• Posted: September 14, 2019
    Deadline: September 20, 2019
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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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    CIC Superintendent - Surface Mine Infrastructure.

    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.

    We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as CIC Superintendent - Surface Mine Infrastructure.

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    The CIC Superintendent – Surface Mine Infrastructure is accountable for the development and implementation of all CIC aspects of Surface Fixed Plant Infrastructure maintenance, including the CIC operation within Distribution, Primary Ventilation systems, Pastefill Plants, Refrigeration Systems, Potable Treatment Plants, etc. through the application of operational engineering policies, standards, systems and procedures to maximise plant availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Deliver the Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
    • Provide technical input to the Deputy Engineering Manager for inclusion to the Safety Manager, Refurbishment Manager, Planning Manager, Technical Services Manager and Construction Manager in order to develop the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
    • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction and mining workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
    • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
    • Demonstrate safety behaviour consistent with AGAG’s vision and values.
    • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
    • Continuously seek opportunities to improve design and field safety performance.
    • Execution of the CIC supervision of surface aspects of construction, refurbishment and maintenance activities in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan
    • Issue environmental related instruction to any employees at the workplace
    • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure
    • Utilise, ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced
    • Reduce energy usage by running the mine energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate within sphere of influence
    • Establish the Surface CIC Maintenance team required to support the role holder in executing the project
    • Using AGA’s How we Work guidelines, clearly define the roles and accountabilities of subordinates.
    • Support the Maintenance Lead – Surface and Deputy Engineering Manager in recruitment and appointment of people into role in accordance with AGA policy and localisation objectives as directed by the Senior Engineering Manager.
    • For those AGAG employees who will be part of the continuing operation prepare and execute training and development plans.
    • Ensure the organisation structure is capable of delivering the CIC maintenance strategy
    • Communicate policies and procedures in a manner so as to achieve full understanding and compliance
    • Provide guidance to subordinates in leadership techniques to achieve maximum performance
    • Develop skills matrix that includes all disciplines and individual achievements
    • Verify that supervisors complete the skills matrix and maintain up-to-date
    • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action
    • Develop an appropriate succession plan for key positions with the correct supportive development plan
    • For the CIC aspects of following surface work activities
      • Refurbish transport of ore and personnel (automation)
      • Refurbish Fridge Plants, Sewage plants, etc
      • Refurbish Primary Vent Fans
      • Refurbish surface fixed equipment workshops
      • Refurbish Surface air compressors and piping
      • Refurbish power distribution and cabling
      • Refurbish Surface operational water distribution
      • Refurbish operational instrumentation for data collection, process control
      • Refurbish surface telephony, wired and wireless communication and alarms
    • Ensures the Installation of instrumentation and control systems of surface fixed infrastructure supporting underground operations - ventilation fans, Refrigeration, generator plants and connecting these to the central control room
    • To support the Maintenance lead in ensuring all CIC equipment are refurbished, installed and maintained to the project requirements and original equipment manufacturer standards. The role is also to ensure that refurbishment and installations are executed in a timely manner and ‘fit for purpose’ to the surface operations team for safe and efficient use.
    • To effectively manage the activities of the work groups under this role’s control to improve safety, manage costs, reduce environmental incidents, and achieve the Obuasi Mine Redevelopment objectives
    • Provide major inputs to Maintenance Lead – Surface to allow reporting of Operational Readiness for the Underground engineering/maintenance throughout the operation.
    • Develop the CIC aspects of the Operational Readiness plan for the Mining, Mine Planning and Mine Engineering teams including localisation plan.
    • Implement the approved organisational structure required to deliver the project targets and future operational requirements.
    • Engage and develop appropriately skilled, capable and experienced personnel in the area of accountability.
    • Support the development and implementation of systems for the Engineering and Mining departments to provide effective planning of work, efficient and safe work practices, monitoring of performance and promote continuous improvement.
    • Maintain the electrics of the underground equipment and underground mine infrastructure during the Phase1 & 2 Operations.
    • Ensure the work carried out by the surface CIC maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost
    • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices.
    • Assign tasks to subordinates in line with achieving the agreed production plan
    • Lead a team of supervisors to specify, design, analyze and verify new components and systems. 
    • Implement corporate programs, e.g. asset management strategies, System for People, Operational Effectiveness, etc. across areas of control.
    • Deploy management routines to identify defects in the workplace
    • Establish good rapport with the other departments to ensure common goals are identified and reached
    • Prepare the departmental budget that supports the company’s objectives and strategy
    • Ensure cost impacts in area of accountability are evaluated, approved and budget is revised
    • Identify, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
    • Manage the department in line with operational budget
    • Weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting, produce accurate and timely information that can clearly convey the status of safety, cost, schedule and quality for the refurbishment works.
    • Advise progress and KPI status in a timely manner to the management team, particularly potential cost, and schedule or quality variances.
    • Review and provide feedback regarding contractor’s progress claims work practices and eliminates them by corrective action

