Job Vacancy For Remote Bogger Operator

Underground Mining Alliance Ltd. (“UMA”) is a Joint Venture between African Underground Mining Services Limited (AUMS) and Rocksure International carrying out underground development and production works for the AngloGold Ashanti (Obuasi) Mine.

Job Description

UMA is seeking to employ qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions: Remote Bogger Operator. These are Obuasi based Fixed Term position with a competitive work roster at its operations in Obuasi. Remuneration package includes attractive salary and performance-based incentive payments for the right candidates.

The positions will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career in underground mechanised mining while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.

Key Responsibilities

• The Underground Remote Bogger Operator shall report directly to the Underground Shift Supervisor and the primary role is to bog all development and production headings, load trucks and maintain road works with the operations in a safe and efficient manner for underground mining.
• Bog development headings and stockpiles to trucks;
• Keep trucks operating at full efficiency ensuring all ore, low grade, marginal and waste are kept separate;
• Bog out and clean, which may include inspecting for mis-fires including notification to shift supervisor, hosing down and scaling;
• Tram material from stockpiles and other bogging duties as required;
• Backfilling Stopes with Rockfill, Cement Aggregate Fill (CAF) and Cement Rock Fill (CRF);
• Keep all roads in working area tidy and free from pooling water and other potential hazards;
• Manual and tele-remote bogging of production stopes to stockpiles.
• Sound mechanical knowledge of Boggers and Trucks

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of 7 years’ Underground experience in Hard Rock mining in a mechanized mine operating Underground Haulage equipment.
• Experience with Sandvik LH517I, LH621, LH517 and LH514 Boggers in tele-remote bogging in underground mining industry.
• Backfilling Stopes with Rockfill, Cement Aggregate Fill (CAF) and Cement Rock Fill (CRF);
• Bogging rates of minimum Company parameters of Ton/hour Manual Bogging and 65 Ton/Hour Tele-Remote Bogging;
• Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and can drive underground.
• Flexibility and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities
• Solid history in and Underground Mining Operations.
• Must demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with co-workers.
• Must possess Equipment Operator’s certification from the Minerals Commission
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
• Ability to work under pressure and have the desire to achieve.
• Ability to workday and night rotation

Location: Obuasi

How To Apply For The Job

Selection Process

Eligible candidates will be selected after the interview process and evaluated for suitability in terms of behavioural characteristics, organisational fit, capability to work with the relevant complexity of work and ability to establish and maintain a positive and engaging culture with all stakeholders.

Application Process

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximize the success of your application:

• Limit your Curriculum Vitae (CV) to four (4) pages
• Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
• List your most recent positions first.
• Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records

Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to:

[email protected]

Kindly indicate the role you are applying for in the email subject.

Closing Date: 20 June, 2020

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.