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27 Oct 2022

Electrical Technician MV – Underground at AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

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Job Description

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently near completion of the redevelopment phase to become a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation has been fully mechanized and 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 Electrical Technician MV – Underground.


The Electrical Technician Medium Voltage (MV) – Underground reports to the Electrical Supervisor – UG and is accountable for executing all types of underground electrical maintenance as required in relation cable Jointing, Termination, switching and tasked covering day/night in a safe and compliant manner to support Phase 3 project at KMS and later operations.



  • Accept personal responsibility for his/her own health and safety and that of every mine worker affected by his work
  • Work compliantly with the requirement of government of Ghana Agencies, environmental, health and safety legislation and AGAG regulation
  • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Comply and follow the operating procedures and environmental rules for the performance of assigned job
  • Must correct, or report to supervisor any observed environmental deviations, practices and conditions as well as make suggestions to improve any aspect of environmental management
  • Interface with contractors as directed and or construction team regarding electrical work tasks for project work and planned works that support the overall work plan, schedule, and expectations
  • Attend training, development, and performance improvement training as required
  • Execute electrical refurbishment and maintenance work items as tasked – compliant and in accordance with all relevant regulations from Government of Ghana and AGAG
  • Execute daily pre-start checks of equipment/tools prior to leaving workshop. Escalate and report any anomalies
  • Assess all equipment required for completion of tasked work, create checklist, and transport all tools necessary for task completion
  • Recognize any machine and electrical equipment anomalies that would indicate requirement for maintenance, report and escalate
  • Provide data and information to support the Maintenance Planner to close out work orders in SAP on completion of tasked work for all underground and maintenance activities
  • Carry out all medium voltage termination and jointing works on all sizes of medium voltage cables
  • Execute work in a timely manner
  • Carry out work cost effectively
  • Stop any underground electrical equipment operation if there exists a high risk or unsafe to be used





  • Minimum of Electrical Engineering Technician Certificate Part I or equivalent
  • Certificate of successful completion of respected electrical trade apprenticeship



  • Three (3) years of experience as an electrical technician
  • Knowledge in Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health Safety and Technical) Regulation
  • Knowledge in troubleshooting faults in electrical systems
  • Ability to work on medium voltage equipment (6.6kV & 11kV) equipment
  • Experience in Maintenance/operating Machinery and Fixed Plants
  • Experience in Medium Voltage Cable Jointing & Terminations

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 31st Oct, 2022

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