Here is the Newmont Mining Corporation Job Recruitment. Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana, and Suriname.
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.
- To obtain high-quality samples and be responsible for all field sample collections (i.e. ore control, moisture, and density samples) and submissions, which form the basis of generating ore control dig polygons for mining.
In This Role You Will:
- Validate blast pattern designs.
- Undertake various daily sampling activities (i.e. Blast Hole, Trenches, and Grab).
- Carry out all sampling activities following Standard Task Procedures, to ensure that the best ore sample quality is obtained.
- Place pegs in the correct positions and label them to enable easy after drill pick-ups by the survey team.
- Ensure that representative samples are taken as specified, and on time.
- Conduct on-site sample split down to the required sample size, for delivery to the assay laboratory (in the case of drill core and reserve circulation sampling).
- Record samples from the drilling contractors at the drill site and assay lab.
- Number sample bags correctly to contribute to the accuracy of ore control dig block grade estimations.
- Transport infill drill hole cores from field to core shed.
- Participate in drill core mark-up, core cutting, core orientation, and core photography.
- Obtain reviews from the Geological Technician and the Grade Control Geologist regarding the quality of ore samples.
Geological Sampling Assistance
- Assist in operating Light Vehicles for sampling activities and a Ditch Witch machine for cutting sample trenches.
- Assist the Geology Technician in the facilitation of sample sorting and submissions at the laboratory.
Standards and Quality Compliance
- Work within current Newmont Compliance and Quality standards, processes, and procedures.
- Check to see that samples are collected in the appropriate bags with the correct labeling.
Health and Safety Management
- Accept personal responsibility for own health and safety, as well as health and safety of others.
- Provide hands-on assistance during operations activities and ensure that safe work practices are followed.
- Abide by and support others in carrying out activities according to Newmont Health and Safety principles.
Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:
Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):
- Minimum of Senior High School or West African School Certificate.
- Minimum of Driver’s License B.
- Minimum of 1 – 2 years relevant work experience as a Sampler within a Mining environment.
- Prior experience in an open pit environment and/or conducting basic geology-related activities is preferable.
- Prior experience working in or being involved with drilling and sampling is preferable.
- Sound communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
- Sound planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
- Sound manual dexterity skills.
- Sound mechanical tools skills.
- Sound time management skills.
- Takes initiatives.
- Safety Conscious.
- The position is located at the Akyem mine.
- Incumbent works mostly in the pit, where they are exposed to broken rocks on the pit floor due to blasting.
- Incumbents may be exposed to dust and noise from drill rigs and mining activities in the pit.
- The incumbent is exposed to moving rigs and other machinery in the pit.
- The incumbent has to work on a shift basis and may include night duties.
HOW TO APPLY – Newmont Mining Corporation Job Recruitment
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