UMA is seeking to employ qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions : Underground Mining Engineers .
These are Obuasi based Fixed Term position with a competitive work roster at its operations in Obuasi. Remuneration package includes attractive salary and performance-based incentive payments for the right candidates.
The positions will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career in underground mechanised mining while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.
Implement and maintain safety, health and environmental policies and procedures, and ensure to maintain a healthy working environment;
Implement and develop the operating mine design processes to ensure alignment; between the underground mining operations and project strategic objectives;
Deliver short and medium term mine plans to achievable;
Prepare and maintain an active register identifying all mine planning risks and opportunities for the project;
Coordinating mining engineering projects with the mining team and other engineering disciplines.
Underground design, planning and optimization in development;
Ensures accurate interpretation of underground designs;
Undertaking improvements of mining activities;
Working with specialist software to support planning programmes;
Overseeing construction projects and ensuring that operations run smoothly;
Monitoring production activities;
Ensuring the safety of mining equipment and assessing mine equipment supplies;
Managing monthly budgets and keeping detailed records;
Ensure all activities within area of control are completed to the specification nominated for the works being undertaken and standard that is fit for purpose and meets the end users’ requirement.
Required Skills or Experience
Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in Production charging;
Experience with ICON Charging and Logging
Experience charging with both Emulsion and Anfo
Demonstrate understanding and ability to conduct density testing of emulsion
Experience in operating a Norment Charmec LC 605 charging unit;
Sound mechanical knowledge of both the Normet and Hypercharge Unit;
Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and can drive underground.
Must be conversant with the Mining Act and related regulations of the Republic of Ghana.
Previous experience working in Hard Rock Underground Mines (with International Underground Mining experience);
Must possess Equipment Operator’s certification from the Minerals Commission
Flexible and willingness to assit with varied tasks and responsibilities
Previously employed in an underground charge-up role
A strong focus toward safety and hazard identification;
Must demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with co-workers.