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  • SOURCE: | Editor
    • POSTED ON: January 27, 2020
    • AUTHOR: Editor

    Perseus Mining Limited is a dual (Australia, Toronto) gold miner and explorer focused on the West African region. Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited (PMGL) has commissioned the  world-class Edikan gold project in the Western Region of Ghana. The Edikan processing facility has been designed as a 5.5Mtpa processing facility and achieved up to 7.2 Mtpa via  few plant upgrades in 2016. The plant is capable of producing at a rate of 180,000-220,000oz gold per annum.


    Purpose of Role:

    The successful candidate would assist in the day-to-day management of the Electrical maintenance functions throughout the site.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement effective electrical and instrumentation standards and procedures;
    • Train and develop section employees to uphold the high-performance standard;
    • Identify, implement and manage E&I Projects;
    • Review the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimise unplanned downtimes, anticipate problems timely and identify opportunities for improvement;
    • Ensure availability of supplies of parts and materials to meet operational needs;
    • Ensure Minerals Commission and Machinery Inspection regulations relating to E&I are met at all times:
    • Implement and maintain safety, health and environment policies and procedures and ensure to maintain a healthy working environment;
    • High Voltage Switchgear, lines maintenance, functional checks & tests;
    • Manage all consultants or contractors as required;
    • Manage all electrical and instrumentation, documentation: policies, procedures and standards, design and drawings, handover packages as may be required by Legislation and engineering best practice;
    • Performs all duties of the Electrical Competent person under the mines and Quarries Act;
    • Perform any other related duties based on the exigences of the Edikan Gold Mine operations as assigned by the Supervisor.

    Qualification and Skills

    • Bsc Electrical Engineering:
    • At least Ten (10) years’ work experience in instrumentation and process control in the mining or related environment, five of which must have been in Management position;
    • Must posses Mineral Commission Competency Certificate to work Electrical Superintendent;
    • Current advanced first aid certificate;
    • Must have a valid Ghanaian Driving licence;
    • High technical ability in problem -solving and failureanalysis capabilities with special emphasis on field instruments, PLC and data control systems;
    • Strong ability to manage process plant instrumentation and electrical equipment maintenance;
    • Strong computer skills in Microsoft office, MS Project, and working experience in planned maintenance software packages;
    • Sound process plant business acumen and ability to influence main cost drivers to achieve set objectives;
    • Formal leadership and management and skill development training;
    • Knowledge of occupational health and safety regulations;
    • Knowledge of Environment Management Principles;
    • Planning and Scheduling formal training:
    • Ability to conduct root cause failure analysis.


    • Competitive and Attractive

     Mode of Application

    Applications will only be received by email to hr.pmgl@perseusmining.comwith the advertised job title “Electrical& Instrumentation Superintendent’’ as the subject line of the email.

    The closing date for this application is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Persus Mining (Ghana) Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

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