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Job Title: Shift Supervisor – Mine Operations
To coordinate and provide shift direction to the operators on operational activities of the mine crew in the open pit area, in a safe manner, and coordinate resource allocations to effectively complete the activities.
Oversee the shift to daily operational execution of mine plans.
Put in short interval controls, based on the mine plan, and make any necessary adjustments and changes to the shift, to meet daily target projections.
Coordinate and pair Operators with the relevant equipment required to execute tasks.
Supervise the implementation of reclamation, wall cleaning, road construction and maintenance activities.
Coordinate with Maintenance, Underground, load and haul and Engineering in the completion of daily Mine Operations shift activities.
Communicate with the Dispatcher regarding hazards encountered to provide sufficient information to Operators for the smooth running of Operations.
Essential Duties II
Supervise the operators in the implementation and completion of road maintenance.
Oversee that Mine Operations shift work meets established statutory standards in the operation of the mine.
Revert to the Engineering team to potentially change shift plans for a particular area, arising out of work hazard detection.
Provide hands-on assistance during operations activities and ensure that the Operators follow safe work practices.
Liaise with the Training Department to arrange the receipt of training schedules and times for the national workforce.
The above duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Training & Experience
Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations)
Bachelors’ Degree in Mine / Civil Engineering, Geology or related field.
Mine Foreman Certificate.
Ghana Statutory Certification for First Aid and Blasting.
Minimum of 5 – 8 years’ experience in a mining environment, with a minimum 2 – 3 years’ experience should be in a shift supervisory capacity.
Technical and Behavioural Attributes
Strong technical communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), MS Project.
Position is in a very remote location. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to sit in the cabin of heavy mining equipment tracking over uneven surfaces for extended periods, climb stairs, walk and stand.
Work Environment: The noise level in the field environment is minimal. Occasional exposure to noise, fumes, high temperature, moving machinery, hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces, extreme weather conditions.
Protective Equipment (PPE): Work requires mandatory PPE such as helmet, goggles, high visible clothing, safety harness, earplugs and dust mask according to working conditions.
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