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  • Full Time
  • Ghana

Newmont Corporation

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in Africa, Australia, Latin America & Caribbean, North America, and Papua New Guinea. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925. At Newmont, people create the value in the metals we mine and are ambassadors in the communities where they live and work. As a team, we foster an environment in support of our people vision, where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued. We have built a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can bring their differences to support delivering results together. 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. Join us and unearth your potential in a global company that is at the forefront of shaping the future of the mining industry.

Workplace Type: Onsite

About This Role:

  • To provide mine engineering support to Mine Operations by performing a variety of engineering duties in the areas of Pit, Waste dump, drilling and blasting designs and modifications, short to medium term mine plans as well system adaptations.

Additional Responsibilities:

Stakeholder Communication

  • Lead and collaborate with the mine build team to ensure projects are completed according to set timelines and budgets and high-quality standards.
  • Consult with Geologists and other Engineers regarding the design, selection and provision of machines, facilities and systems for mining.

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Deliver own prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
  • Comply with all HSLP, Environment and Social Responsibility requirements under Newmont’s Integrated Management System.
  • Accept personal responsibility for the health and safety of every employee under or assigned to his/her supervision.
  • Assure that safety standards are adhered to.
  • Attend monthly safety inspections and meetings.

In This Role You Will:

Mine Planning

  • Plan and perform Mine Engineering duties related to Mine Production and Development.
  • Develop practical mining plans based on all available geological information to support medium-term and long-term Mine Planning and Production goals.
  • Plan, organise and coordinate surveys, tests or investigations through the collection of data points.
  • Generate and develop pit/waste dump designs; blast designs and processing plans.
  • Prepare plans for mines, including pits and haul roads for Open Pit operations, using CAD and Mine Planning Software.
  • Prepare the layout of the Mine and its’ subsequent development, as well as the manner in which the ore is to be mined.

Mine Analyses and Investigations

  • Screen mine assignments for unusual and/or challenging problems and select techniques and procedures to be applied to non-routine work.
  • Conduct detailed analyses on the following:
  • equipment productivities.
  • equipment studies.
  • improvement studies.
  • model reconciliation.
  • mine plan reconciliations.
  • blast designs.
  • Interpret the results arising out of the surveys, tests or investigations and prepare recommendations.

Mine Operational Delivery
Generate short term (i.e. weekly and monthly) production schedules and budgets.
Apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
Lead the implementation of cutting edge processes and safety practices.
Contribute to maximum productivity and extraction rates through the utilisation of the latest and advanced mining methods, procedures and equipment.

Mine Optimisation

  • Play a leading role in improving operational efficiency and quality and controlling production costs at all stages of the Life of Mine cycle.
  • Work cooperatively with other departments, project managers, supply chain and Mine management to optimise production, reduce costs, solve problems and meet deadlines.
  • Provide troubleshooting support to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Make minor adaptations and/or modifications to established engineering plans and systems.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Mine Engineering.

Additional Knowledge:

  • Blasting Certificate of Competency.
  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years’ experience in a large Open Pit Mining environment.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), MS Project, Programming, Coding and Application Software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to visualize three-dimensional (3D) layouts.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of personnel.
  • Ability to plan and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Accuracy.
  • Adaptable.
  • Analytical.
  • Creative.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Flexibility.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Team player.

Working Conditions

  • The Position is located in the Akyem mine site.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.newmont.com.

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