AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited is currently on a journey to redevelop the Obuasi Gold Mine into a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation.
The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, 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 Shaft Maintenance Technician .
ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT
The Shaft Maintenance Technician is accountable for executing statutory Inspections of Shafts, Transporting and Slinging of Materials and all other shaft related jobs in accordance with and ensuring compliance with LI2182, safety, operational standards, systems and procedures to maximize plant availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety
Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
Gather information for the Senior Winder Driver for reporting performance
Execute statutory Inspections of Shafts, Transporting and Slinging of Materials and all Other shaft related Jobs in accordance with and ensuring compliance with LI2182
Identify actions for continuous improvement and that compliant operability to requirements is ensured
Organize and report information for the Shaft Supervisor to allow development of condition monitoring routes and checks for infrastructure equipment;
Execute designated and tasked daily work checks on a routine scheduled basis.
Report any anomalies to Shaft Supervisor for the generation of work requests in SAP as required for maintenance planning and scheduling.
Carry out daily pre-start and / or shift handover checks and complete check sheets as required according to the established schedules and also per plant requirements.
Escalate and report any anomalies
Assess all equipment required for completion of the tasked work, create checklist and transport all tools necessary for task completion
Complete shift short interval control sheets as required
Monitor operating parameters in accordance with standards provided and take corrective action as indicated or required
Identify, communicate, and escalate potential cost reduction initiatives to the Supervisor
Execute work in a timely manner; escalate real or potential delays to the Supervisor
Log monitored equipment performance for entry in asset health system and take proactive measures to register and escalate symptoms of potential failure to Shaft Maintenance Supervisor
Stop equipment from working if there exists a high risk or unsafe to be used and report to Shaft Supervisor
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Completed mechanical apprenticeship from a recognized scheme example City and Guilds, National Vocation Level 1
Certificate of competency issued by the Chief Inspector of Mines in accordance with LI2182
An experienced mechanical tradesperson with over 3 years’ experience in underground mining
Fully literate and numerate
Strong mechanical maintenance competencies in underground mining environment
Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing
Excellent knowledge of requirements of LI2182
Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.