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Qualification

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics, Communications, Control Technologies or Maintenance Engineering, or equivalent
    • Financial, commercial and project management through work experience and courses.

    Experience

    • An experienced Control, Instrumentation and Communications (CIC) maintenance engineer with 7+ years’ experience in, preferably Mine Infrastructure maintenance
    • Experience in management of Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)
    • Experience in SCADA
    • Experience in Project Management
    • Knowledge of SAP PM module

    Legal Requirements

    • Must possess a minimum of Engineering Superintendent’s Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of

      Ghana.

    • Professional Certificated Engineer from GhIE or IET (As stated in Ghana Engineering Council Act 2011, Act 819)

    Technical Competencies

    • Strong Control, Instrumentation and Communications (CIC) maintenance competencies in underground environments on fixed plants and mobile equipment
    • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
    • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel
    • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing
    • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
    • Demonstrated understanding of good engineering practices and the implementation of proactive maintenance strategies.

    Leadership Competencies

    • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs;
    • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;
    • Model work behaviors for your subordinates
    • Consistent with the company values
    • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
    • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
    • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
    • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help co-workers
    • Able to work different kinds of people
    • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.

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    CIC Technician - Surface Mine Infrastructure.

    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.

     

    We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as CIC Technician - Surface Mine Infrastructure.

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    The CIC Technician – Surface Mine Infrastructure is accountable for all general CIC maintenance on, for example, Fridge Plants, Primary Vent Fans (BVS, CAT 300, SNVS, KMVS, GCVS), Generator sets, and Pastefill in a safe and compliant manner as instructed during refurbishment, later maintenance, of the Surface Mine Infrastructure.

    The work is to be executed in accordance with detailed tasking in accordance with applicable Government of Ghana and AGAG safety and environmental requirements.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety
    • Conduct periodic audits of all CIC refurbishment, later maintenance within the Surface Mine Infrastructure
    • Conduct reviews of the refurbishment, later maintenance, of the CIC equipment to identify actions for continuous improvement
    • Assist the CIC Supervisor – Surface Mine Infrastructure to develop condition monitoring routes and checks for correct functioning equipment;
    • Execute refurbishment, later maintenance, work checks on a routine scheduled basis. This include visual checks, infrared data collection, ultrasonic data collection, motor current and flux data collection, simple NDT data collection, verification of output within calibration and specification;
    • Analyse and trend predictive maintenance data (vibration, IR, etc) to determine plant condition and report this condition for action;
    • Monitor general physical condition of CIC assets and report
    • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary;
    • Execute repair work, where appropriate, on instrumentation, communication and control equipment 
    • Generate  work  requests  in  SAP  as  required  for refurbishment/maintenance, repair  planning and scheduling
    • Ensure routine condition monitoring tasks are performed on all the rotating equipment by data collection using advanced portable data collectors and other tools according to the established schedules and also as per the plant requirements.
    • Gather information on vibration & other data collected in order to diagnose / troubleshoot rotating machinery problems. 
    • Actively participate in maintenance review programmes and Root Cause Failure Analysis process of CIC equipment as per requirements.
    • Monitor equipment performance on asset health system and take proactive measures to address symptoms of potential failure.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Qualification

