Project Engineer

Fixed Term Ahafo Region Newmont Mining Corporation
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State: Ahafo Mine, Ahafo Region
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 17/03/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 12 Years
Career Level: Senior Level
Industry: Extractives

Project Engineer Job Description

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s 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 Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

About This Role
Responsible for planning, directing and monitoring of consultants, contractors, and business teams in the safe execution of projects that support the underground mining activities and infrastructure.

In This Role You Will:
Project Management

Support the engineering management of consultants engaged in the design associated with capital projects and sustaining capital projects.
Liaise with the mine operations management team to ensure implementation projects is aligned with operations.
Report project process on daily and weekly basis.
Monitor the quality control of direct contracted works as well as Engineering, Procurement Construction Management (EPCM) contracted works.
Direct consultants, contractors and suppliers to achieve safe project deliverables.
Process direct contracted progress claims.

Budgeting and Financial Planning and Reporting

Contribute towards the preparation of statutory reports and budget forecast.
Assemble scope of works and manage procurement process and contracting for direct managed work.
Support the development of financial expenditure systems to manage project costs.
Provide data for the development of comprehensive reports for senior management, joint venture partners and regulatory agencies.

Safety and Environment

Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
Actively participate in all Newmont Ghana safety and environmental systems and initiatives.
Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
Identify potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
Maintain a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
Raise, discuss and make resolution of safety issues at regular meetings.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:
Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

Bachelors’ degree in Engineering – Civil or Mechanical.

Additional Knowledge:

Reasonable understanding of infrastructure and underground mining systems.


A minimum of 4 years’ experience in project engineering and/or mining construction management.

Technical Skills:

Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Advanced computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
AutoCAD drafting ability.
Risk management ability.

Behavioural Attributes:

Takes initiative.
Results driven.
Attention to detail.
Work under pressure.
Working Conditions
Combination of office, construction site and underground mining conditions.
Moist wet surfaces with section of continuous water fall.
Potential for extreme dust particles and high heat/humidity.
Noise exposure within the requirements for earplugs or/and ear muffs.
Dark environment which requires personal attachment of lit head gear.
Underground conditions include steep decline with section of uneven terrain.
Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes. If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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