Mining Engineer

Full Time Greater Accra Gold Fields Ghana Limited
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State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 18/06/2024
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 3 Years
Career Level: Mid-level

Purpose of the job:

The Mining Department is seeking to employ an experienced, competent and self-motivated Mining Engineer who will be responsible for short-to-medium term Mine Planning in a high volume selective mining environment. The successful applicant, in performing his/her assigned responsibilities will be expected to influence the main cost drivers in his/her area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure that mining is done to specification
Generate short term production schedules and forecasts for weekly and monthly mine plans
Develop Pit and Waste Dump schedules for three monthly and annual rolling mine plans
Design Pits, Waste Dumps, Stockpiles, Haul Roads and other accesses
Generate and monitor volumetric and spatial compliance to mine plans
Provide technical support to Mining Contractor, Mine Operations team and other stakeholders
Ensure that Mine Planning is carried out in compliance with legislation, regulations and standards
Ensure pit and dump design implementation meet all technical and safety requirements
Prepare month-end reports
Assist with Drill and Blast designs, planning, scheduling sequencing and implementation
Monitor the activities of the blasting section in order to control wall limits
Train and develop junior engineers and other allied personnel
Liaise with all Mining major stakeholders for organizing and implementing all Pre and Post Blasting tasks.
Ensuring the achievement of qualitative and quantitative outputs through the efficient utilization of available resources
Initiating cost saving practices and productivity improvements of specially assigned projects in the department

Key Requirements:

BSc in Mining Engineering
Experience in Open Pit Drill and Blast
Advance Knowledge and experience in Short Term Mine Planning
Demonstrated abilities in people management
Blasting Certificate will be an advantageous
Must have practical experience in the use of relevant mine planning software, i.e. Surpac, Xpac and Alastri
SAP proficiency
Well-developed oral and written communication skills
Medical fitness for the position and environment
Must possess a valid Ghanaian driver’s license

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