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 Central Control Room Lead Surface Electrical & Instrumentation .
ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT
The Central Control Room Lead Surface Electrical and Instrumentation is accountable for the monitoring and control of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, CCTV and Fire Detection systems through the application of operational policies, standards, processes and procedures to maximise plant availability in a sustainable safe and cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.
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 CIC Superintendent Surface Mine Infrastructure for reporting performance
Ensure Safe Process operation and optimization (start-up / shut-down, adjusting set-points of control loops and monitoring the process to deliver target production and quality results)
Communicate with other plant workers and provide them with direction and guidance
Communicate with maintenance personnel on the plants to coordinate the safe start-up and shut-down of equipment for maintenance work
Communicate with and provide feedback to the operational team on process performance
Assist the Surface E&I Superintendent to develop condition monitoring routes and checks for infrastructure equipment;
Analyze and trend predictive maintenance data (vibration, temperature, etc.) to determine control infrastructure condition and report this condition for action
Monitor general physical condition of Central Control Room assets and report
Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary
Generate work requests in SAP as required for refurbishment / maintenance planning and scheduling
Identify, communicate, and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
Propose cost savings projects
Execute work in a timely manner
Monitor equipment performance using data and historical trends to take proactive measures to address symptoms of potential process disturbances and equipment failure.
Report directly to the CIC Superintendent on issues and identify and execute improvement projects
Stop equipment from working if there exists a high risk or unsafe to be used
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or equivalent
Must possess Inspecting Engineer Certificate of competency from Minerals Commission of Ghana
Professional Certificated Supervisor with a relevant certification body
An experienced electrical, control and instrumentation maintenance or Process Control Supervisor with over 3 years experience in preferably, mine infrastructure maintenance
Knowledge and Experience in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and PLC
Knowledge and experience in Process Control Systems or Mine Operations
Strong knowledge of control room operations
Strong SCADA system and PLC competencies
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.
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
Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers
Able to work with different kinds of people
Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.
CLOSING DATE : 30TH JUNE, 2020.