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VACANCIES AT ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (OBUASI MINE)

  • SOURCE: | Editor
    • POSTED ON: May 18, 2018
    • AUTHOR: Editor
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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 5,000t/day of ore mined.

    We are seeking an experienced and self –motivated person to join our dedicated team as:

    LABORATORY ANALYST

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    The Laboratory Analyst will be responsible for sampling preparation, equipment calibrations, weighting, calculations and spreadsheet reporting of all contaminant exposure indicators.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness
    • Prepare instruments for contaminant exposure sampling
    • Be responsible for accurately weighing and recording dust samples using  gravimetric
    • Calibratemeasuring instruments (Dust, Noise, Gas, DPM, etc)
    • Complete and submit accurate sampling reports.
    • Preparesamples  for silica  dust and DPM analysis.
    • Documentworkplace stressors with sufficient duration and frequency to effectively analyze personnel exposure.
    • Plan and complete  work/reports in  a manner that reflects commitment to and supports achievement  of quality, occupational environment  goals
    • Identify business improvement opportunities within the work area
    • Manage effective hygiene laboratory.
    • Ensurevalid data for Occupational Hygiene are available  for a specific  workplace, personnel or section of the operation daily
    • Ensure all measuring instrument are calibrated weekly
    • Ensure sample results are recorded in occupational hygiene database daily.
    • Provide information on occupational hygiene matters related to a specific workplace or section of the operation.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Qualification

    A Bachelor Degree or equivalent  tertiary qualification in Biological /Chemical sciences

    Experience

    At least 1 year experience in managing laboratory

    Technical competencies

    • Gravimetric sampling techniques
    • Abilityto use Microsoft  Excel  and preserving  information
    • Excellentreport writing
    • Excellentpresentation and communication skills
    • Very organized, detail orientated and ability to work for long hours.

     

    VENTILATION ENGINEER

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    Plan, manage and ensure an occupational environment that is conducive to good health and productivity. The Ventilation Engineer will be responsible for ventilation planning & survey statutory monitoring  and reporting, supervising ventilation constructions/fans etc.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Provide safe and conducive work environment adequate ventilation in all working areas.
    • Be responsible for the secondary ventilation auditing, reporting and updating in Ventism model.
    • Work withthe Mine Captains  and supervisors to get ventilation works carried out in a timely  manner and to the  specified standard  of quality
    • Inspect ventilation infrastructure in active and active and inactive (Care and Maintenance) areas of the mine and update on mine plans using  Surpac software.
    • Conductpressure  surveys  on vertical infrastructure  to calibrate ventilation model
    • Plan and be  accountable  for the outputs from monthly ventilation surveys
    • Prepare and update ventilation flows on mine rescue plans as per Ghana mining regulations.
    • Be responsible for inputting data into ventilation database including weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
    • Be responsible to set underground regulators and update regulator register
    • Ensure compliance in areas of Mine ventilation and Occupational Health as per Ghana Mining Regulations
    • Inspection of future secondary fan sites for preparation work
    • Primaryfan inspection and primary fan collar survey
    • Support ventilation network planning and survey at the Care and Maintenance area of the mine.
    • Ensuresecondary ventilation surveys are completed weekly and collated into monthly report
    • Ensuresecondary ventilation survey results are updated in ventilation database
    • Updateemergency plans  and procedures monthly
    • Ensure regulator register is updated and communicated to stakeholders weekly
    • Ensure sampleresults are recorded in occupational hygiene database daily.
    • Provideinformation  on  occupational hygiene matters related  to a specific workplace or section of the operation

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Qualification

    A Bachelor Degree or equivalent tertiary qualifications in a relevant (mining) engineering discipline

    Experience

    • At least 5 years’ experience in underground  ventilation engineering.
    • Knowledge in ventilation planning and collecting ventilation data (primary an secondary survey).

    Legal Requirements

    • Blasting Certificate
    • Mine Rescue Certificate

    Technical Competencies

    • Knowledge in Ventsim Software/VUMA Software
    • Knowledgein Mine  planning software preferably Studio5D Planner/Surpac
    • Knowledgein AutoCAD

    SENIOR VENTILATION ENGINEER

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    Plan, manage  and ensure an occupational environment  that is conducive to  good health and productivity. The Senior Ventilation Engineer will be responsible for ventilation planning &survey, statutory monitoring and reporting, supervising ventilation constructions/fans etc.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Ensureconducive  work environment  such that contaminants  and environmental stressors are below occupational exposure limits
    • Provide safe and conducive work environment by ensuring adequate ventilation in all working areas.
    • Ensure compliance in areas of Mine  ventilation and Occupational Health  as per Ghana Mining Regulations.
    • Prepareand be accountable  for the planning of mine ventilation works, including the placement of  secondary fans, the siting and design of regulators and stoppings and the sealing of stopes so as  to deliver the required minimum quantities of  fresh air to scheduled working places.
    • Plan and be accountable  for the outputs  from monthly ventilation surveys
    • Prepareand issue Ventilation Work instructions (stope & development  blast, construction, etc)
    • Identitybusiness improvement opportunities within  the work area
    • Have ownership and be responsible for Ventilation network planning and survey at the care and maintenance areas of the mine.

