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Newmont Mining Corporation Recruitment 2022/2023 Application


Newmont Mining Corporation Recruitment: Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Newmont Mining Corporation Recruitment 2022.

Newmont Mining Corporation Recruitment 2022/2023 Application

Newmont Mining Corporation Recruitment

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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Plant Operator

About This Role

  • To operate the process circuits and mobile equipment of the Ahafo Process plant safely and competently, achieving optimum production.

In This Role, You Will

Process Plant Operations

  • Operate all process plant circuits independently to achieve daily targets and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for circuits including crushing, grinding, Carbon In Leach (CIL), elution, counter current decantation, thickeners, tailings, reagent mixing, water services, and gold room operations.
  • Monitor and record the operating performance of the processing circuit and make appropriate changes to ensure that optimum production is achieved.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and circuit performance when operating outside of normal range.
  • Inform the Supervisor of any changes that may affect optimum production.
  • Monitor and inspect the process plant equipment to ensure its correct operation and performance.
  • Maintain a high housekeeping standard in each of the process circuits.
  • Work with the metallurgical team to ensure the optimum metallurgical performance of the process plant.
  • Work with the maintenance team to achieve efficient process plant equipment performance and availability.
  • Operate heavy equipment to support routine and nonroutine work, including and not limited to 966 & 930 loaders, bobcats, forklifts, excavators, liner handlers, dozers,s and overhead cranes to ensure the efficient running of the various circuits.
  • Perform additional non-routine duties during shutdowns.
  • Participate and contribute to the development and review of the Process Operations Short Term Planning (STPs).
  • Conduct thorough shift handover, detailing all relevant information correctly and describing all information in various logbooks and reports relevant to the incoming shift/crew.
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs which will assist in enhancing the performance of the process plant operation.
  • Maintain an understanding of monthly production targets and progress.
  • Operate two-way radio communications clearly and concisely with Foremen, Maintenance Personnel, other Operators, and Senior Staff and follow instructions given.
  • Respond to inquiries and instructions in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Complete all tasks identified in the Processing Operations Management Operating System (MOS) Elements to the specified quality and timeliness as assigned to this role.

Work Scheduling and Allocation

  • Plan own activities on a shift-by-shift basis according to allocated process plant production schedules.
  • Accomplish work objectives by following and executing on assigned process plant production schedule.

Additional Responsibilities

Health, Safety, and Environment

  • Maintain high health, safety, and environmental awareness.
  • Monitor own and peers’ adherence to health and safety measures, protocols, production parameters, and standards.
  • Report any deviation from established health and safety measures and protocols to the Process Supervisor.
  • Adhere strictly to Newmont’s Health, Safety, and Environmental standards.
  • Act as a role model in complying with and supporting these standards and practices by:
    • wearing mandatory protective clothing and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when and where required.
    • reporting and correcting unsafe acts or conditions.
    • proactively participating in safety meetings and promoting safe working practices.
    • strictly adhering to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Short Term Plannings (STPs), work policies, and security procedures.
    • actively partaking in hazard identification and correction.
    • reporting environmental spills immediately and taking appropriate action to prevent contamination.
    • attending all safety meetings.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Senior School Certificate Examination
  • Possess an E-Class driver’s license.
  • Having a Mincom Process/Equipment Operations Certificate of Competence will be an added advantage.

Additional Knowledge

  • As a minimum, declared competent in the following Metalliferous Courses (Citi and Guilds):
    • MNMPRD104A – Conduct Pump Operations.
    • MNMPRD105A – Conduct Valve Operations.
    • Successful completion of other Metalliferous courses (Citi and Guilds) is preferable.
  • Working knowledge of processing plant equipment.
  • Working knowledge of process operations, particularly crushing, Semi Autogenous Grinding (SAG) – Ball Mill Grinding, Leach / Carbon In Leach (CIL), Elution, Reagents, and Tails Operation.


  • Minimum of 5 – 6 years operating experience in a gold processing plant, of which a minimum of 3 – 5 years experience should be in a Process Plant Operating environment.
  • Process plant commissioning experience will be an added advantage.

Technical Skills

  • Good technical problem-solving skills.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Good operating and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Good communication (written and verbal in English) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to direct others to maintain the required output expected of an operating circuit.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret standard operational safety signage and directions.
  • Ability to handle and coordinate multiple concurrent activities.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Accuracy.
  • Detail focused.
  • Independent.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Judgment.
  • Multi-tasking.
  • Proactive.
  • Reliability.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Self-responsibility.
  • Team player.
  • Technically inclined.

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Working Conditions

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

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to them as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel unless an exemption is required by law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time at its sole discretion.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply

Application Deadline: 24th October 2022

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