Jumbo Operator / Trainer

ACCRA, Full Time GH 20 September-2023

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide support and guidance in completing pre and post operational checks on Jumbo Drill Rigs and drill sites as per procedures
• Provide onsite technical training and guidance to national employees to drill support holes and to install welded mesh
• Provide support and guidance in drilling and bolting of incline and mass excavation
• Provide support and guidance in setting up and operating drills and drilling machines to produce a designed pattern of blasting holes
• Provide guidance to national employees to follow job procedures and regulations, operating execavating equipment in a safe and efficient manner
• Provide support and guidance in conducting face management (marking of holes, washing down, barring down, extension of service etc)
• Provide guidance in assessing ground conditions at the face and implement ground control as per site requirements
• Set standards and project planning
• Comply with relevant minerals and mining (health, safety & technician) regulations, 2012 LI 2182 and other relevant statutory requirements for underground operations
• Ensure that all equipment is adequately provided with operating supplies throughout the shift
• Train national employees to read and follow mining instruction plan accurately with skill and precision, ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must possess minimum of WASSCE with 8 to 12 years experience of a Frontline Jumbo, Sandvik experience
• Previous experience working in hard rock underground mines (with international underground mining experience)
• Must possess valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and be able to drive manual SUV underground
• Sound knowledge of and application of the relevant Minerals and Mining (Health, Safety & Technician) Regulations, 2012 LI 2182 and other relevant statutory requirements for underground operations
• Ability to drill minimum of 600 drill metres/man shift
• Ability to bolt, mesh, scale and bore a minimum of two development headings per 12-hour shift
• Sound mechanical knowledge of a Sandvik DD 421-60, DD 4221, DD 421-60 and DD 421 Jumbo Drill
• Must demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with co-workers
• Ability to read and understand designed ground support plans
• Must possess a Blast certificate of competency
• Ability to work with others in a multicultural environment
• Ability to work autonomously, independently with limited supervision
• A strong focus toward safety and hazard
• Ability to work under pressure and have the desire to achieve
• Ability to work on a day and night rotation

Selection Process

• Eligible Candidates will be selected after the interview process and evaluated for suitability in terms of behavioural characteristics, organisational fit, capacity to work with the relevant complexity of work and ability to establish and maintain a positive and engaging culture with all stakeholders

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximise the success of your application

• Limit your curriculum vitae (CV) to four 4 pages
• Your CV must include demographic detail, qualification, work experience and a minimum of two referees
• List your most recent positions first
• Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records

Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted to:

[email protected] with the job position as the subject matter

Closing Date: 20 September, 2023