    Personnel

    • Ensure that ventilation work instructions are issued to the mining team weekly
    • Work withthe Mine Captains  and Supervisors to get  ventilation works carried out in a timely manner and to the specified standard of quality.

    Meetings, Reviews and Communication

    • Communicate the Short-Medium Term ventilation planning to all mining team.
    • Provide technical advice to mine operation on ventilation system deviations/deficiencies  and solutions

    Audit, Controls, Quality and Compliance

    • Prepare and submit statutory ventilation reports
    • Have ownership and be accountable for issuing blasting time and input ventilation information into ventilation log book for statutory requirements.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Qualification

    • A Bachelor Degree or equivalent tertiary qualifications in a relevant (mining) engineering discipline

    Experience

    • At least5 years’ experience  in underground ventilation engineering
    • Knowledge in ventilation planning and collecting ventilation date (primary and secondary survey)

    LEGAL requirements

    • Blasting Certificate
    • MineRescue Certificate

    Technical Competencies

    • Knowledge in Ventism Software/VUMA Software
    • Knowledgein Mine planning software preferably Studio5D Planner/Surpac
    • Knowledgein AutoCAD

    Leadership Competencies

    • Demonstrated capacity to make sound and timely decisions, by quickly assembling the facts to develop action priorities.
    • Strong interpersonal, influencing communication and motivating skills
    • Lead by example, displaying technical and managerial leadership
    • Professional approach to maintaining contractor, authority and client relationships.
    • Able to work harmoniously with a diverse array of personnel
    • Mentorand develop personnel
    • Build and maintain effective working relationship, with a range  of stakeholders
    • Displayinghigh  levels  of integrity and honesty
    • Goal- oriented self-starter
    • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Maximise performance, solving problems and analyzing issues to ensure best for project outcomes.
    • Must have managed people in similar role for at least 2 years.

     

    OCCUPATION HYGIENIST

    ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

    Plan, manage and ensure an occupational environment that is  conducive to good health and productivity. The Occupational Hygienist will be responsible for personal and spot sampling of contaminants (Dust, DPM, Gas, Noise. etc) for surface and underground, Liaise with Occupational Medical Practitioner on employee exposure, prepare and submit legal reports, etc.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness
    • Conduct and interpret occupational risk assessments/surveys and measurements in underground operational and surface plants, workshops etc.
    • Liaisewith occupational medical practitioner for periodic employees medical screening based on contaminant exposure
    • Ensureall active working areas  are sampled (Spot and personal sampling) for contaminants quarterly
    • Identify, evaluate and address high risk areas and impact of operations and initiate corrective occupational hygienic measures in conjunction with Chief Ventilation Engineer.

    Strategic

    • Design, implement, evaluate coordinate and manage effective and sustainable  occupational hygiene management systems based on findings.
    • Arrange monitoring surveys of underground contaminants (Dust, Gas, DPM, etc.) for ventilation modeling and planning
    • Plan, monitor and implement reliable personal exposure sampling of environmental stressors.
    • Assist with theplanning of mine ventilation requirements; ensuring contaminants are within occupational exposure  limits
    • Identifybusiness improvement opportunities within the work  area
    • Manageeffective hygiene laboratory

    Meetings, Review and Communication

    • Develop and implement occupational hygiene communication, training and awareness programmes
    • Provideinformation  and advice  on occupational hygiene  and ventilation matters relating to a specific  workplace or section of the operation

    Audit, Controls, Quality and Compliance

    • Ensures adherence to legal compliance in terms of required reports (monthly and quarterlyreports)
    • Occupational hygiene survey results are published to all stakeholders monthly
    • Ensurelegal and regulatory  compliance of occupation environment exposure and monitoring
    • Ensure valid data for Occupational Hygiene are available for a specific workplace  or section of the operation monthly.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Qualification

    A Bachelor Degree or equivalent tertiary qualifications in a relevant (Mining/Environmental) engineering discipline

    • IntermediateMine  Environmental Control Certificate

    Experience

    • At least5 years ‘ experience  as Occupational Hygienist
    • Knowledgein ventilation planning and collecting ventilation data (primary and secondary, survey)

    Legal Requirement

    • Gravimetric sampling techniques
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Excellent report writing

    Leadership Competencies

    • Demonstrated capacity to make sound and timely decisions, by quickly assembling the facts to develop action priorities
    • Strong interpersonal, influencing, communication and motivating skills
    • Lead by example, displaying technical and managerial leadership
    • Professional approach to maintaining contractor, authority and client relationships.
    • Able to work  harmoniously with a diverse array of personnel
    • Mentorand develop personnel
    • Build and maintain effective working relationships, with a range  of stakeholders
    • Displayinghigh levels of integrity and honesty
    • Goal–orientedself –starter
    • Goodinterpersonal and organizational skills
    • Maximizeperformance, solving  problems and analyzing issues to ensure best  for project  outcomes
    • Must have managed people in similar  role  for least 2 years

     

    MODE OF APPLICATION

    Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications  with detailed  CV, Online through AngloGold Ashanti Career website address  indicated below .

    www.anglogoldashanti.com/company/careers

    Closing Date: 31stMay 2018

    Applicants seeking employment with AngloGold Ashanti are forbidden from making any form of payment in the recruitment process. Applicants involved in any such allegation will be investigated and when established will automatically be disqualified.

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