Winder Specialist, Electrical

Full Time Ashanti Region AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited
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State: Obuasi, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 16/03/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 3 Years
Career Level: Mid-Level
Industry: Extractives

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently near completion of the redevelopment phase to become a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation has been fully mechanized and designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as Winder Specialist – Electrical.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Winder Specialist – Electrical is accountable for monitoring and control of quality of winder electrical technicians and thus of the winding equipment to ensure the operation is at all times compliant, safe, in accordance with operational and Engineering policies, standards, systems and procedures to maximize plant availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Provide Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
Provide technical input to the Superintendent Winders & Shafts for inclusion to the Safety Manager, Refurbishment Manager, Planning Manager, Technical Services Manager and Construction Manager in order to develop the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
Ensure monitoring and data collection to demonstrate execution of the Operation, Supervision and training of Winder Electrical personnel in Compliance to LI2182, accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan
Communicate environmental-related workplace instruction to any employees
Ensure zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure
Monitor Winder Electrical team processes that support in the execution of the role
Using AGA’s How we Work guidelines, clearly define the roles and accountabilities of subordinates.
For the electrical aspects of following winding work activities, ensure the processes are in place for timely completion of training on: winding and ore skip equipment
Design and put in place reporting structure to provide major inputs to Maintenance Manager – UG to allow reporting of Operational Readiness for the winding operations.
Monitor the compliant completion of the winding aspects of the Operational Readiness plan for the mining teams including localisation plan.
Monitor and ensure the work carried out by the underground maintenance team on the winding equipment is of a standard that is compliant, supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost
Identify sub-standard work practices, identify root cause and eliminate by corrective action.
Task subordinates in line with achieving the agreed production plan
Coordinate the departmental budget that supports the company’s objectives and strategy
Ensure cost impacts in area of accountability are evaluated, approved and budget is revised
Identify, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
Verify that the electrical training aspects of winder refurbishment remain within the approved project schedule, achieving all critical intermediate milestones.
Develop the risk and risk mitigation plans and activities for all winder training work.
Develop the plan to ensure winder competence and availability is developed in line with the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
Develop and maintain the electrical training portion of the Winding Engineering Management Plan, as a key Project Execution Plan sub plan for the area of accountability
Arrange input and support into establishing and maintaining Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), budget, schedule, and construction work packs for refurbishment activities.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Maintenance Engineering, or equivalent.
Financial, Commercial and Project management through work experience and courses.

Experience

An experienced Engineer with 5+ years’ experience in underground mining
Experience of training electrical personnel from scratch to compliant certification
Experience in Project Management
Knowledge of SAP PM module.

Legal Requirement

Must possess Superintendent Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana. Or Winder Operations Specialist Certificate or Similar – issued by the Government of Ghana or an international certificate valid in Ghana
Professional Certificated Specialist with a relevant certification body.

Technical Competencies

Strong Winder Operations competencies in underground mining will be an advantage
Sound project management skills
Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel
Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing
Knowledge in AGA standards
Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
Demonstrated understanding of good Engineering practices and the implementation of proactive maintenance strategies.

Leadership Competencies

Must possess Superintendent Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana. Or Winder Operations Specialist Certificate or Similar – issued by the Government of Ghana or an international certificate valid in Ghana
Professional Certificated Specialist with a relevant certification body.

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 14TH MARCH, 2020

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