13 Mar 2024

Structural Engineer at Newmont Mining Corporation

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Job Description

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.


About This Role

  • To support the business (both the Operations Services, Process Operations and Mine Operations departments by performing the necessary planning, engineering, construction and project management duties required to deliver structural/civil projects from their scoping stage through their execution, start up and turnover stages.

In This Role You Will

Project Planning and Reporting:

  • Coordinate, plan and schedule project activities from the scoping stage through the execution stage following the Newmont Capital Effectiveness Stage Gate process.
  • Coordinate with engineering consultants to ensure engineering design deliverables meet project specifications and standards.

Structural Design

  • Measure and make calculations about loads and pressures caused by environmental or human influence.
  • Create structural models by using computer-aided design software.
  • Perform structural engineering design works (including concrete, steel and timber design) and ensure all engineering deliverables meet project specifications and standards, within schedule and budget.
  • Perform engineering design work for non-electrical infrastructure projects in accordance to project specifications and standards.
  • Design, supervise and coach CAD technicians to produce engineering design deliverables.
  • Follow construction safety guidelines.

Engineering, Construction And Management Support

  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions including time and scope involved.
  • Prepare engineering & construction scope of work to support bid package.
  • Develop cost estimates and perform economic evaluations to support project business cases including preparation of AFEs.
  • Provide field engineering and construction management support by Inspecting project site and evaluate contractor work to detect design malfunctions and ensure conformance to design specifications.
  • Develop proposal documentation for engineering and construction bidding purposes.
  • Assist other department engineers in creating practical demonstrations of proposed solutions and demonstrating them to other members of the team.

Your Training, Skills, & Experience Checklist

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering or, or related field.
  • Must be a member of a recognized Engineering Professional body – Ghana.

Additional Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, STAAD Pro Software and or any other Structural/Civil design software.
  • Manuel structural design calculations.


  • Minimum of 5-year experience with continuous structural design works.
  • Must have experience in working on real estate housing/resettlement housing project in mining industry.
  • Must have experience in working on foundation, concrete, steel and portal framing designs in the mining industry.
  • Project engineering and construction experience.
  • Must have handled multiple of designs at the same time.

Technical Skills

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), and SAP.
  • Advanced information monitoring and management skills.
  • Advanced planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
  • Strong business continuity management skills.
  • Strong capacity planning skills.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Strong conflict management and influencing skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong personnel administration skills.
  • Sound needs analysis.
  • Sound change management skills.

Behavioural Attributes

  • Assertiveness.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Decisive.
  • Directive.
  • Goal oriented.
  • Proactive.
  • Quality oriented.
  • Reliable.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Team player.
  • Technically inclined.

Working Conditions

  • The Position is located at the Ahafo South mine site.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 24th March, 2024

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