant and equipment.
    • Lead the implementation of cutting edge processes and safety practices.
    • Ensure drill and blast activities are aligned with mine designs, geotechnical wall standards and mine operations schedules.
    • Sign off on blast designs and charge plans before blasting.
    • Implement Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QAQC) program before and after blast for continuous improvement.
    • Work with the Geology department to ensure that blast hole samples are representative and ensure its accuracy.

    Mine Optimisation

    • Play a leading role in improving operational efficiency and quality and controlling production costs at all stages of the Life of Mine cycle.
    • Work cooperatively with other departments, project managers, supply chain and Mine management to optimise production, reduce costs, solve problems and meet deadlines.
    • Provide troubleshooting support to improve operational efficiencies.
    • Make minor adaptations and / or modifications to established engineering plans and systems.

    Stakeholder Communication

    • Lead and collaborate with the mine build team to ensure projects are completed according to set timelines and budgets and high-quality standards.
    • Consult with Geologists and other Engineers regarding the design, selection and provision of machines, facilities and systems for mining.
    • Supervise contractors, negotiate variations and remedial works, assure and control quality, measure work done and approve mine work.


    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist
    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Bachelors’ degree in Mine Engineering.
    • Additional Knowledge
    • Mine Foreman Certificate of Competency.
    • Advanced proficiency in MineSight 3D software.
    • Proficiency in cost modelling software e.g. Xeras.
    • Competency in explosives handling, storage and legislation knowledge.


    Experience

    • Minimum of 4 – 7 years’ working experience in a large Open Pit Mining environment.
    • Technical Skills
    • Strong computer literacy skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), MS Project, Programming, Coding and Application Software.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong communication (written and verbal),report writing, presentation skills.
    • Strong planning, organising and prioritising skills.
    • Ability to visualise three-dimensional (3D) layouts.
    • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of personnel.

     

    Behavioural Attributes

    • Adaptable, Analytical, Deadline driven, Safety conscious, Self-managed.
    • Working Conditions

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    Graduate Trainee - Underground

    About This Role:

    • Newmont’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is the flagship program for recent university graduates.
    • Each year, Newmont selects the most promising graduates to join our Ahafo and Akyem Mine sites and learn our business from the ground up through a structured two-year rotational program. 
    • The GDP participants help us to achieve our purpose – to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. This purpose is guided by five core values: Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and Responsibility. 
       

    In This Role You Will:

    • Undergo job rotations between teams within your discipline, giving you exposure to a variety of experiences over the two-year program.
    • Participate in meaningful work assignments and cross functional projects with clear goals and objectives.
    • Have structured job shadowing, allowing you to gain insight into areas outside of your discipline.
    • Engage in workplace coaching and mentoring to ensure your success.
    • Receive personal and leadership development opportunities for continuous learning.
    • Participate in structured activities with your peers to build your professional network.
    • Be exposed to an inclusive environment that truly values differences.
    • Have access to full-time employment with comprehensive benefits and wellness packages.
       

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:
    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering, Geological/Geology Engineering and Civil Engineering with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) not less than a Second Class Upper.


    Experience: 

    • Must have completed National Service in 2021 or currently undergoing National Service and due to complete this year 2022.
    • National Service experience with a mining company will be an added advantage. 
    • Knowledge of gold mining or broader hard rock mining.


    Technical Skills:

    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access).
    • Strong strategic mindset and leadership potential.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Assertive, influential and persuasive.
    • Presentation skills.
    • Act professional and show respect.
    • Proactive and results and quality driven.
    • Customer focused.
    • High level of integrity and trustworthiness.
    • Goal oriented and reliable.
    • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
    • Reliable, flexible and independent.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Strong attention to detail and deliver high levels of accuracy.
    • Must be self-motivated and results driven.
    • Able to work in a multi-national environment.
       

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    Graduate Trainee - Surface

    About This Role:

    • Newmont’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is the flagship program for recent university graduates.
    • Each year, Newmont selects the most promising graduates to join our  Ahafo and Akyem Mine sites and learn our business from the ground up through a structured two-year rotational program. 
    • The GDP participants help us to achieve our purpose – to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining.
    • This purpose is guided by five core values: Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and Responsibility. 


    In This Role You Will:

    • Undergo job rotations between teams within your discipline, giving you exposure to a variety of experiences over the two-year program.
    • Participate in meaningful work assignments and cross functional projects with clear goals and objectives.
    • Have structured job shadowing, allowing you to gain insight into areas outside of your discipline.
    • Engage in workplace coaching and mentoring to ensure your success.
    • Receive personal and leadership development opportunities for continuous learning.
    • Participate in structured activities with your peers to build your professional network.
    • Be exposed to an inclusive environment that truly values differences.
    • Have access to fixed-term employment with comprehensive benefits and wellness packages.
    • Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:


    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering, Metallurgical/Minerals Engineering, Geological/Geology Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) not less than a Second Class Upper.

    Experience: 

    • Must have completed National Service in 2021 or currently undergoing National Service and due to complete this year 2022.
    • National Service experience with a mining company will be an added advantage. 
    • Knowledge of gold mining or broader hard rock mining.


    Technical Skills:

    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access).
    • Strong strategic mindset and leadership potential.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Assertive, influential and persuasive.
    • Presentation skills.
    • Act professional and show respect.
    • Pro-active and results and quality driven.
    • Customer focused.
    • High level of integrity and trustworthiness.
    • Goal oriented and reliable.
    • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
    • Reliable, flexible and independent.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Strong attention to detail and deliver high levels of accuracy.
    • Must be self-motivated and results driven.
    • Able to work in a multi-national environment.

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