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  • Posted: Dec 2, 2019
    Deadline: Dec 5, 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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    Fabricator – Process Plant

    We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as Fabricator – Process Plant.


    The Fabricator – Process Plant reports to the Mechanical Supervisor – Process Plant and is accountable for welding and fabrication activities (across all shifts) that contribute boilermaking activities to refurbishment, maintenance and repair of the processing plant in a safe and compliant manner as instructed during refurbishment, later maintenance, of the Process Plant.


    • Work compliantly with the requirement of Government of Ghana Agencies, environmental, health & safety legislation and AGAG regulation
    • Accept personal responsibility for his own health and safety and that of every mine worker affected by his work
    • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
    • Interface with Contractors as directed and/or Construction teams regarding mechanical work tasks for refurbishment works and planned works that support the overall work plan, schedule and expectations.
    • Attend training, development and performance improvement training as required
    • Execute boilermaking fabrication trade contribution to refurbishment and maintenance work items as tasked – compliant and in accordance with all relevant regulations from Government of Ghana and AGAG
    • If expedient, provide detailed movement signals to crane operators for machine/equipment locating
    • Execute daily pre-start checks of equipment/tools prior to leaving workshop. Escalate and report any anomalies
    • Assess all equipment required for completion of the tasked work, create checklist and transport all tools necessary for task completion
    • Recognize any machine, equipment or crane operation anomalies that would indicate requirements for maintenance, report and escalate.
    • Provide data and information to support the Maintenance Planner to close out work orders in SAP on completion of the tasked work for all process plant and equipment refurbishment and maintenance activities.
    • Carry out work cost effectively
    • Execute work in a timely manner
    • Operate all equipment within the safe working environment. For cranes, respect load movement and give correct instructions (to Rigger) for the Crane Operator and take proactive measures to address symptoms of potential failure.
    • Stop equipment operation if there exists a high risk or unsafe to be used



    • Secondary education level
    • Certificate of successful completion of respected fabrication, welding or boilermaking trade apprenticeship (example: City and Guilds)


    • Five (5) years of experience of post apprenticeship work in a fabrication trade
    • Familiarity with the Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health Safety and Technical) Regulation
    • Wide fabrication experience

    Technical Competencies

    • Fully literate and numerate
    • Fully competent in mechanical trade
    • Knowledge in crane safe operation

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    Mechanical Supervisor – Processing Plant

    We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as Mechanical Supervisor – Processing Plant.


    The Mechanical Supervisor – Process Plant is accountable for the monitoring and control of output of Processing Plant structural, mechanical, plate work and pipe works 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.


    • Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety
    • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
    • Gather information for the Mechanical Superintendent – Processing Plant for reporting performance
    • Ensure maximum efficiency of equipment and high plant availability in a safe and sustainable manner by efficiently and effectively maintaining and improving all fixed plant mechanical installations.
    • Support the mechanical refurbishment and maintenance of Processing Plant in the project and transition into operations.
    • Lead a group of mechanical tradespeople consisting of mechanical fitters, fabricators and boilermakers. Coordinating the day to day issuing of work orders and assisting with any breakdown work daily for the processing plant during the Phase1 & 2 Operations.
    • Assist the Mechanical Superintendent – Processing Plant to develop condition monitoring routes and checks for processing equipment.
    • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary.
    • Generate work requests in SAP as required for refurbishment/maintenance 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 as per the plant requirements.
    • Actively participate in maintenance review programmes and Root Cause Failure Analysis process of mechanical equipment as per requirements.
    • Conduct reviews of the refurbishment fabrication, later maintenance, of the Processing Plant to identify actions for continuous improvement.
    • Monitor general physical condition of plant assets and report
    • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary.
    • Gather information on vibration & other data collected in order to diagnose / troubleshoot rotating machinery problems.
    • Identify, communicate, and implement potential cost reduction initiatives.
    • Propose cost savings projects.
    • Execute work in a timely manner; coordinate refurbishment fabrication 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



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


    • An experienced mechanical maintenance Supervisor with 5+ years’ experience in, preferably, Metallurgical processing plant maintenance.
    • Experience with Maintenance/Operating of Processing Plants.
    • Experience in management of Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC).
    • Knowledge of SAP PM Module.

    Legal Requirements

    • Must possess Sectional Engineer’s Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana.
    • Professional Certificated Supervisor with a relevant certification body.

    Technical Competencies

    • Strong mechanical 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

    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
    • Able to work 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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