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  • Posted: Sep 9, 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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    Process Maintenance Mechanical Technician

    To conduct the safe troubleshooting, replacement, repair, testing and general maintenance of mechanical equipment and systems, according to mechanical codes and specifications, to optimize plant processing and production.

    Essential Duties

    • Deliver own prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
    • Execute on mechanical maintenance tasks for completion, arising out of schedules received from the Mechanical Supervisor.
    • Troubleshoot technical and / or operational problems.
    • Conduct in-depth investigations into faults affecting equipment operations and process flows.
    • Test repaired equipment to determine the extent of effective functioning.
    • Provide practical and technical assistance relevant to the trade to the Mechanical Supervisor.

    Essential Duties

    • Conduct thorough shift handover, detailing all relevant information for the incoming crew.
    • Work with the Mechanical Supervisor to maintain optimal mechanical performance of the Process Plant.
    • Participate in continuous improvement programs which will assist in enhancing the performance of the Ahafo Process Plant operation.
    • Contribute to the development of Standard Task Procedures (STP’s).
    • Maintain an understanding of monthly production targets and progress.
    • Strive to reduce downtime and minimise costs.
    • Analyse specified problems and issues to find the best technical solutions within OEM specifications, and in accordance with local standards.
    • Undertake mechanical maintenance including:
    • Overhauling of different types of pumps, gearboxes and other equipment.
    • Conducting change-outs of mill motors and associated bearings.
    • Conducting routine equipment running checks.

    Training & Experience

    • Diploma or relevant certification in Mechanical Engineering.
    • Knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards.
    • Knowledge of the work management process.
    • Knowledge of planning and scheduling.
    • Minimum of 3 – 4 years’ experience in a mining process plant or similar environment.
    • 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).

    Working Conditions

    • Position is located 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 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 to fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, 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.

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    Records Administrator


    • To control, record, review, update and store documentation relating to Ahafo North, in accordance with Newmont policy, legal requirements and government legislation regarding the control, recording and storage of documents.

    Essential Duties

    Document Control

    • Maintain structured and systematic document control processes that provide easy reference to documents that are accurate and high quality.
    • Assist in supporting internal and external audits, coordinating activities and ensuring timely response to documentation request for auditors in order to implement systems of control
    • Convert hard-copy work documents such as checklists, permits, log sheets and other supporting documentation into existing electronic systems.
    • Organize and maintain documents, adhering to the company document lifecycle procedures and archive inactive records in accordance with the records retention schedule.
    • Review and update all incoming documents regularly.
    • Liaise and coordinate with Document Control Administration for document control procedures / updates to maintain active versioning / revision index of documents.
    • Inform document owners of pending document review and approval requirements and assist in facilitating the review and approval process.
    • Conduct comprehensive document audits to ensure conformance to established procedures and maintain quality records, per applicable SOPs / STPs.
    • Maintain cost-effective measures to ensure signage and process documentation costs meet departmental budget requirements.
    • Print and provide requesting department with project signage as stipulated under ISO/OHSAS audit and Mining Regulations and other environmental permit requirements.
    • Oversee the efficient running of the Document Control Center database.
    • Pull required documentation from the database and distribute to the relevant document owner for review and / or approval.
    • Liaise with vendors and suppliers applicable to the department.

    Reporting and Filing

    • Provide reports on the health of the system and documents contained within it, when requested.
    • Track pending documents through weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly progress reports and notify the document owner for taking appropriate action on the pending documents.
    • Receive the Planned Task Observations (PTO’s), create the relevant report and file into the appropriate system.
    • Facilitate an audit of the PTO’s and provide timely feedback to the PTO owner.
    • Manage both physical and electronic archives for specified duration, depending on content.

    Administrative Assistance

    • Deputize the Administrative Coordinator, in the absence of this role.
    • Coordinate and manage the daily and weekly employee timesheets for approval and submission to Human Resources, in the absence of the Administrative Coordinator.
    • Work Scheduling and Allocation
    • Accomplish work objectives by determining own work schedule.

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Maintain a high health, safety and environmental awareness.
    • Monitor own and peers’ adherence to health and safety measures, protocols, and standards.
    • Report any deviation from established health and safety measures and protocols to the Project Manager
    • Adhere strictly to Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environmental standards.
    • Oversee that security procedures are followed to minimise the opportunities for theft of documentation material or company property.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Higher National Diploma in Administration, Document Control or related field.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Essential knowledge of document control systems and electronic data management.
    • Knowledge of administration and communication processes, procedures and systems.
    • Knowledge of Newmont’s invoicing and requisition processes, procedures and systems.


    • Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in any document control environment.

    Working Conditions

    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.

    • physical demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to sit at a desk for extended periods, climb stairs, walk and stand.
    • work environment: The noise level in the office work environment is minimal.

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