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  • Posted: Mar 19, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Kinross Gold Corporation is a Canadian-based gold and silver mining company founded in 1993 and headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Kinross currently operates eight active gold mines, and was ranked fourth of the "10 Top Gold-mining Companies" of 2017


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    Leading Hand Batch Plant Operator

    • Ability to shotcrete using Jacon machine
    • Ability to operate the batch plant and to know the right mix
    • Ability to use a Front end loader
    • Ability to operating the Agitator Truck
    • Ensure the batching plant area is kept in a clean and tidy condition at all times
    • Spot check concrete & make adjustments to recipes where necessary
    • Keep stocks up to date, order materials such as cement, aggregates & admixtures
    • Ensure relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations remain in full compliance
    • Ensure all tasks or activities are executed and aligned with Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work Instructions at all times
    • Maintain production goals and objectives as a team member
    • Report all accidents, unsafe positions, defective equipment, and safety complaints to immediate supervisor or to HSE representative
    • Actively participate in CGML Continuous Improvement program
    • Use materials and supplies in a cost effective and efficient manner
    • Complete end of shift tasks including status checks, data reporting and handover in preparation for the incoming shift team
    • Work with little or no supervision by following technical instructions
    • Demonstrate knowledge of underground mining processes and operations
    • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by your supervisor in accordance to the company’s policies.

    Job Description

    • Charging and firing blast holes in a safe and efficient manner using variety of explosives depending  on the drill pattern, rock type and hole  dimensions.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Tamps material to secure charge and prevent force of blast from escaping through blast hole.
    • Inspects blasting area to ensure that safety laws are observed and signals workers to clear area.
    • Positions assembled primer and blasting cap in hole at depth that will cause most effective explosion.

    Education and Experience

    • Must posses a Blastman Certificate of Competency issued by the Mines Inspectorate with at least 5 years exposure to the mining industry

    Skills

    • Ability to mark up drill patterns and do charge up without supervision
    • Ability to work safely in a mining environment
    • Reporting Relationships
    • Report to Shift Boss
    • Career Framework and Level
    • Legislative Requirements
    • Language Requirements
    • Travel Requirements

    Capabilities

    • Must possess at least MSLC/SHS Certificate or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in Underground Mining Operations.
    • Ability to read and understand designed ground support plans
    • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude and good personal behavior.
    • Results oriented and meets deadlines.
    • Must have thorough understanding of underground mining operations, and solid safety performance at the personal and professional level.
    • Must possess a valid Ghanaian Driver’s License with defensive driving skills.

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    Solo Operator

    • Ensure relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations remain in full compliance, and actively promote Safety Culture and Hazard Awareness on the Mine
    • Mark up drill patterns in accordance with design, geological, statutory, and survey specifications
    • Drill to design, measure and confirm completion within specification tolerances
    • Work with technical and supervisory staff in quality and safety initiatives
    • Actively participate in CGML Continuous Improvement program.
    • Mark up drill patterns in accordance with design, geological, statutory, and survey specifications
    • Drill to design, measure and confirm completion within specification acceptances
    • Work with technical and supervisory staff in quality and safety initiatives
    • Complete end of shift tasks including status checks, data reporting and handover in preparation for the incoming shift team
    • Complete all tasks at the required rate and to the required standard
    • Control of using materials and supplies, to achieve cost effective work.
    • Report to supervisor upon seeing any defects and/or improper thing.
    • Minimum of MSLC/SSSCE Certificate or similar qualification.
    • Detailed knowledge of the operation of Solo drills with a minimum of 3 years’ Top Hammer & Long-Hole Drilling experience
    • ITD/DTH drilling experience will be an added advantage
    • Ability to read and understand detailed drill pattern designs, survey prints and layouts
    • Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge of Solo rigs
    • Valid Ghanaian driver’s license C required.
    • First Aid Certificate preferred
    • High degree of flexibility, diplomacy, respect for confidentiality and strong work ethic

    Method of Application

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