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20 Aug 2021

Hydro-Geological Engineer at AngloGold Ashanti Limited

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Job Description

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (IDUAPRIEM) LIMITED (A subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Limited) operate the combine Teberebie and Iduapriem open-pits gold mines at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana and has a work force of over 1400, including contractors.

Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:


Position:                                  Hydro-Geological Engineer

Contract Type/Duration:          Permanent

Number of Position(s):            One (1)

Department:                            Mining


Role Purpose


To support the geotechnical unit through elimination and reduction of hydrogeological risks to acceptable levels in mining activities. Again, to sufficiently utilize processes, people, and material resources to enable quality and timely delivery of expected outputs regarding dealing with hydrogeological risks.

Role Accountabilities

  • Maintain processes to provide a safe workplace e.g. leading toolbox meetings, conducting PTO, JSA and Aim at Zero Reportable Incidents
  • Ensure all aspects of hydrogeological ground control plan are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with statutory obligations and corporate requirements
  • Ensure that OE Wiring Elements and Methods are fully implemented and adhered to
  • Participate, contribute, and drive Pipeline ideas assigned to you from Diagnosis to Locked in
  • Accountable for the assessing and recording of identified hydrogeological hazards and communicating the risks and recommended measures to manage the risks.
  • Expected to keep an updated hydrogeological hazard plans for all active pits and reconcile the status of recorded hazards on weekly basis.
  • Accountable for the implementation of hydrogeological management plans
  • Accountable for installation supervision, collection and analysis of hydrogeological data, interpretation and reporting the effect on slope stability and mining operations for all active pits and other areas in accordance with monitoring plans.
  • Accountable for implementing groundwater monitoring and slope depressurization programs for critical slopes according to the planned requirements and within the budgeted resources
  • Develop and maintain current hydrogeological Model for all active pits (phreatic surfaces, Large structures, rock mass) and liaise with Geology on any developments required for model updates
  • Build and maintaining a team of direct reports capable of doing the necessary work through implementation of training and development plans.
  • Maintain updated registers for all activities relating to this role


Person’s Specification

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Geological Engineering or its related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in hydro geological activities
  • Proficient in the use of the following applications GEM4D, Datamine, ArcGIS Survey123 and MS Office suite.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective knowledge & understanding of operational HSE policies, procedures, and principles.
  • Skills in automating routine work will be an advantage
  • Demonstrate knowledge & application of ethical conduct
  • Demonstrate knowledge of planning and scheduling
  • Ability to apply safety and health policies and procedures in the workplace
  • Ability to use appropriate methods to identify opportunities to improve/ maintain operational effectiveness within geotechnical operations
  • Medical fitness for the position and the environment
  • Possess valid driving licence and proficiency in driving light vehicle
    Mode of Application

Interested candidates should submit their application by clicking on “APPLY” button below before close of business on Tuesday, 31 August 2021. Applicants not contacted within 31 days of applying, should consider their application unsuccessful.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 31 August. 2021

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