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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2022
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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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    Shovel & Drill Electrician

    About This Role:

    • To conduct electrical maintenance, deployment, troubleshooting, replacement, repair, and testing of electrical equipment and systems on drills, shovels and support equipment, according to electrical codes, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications and safety standards to ensure equipment availability and optimal mining operations and production.

    In This Role You Will:

    Electrical Maintenance

    • Perform preventive maintenance routines and inspections.
    • Generate a work order before the remedial or repair work is carried out.
    • Raise a job card for work to be carried out, if any problems are identified.
    • Attend to items on the maintenance planning schedule, as and when required.
    • Accomplish work objectives by determining own work schedule, coordinate with support services.
    • Troubleshoot technical and / or operational problems.
    • Perform installations, maintenance and repair activities, in accordance with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications.
    • Perform routine maintenance on all electrical equipment and ensure effective functioning, including but not limited to maintenance of drills, shovel and support equipment.
    • Perform a variety of other maintenance tasks, such as electrical preventive maintenance.
    • Confirm that tag-outs / lock-outs are in place when disconnecting / connecting and removing electrical components.
    • Attend to equipment breakdowns.
    • Provide information with regards to maintaining sufficient spare availability and stock levels.
    • Assist specialists in making more complex repairs.
    • Work within established procedures and operating manuals, as set out by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEMs) and best practice.
    • Check that daily and rotational quality targets are achieved, including First Stop After PM (FSAPM), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time to Repairs (MTTR).


    • Carry out daily inspections and record all findings.
    • Check all malfunctioned electrical systems and conduct root cause analysis in order to diagnose whether to repair or replace.
    • Analyze specified problems and issues to find the best technical solutions within Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications and in accordance with local codes.
    • Strive to reduce downtime and minimize costs. 


    • Maintain records of maintenance and repair work.
    • Produce daily reports indicating the jobs for the day and submit the report to the Supervisor. 

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Deliver on prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
    • Inspect the equipment to check and identify any electrical and basic mechanical risks.
    • Attend all safety meetings.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Electrical Engineering Technician certificate.
    • Electrical Trade training, apprenticeship.
    • MINCOM certified as Inspection Engineer is an advantage.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Advance knowledge of mechanical maintenance principles and industry standards.
    • Advance knowledge and experience of maintaining drills, shovels and support equipment.
    • Knowledge of the work management process.
    • Knowledge of planning and scheduling.
    • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)/ Enterprise Resource Package (ERP). 


    • Minimum of 3 years’ electrical maintenance experience in a mining equipment maintenance, preferably repairing and maintaining drills, shovels and support equipment.

    Technical Skills:

    • Communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to identify problems and to report by using technical names of equipment parts.
    • Ability to develop / maintain electrical distribution, generation and transmission systems and networks.
    • Ability to correctly read power meters and record the readings accurately.
    • Ability to maintain, commission equipment in accordance with legislation, regulations and international standards.
    • Ability to manage the quality of operations in accordance with the quality standards of the organisation and international best practice. 

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Reliable.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Detail focused.
    • Technically inclined.
    • Takes initiative.
    • Results driven.
    • Proactive.
    • Resilient.
    • Team player.

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    Health and Safety Coordinator

    About This Role:

    • To assist in building, implementing, and overseeing the Health and Safety programs and initiatives for the site. 

    In This Role You Will:

    • Health and Safety Standard, Procedural and Program Development
    • Facilitate the development and review of Health and Safety standards and procedures, in accordance with site, Newmont and local Ghanaian regulations and legislation.
    • Work with department managers to design, develop and administer Newmont programs that link to the current Health and Safety strategy to protect employees from work hazards and prevent incidents/accidents.
    • Facilitate and promote the adoption of new Health and Safety programs and practices.

    Health and Safety Operational Execution

    • Facilitate inspections to verify that Health and Safety requirements and governmental legislation is always followed.
    • Provide technical expertise in investigating Health and Safety events.
    • Write reports documenting the findings of the Health and Safety investigations.
    • Facilitate Health and Safety audits, risk assessments, reviews and inspections.
    • Coordinate the integration of Health and Safety activities into production efforts.
    • Administer internal Health and Safety consulting services to Newmont line management.
    • Act in the capacity of a team leader for task forces and teams, as and when required.
    • Partner with site leadership to optimize the on-site safety programs and systems in Akyem.
    • Facilitate post-activity reviews to determine if all Akyem employees are trained and coached to perform their roles effectively.

    Health and Safety Reporting, Compliance and Continuous Improvement

    • Facilitate event investigations to identify control failures, root causes and appropriate corrective actions to be taken.
    • Identify potentially hazardous situations and report to the department owner for immediate action and correction.
    • Maintain and report on Health and Safety records and statistics.
    • Monitor, analyze and suggest improvements from lead and lag Health and Safety indicators.
    • Review internal and external Health and Safety reports within the contractor areas that need improvement; and implement measures to minimize the occurrence of unfavourable incidents.
    • Highlight non-compliance violations perpetrated by employees and bring this to the department head immediate attention.
    • Health and Safety Stakeholder Management, Communication and Capacity Development
    • Assist line management regarding Health and Safety hazard identification exercises, risk management processes, safety rules, regulations and trends.

    Staff Supervision

    • Provide coaching and guidance to the safety representatives within their allocated departments.
    • Provide guidance to supervisors within their allocated departments. 

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

    • Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):
    • Bachelors’ Degree in Health and Safety or Engineering.
    • National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) General Certification in Occupational Health and Safety.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Thorough knowledge of relevant local Health and Safety legislative requirements.
    • Good understanding of Safety Management systems.
    • Good knowledge and experience of risk management and loss prevention processes.
    • Additional auditing qualification is desirable.


    • Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ working experience as a Health and Safety Officer.

    Technical Skills:

    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Effective communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Good computer literacy skills - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
    • Good conflict management skills.
    • Good information monitoring and management skills.
    • Good planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Safety consciousness.
    • Detail focus.
    • Resilience.
    • Firm and fair.
    • Goal orientated.
    • Assertive.
    • Confidence.
    • Approachable.
    • Integrity.
    • Reliable.
    • Independent.
    • Transparent.
    • Trustworthy.

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