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Blastman at AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited


Blastman at AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

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 Blastman.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The role of the Blastman is to safely follow all legislative instruments procedures to carry out blasting operations, and any related jobs at underground sections of the mine and ensure that all statutory requirements associated with the mining operation are adhered to in full compliance with the Mining Act and other related regulations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Firstly, Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and during task execution.
  • Secondly, Report all incidents and ensure they have been investigated and corrective actions completed on time.
  • Thirdly, Act on all corrective actions assigned to you or under your jurisdiction and ensure timely completion.
  • Furthermore, Comply with AGAG Environmental Management, compliance and other legal requirements.
  • Then, Take action to prevent environmental pollution
  • Also, Comply and follow the operating procedures and environmental rules for the performance of the assigned job
  • Additionally, Handle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures
  • Besides that, Charge up holes, down-holes, and development drives.
  • Most importantly, Charge up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan.
  • More so, Handle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures
  • Moreover, Charge up holes, down-holes, and development drives.
  • Thereafter, Charge up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan.
  • Last but not least, Maintain good working knowledge of the following relevant provisions applicable to the mine and have the capacity to work within:
  • Finally, Mineral and Mining (Explosives) Regulations 2012(L.I 2177)
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Qualification Required & Experience

WASSCE / SSCE or 2 years working experience as a Blastman

Experience

  • Two (2) to Five (5) years’ operational experience within an underground mining
  • Previous experience working in Hard Rock Underground Mines (with International Underground Mining experience)

Legal Requirement

  • Blasting certificate of competency

Technical Competencies

  • Valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and can drive underground is a plus
  • Knowledge in underground development and production charging and blasting
  • Sound mechanical knowledge of both the Normet and Hypercharge Unit
  • A strong focus toward safety and hazard identification

Other Competencies

  • Flexible and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities
  • Excellent Communication Skills
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Location: Obuasi

How To Apply For Blastman at AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 21 September, 2022

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