9 Jun 2021

Mining Engineer at Gold Fields Ghana Limited

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Job Description


The Mining Department is seeking to employ an experienced, competent and self-motivated Mining Engineer who will be responsible for short-to-medium term Mine Planning in a high volume selective mining environment. The successful applicant, in performing his/her assigned responsibilities will be expected to influence the main cost drivers in his/her area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that mining is done to specification
  • Generate short term production schedules and forecasts for weekly and monthly mine plans
  • Develop Pit and Waste Dump schedules for three monthly and annual rolling mine plans
  • Design Pits, Waste Dumps, Stockpiles, Haul Roads and other accesses
  • Generate and monitor volumetric and spatial compliance to mine plans
  • Provide technical support to Mining Contractor, Mine Operations team and other stakeholders
  • Ensure that Mine Planning is carried out in compliance with legislation, regulations and standards

·       Ensure pit and dump design implementation meet all technical and safety requirements

  • Prepare month-end reports
  • Assist with Drill and Blast designs, planning, scheduling sequencing and implementation
  • Monitor the activities of the blasting section in order to control wall limits
  • Train and develop junior engineers and other allied personnel

·       Liaise with all Mining major stakeholders for organizing and implementing all Pre and Post Blasting tasks.

·       Ensuring the achievement of qualitative and quantitative outputs through the efficient utilization of available resources

·       Initiating cost saving practices and productivity improvements of specially assigned projects in the department

Key Requirements:

  • BSc in Mining Engineering
  • Experience in Open Pit Drill and Blast
  • Advance Knowledge and experience in Short Term Mine Planning
  • Demonstrated abilities in people management
  • Blasting Certificate will be an advantageous
  •  Must have practical experience in the use of relevant mine planning software, i.e. Surpac, Xpac and Alastri
  • SAP proficiency
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment
  • Must possess a valid Ghanaian driver’s license


Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 10 July. 2021





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