Job Vacancy Mechanical Engineer – Surface Infrastructure

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 Mechanical Engineer - Surface Infrastructure


• The Mechanical Engineer - Surface Infrastructure, is accountable for safely delivering the design, build, execution and commissioning of surface mechanical infrastructure on budget and on schedule.


• Adhere to HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
• Demonstrate behaviour consistent with AGAG’s vision and values.
• Lead by example at all times to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed to ensure tasks are performed without the risk of injury or harm to themselves, others and the environment.
• Establish the Mechanical Engineering team for the Surface operations, capable of supporting the role holder in executing the project construction deliverables.
• Review and confirm the accuracy of Bill of Materials.
• Develop and coordinate work packs with and for work crews.
• Define equipment and parts from external suppliers.
• Conduct cost estimation.
• Safely deliver Project Mechanical implementation, including installation and commissioning.
• Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure the safe and timely delivery of project works, expected quality, and allotted budget.
• Support manufacture, build and validation of systems.
• Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
• Generate engineering reports, specifications, procedures and engineered solutions in a timely and accurate manner.
• Create required documentation, drawings, process definition, procedures and manuals as required.
• Prepare progress reports and procurement updates for inclusion in weekly/monthly reports.
• Monitor progress, attend site meetings and represent AGA as required.
• Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard.
• Develop commissioning plan for review and sign-off.
• Execute Commissioning plan.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent


• Must have 10 - 15 plus years post-graduation on mechanical design and the implementation and execution of major processing plant and support services projects.
• Must have managed and directed project construction activities.

Location: Obuasi

How To Apply For The Job

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Closing Date: 29 November, 2022