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Mechanical Technician – Ropes by AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

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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 Mechanical Technician – Ropes.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Mechanical Technician – Ropes reports to the Mechanical Supervisor – Winders and is accountable for general mechanical maintenance and repair of mine infrastructure and winding machinery, winder ropes statutory inspection, ore transport equipment and materials movement in a safe manner and compliant with LI2182 (Government of Ghana Law).

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KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Accept personal responsibility for his own health and safety and that of every mine worker affected by his work
  • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Promote a culture of safety and practice zero tolerance to non-compliance at all times
  • Protect and promote safe environment practices in compliance to the legislation and work environment principles
  • Test rigging to ensure safety & reliability
  • Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving
  • Select gear, such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights, sizes & facilities
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain falls or other equipment
  • Tilt, Dip, and Turn suspended loads to manoeuvre over, under or around obstacles
  • Install ground rigging for yarding lines
  • Align, level, and anchor machinery
  • Fabricate, set up & repair rigging, supporting structures, hoists & pulling gear
  • Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams & ceilings
  • Dismantle & store rigging equipment after use
  • Conduct Daily Winders Ropes inspections and Ropes Statutory Maintenance in accordance with AGA Standard.
  • Perform 6-Monthly Winder Ropes Recaps and Winder Maintenance per AGA Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Carry out House Keeping at the winder houses and supporting shaft Activities when required.
  • Report daily on Ropes inspections to the Winder/ Ropes Supervisor.
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QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) Part II or equivalent

Experience 

  • Five (5) + years of post-apprenticeship work in a mechanical trade. Winder maintenance will be advantage.
  • Familiarity with the Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health Safety and Technical) Regulation.
  • Wide fabrication experience.

Closing date: 20th Jan, 2023

HOW TO APPLY

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