    • EET I / EET II / EET III or equivalent
    • Completed trade apprenticeship in electronics repair for communications, instrumentation

    Experience

    • An experienced electronics/instrumentation maintenance technician with 5+ years’ experience in, preferably, industrial instrumentation and controls

    Legal Requirement

    • Certificated Trade Apprenticeship with a relevant certification body (e.g. City and Guilds)

    Technical Competencies

    • Fully literate and numerate 
    • Fully competent in CIC trade

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    Mechanical Supervisor - Surface Mine Infrastructure (HV).

    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.

    We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as Mechanical Supervisor - Surface Mine Infrastructure (HV).

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    The Electrical Supervisor – Surface Mine Infrastructure (HV) is accountable for the monitoring and control of output of Surface Mine HV Electrical refurbishment to standard, through the application of operational policies, standards, processes and procedures to maximise plant availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety
    • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
    • Gather information for the Electrical Superintendent – Surface Mine Infrastructure for reporting performance
    • Support the Electrical refurbishment and New Construction of Surface Mine Infrastructure in the project and transition into operations
    • Execute refurbishment, later maintenance, work checks on a routine scheduled basis
    • Lead a team of Electrical Technicians HV to carry out maintenance of the HV electrics of the surface infrastructure, underground and processing plant during the Phase1 & 2 Operations
    • Carry out electrical work relating to surface fixed infrastructure supporting underground operations - ventilation fans, Refrigeration plant, and emergency generator plants. Implements energy management initiatives
    • Lead a team of Electrical Technicians HV to carry out maintenance of the HV Power system of the Obuasi Mine
    • To effectively manage the activities of the work groups under this role’s control to improve safety, manage costs, reduce environmental incidents, and achieve the Obuasi Mine Redevelopment objectives
    • Identify sub-standard work practices and eliminates them by corrective action
    • Oversee of all Surface Mine HV infrastructure during refurbishment, later maintenance
    • Conduct reviews of the refurbishment, later maintenance, of the HV Surface Mine Infrastructure to identify actions for continuous improvement
    • Assist the Electrical Superintendent – Surface Mine Infrastructure to develop condition monitoring routes and checks for infrastructure equipment;
    • Execute refurbishment, later maintenance, work checks on a routine scheduled basis.
    • Monitor general physical condition of plant assets and report
    • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary;
    • Generate work requests in SAP as required for refurbishment/ maintenance planning and scheduling
    • Monitor vibration & other data collected in order to diagnose / troubleshoot rotating machinery problems.
    • Actively participate in maintenance review programmes and Root Cause Failure Analysis process of HV Electrical equipment as per requirements.
    • Identify, communicate, and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
    • Propose cost savings projects
    • Execute work in a timely manner; coordinate refurbishment work contractors to time plan, escalate real or potential delays
    • Monitor equipment performance on asset health system and take proactive measures to address symptoms of potential failure.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Qualification

    • Diploma/ Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Maintenance or equivalent
    • Financial, commercial and project management through work experience and courses.

    Experience

    • An experienced HV Electrical maintenance Supervisor with 5+ years’ experience in, preferably, Mine Infrastructure maintenance
    • At least (3) years in supervisory role, preferably Mine Infrastructure maintenance
    • Familiarity with the Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health Safety and Technical) Regulation
    • Experience with Maintenance/Operating Machinery and Fixed Plants
    • Knowledge of SAP PM module

    Technical Competencies

    • Strong Electrical maintenance competencies in mining and/or extractive metallurgy environment
    • Sound project management skills
    • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
    • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
    • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
    • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel
    • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing
    • Knowledge in AGA standards
    • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
    • Demonstrated understanding of good Supervising practices and the implementation of proactive maintenance strategies.

    Leadership Competencies

    • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs;
    • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;
    • Model work behaviors for your subordinates,
    • Consistent with the company values
    • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
    • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
    • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
    • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers
    • Ability to work with different kinds of people
    • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

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