Job Vacancy For Ventilation Engineer

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 Ventilation Engineer.


• The purpose of this role is to plan, manage and ensure an occupational environment that is conducive to good health and productivity.
• The Ventilation Engineer will ensure to provide safe and conducive work environment by ensuring adequate ventilation in all working areas.


• Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and during task execution.
• Report all incidents and ensure they have been investigated and corrective actions completed on time.
• Act on all corrective actions assigned to you or under your jurisdiction and ensure timely completion.
• Be responsible for the secondary ventilation auditing, reporting and updating in Ventsim model
• Work with the Mine Captains and Supervisors to get ventilation works carried out in a timely manner and to the specified standard of quality
• Inspect ventilation infrastructure in active and inactive (Care and Maintenance) areas of the mine and update on mine plans using Surpac software.
• Conduct pressure surveys on vertical infrastructure to calibrate ventilation model
• Plan and be accountable for the outputs from monthly ventilation surveys
• Prepare and update ventilation flows on mine rescue plans as per Ghana mining regulations
• Be responsible for inputting data into ventilation database including weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
• Be responsible to set underground regulators and update regulator register
• Ensure compliance in areas of Mine ventilation and Occupational Health as per Ghana Mining Regulations.
• Inspect future secondary fan sites for preparation work
• Primary fan inspection and primary fan collar survey
• Ventilation network planning and survey at the Care and Maintenance areas of the mine.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Bachelor Degree or equivalent tertiary qualifications in a relevant (mining) engineering discipline.


• At least 2 years’ experience in underground ventilation engineering.
• Knowledge in ventilation planning and collecting ventilation data (primary and secondary survey).

Legal requirements

• Blasting Certificate
• Mine Rescue Certificate

Technical Competencies

• Knowledge in Ventsim Software/VUMA Software
• Knowledge in Mine planning software preferably Studio5D Planner/Surpac
• Knowledge in AutoCAD

Location: Obuasi

How To Apply For The Job

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

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Closing Date: 10 August, 2022