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Job Vacancy For Pit Controller Dispatcher At Gold Fields Limited

Posted on: July 5th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Gold Fields Limited,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Jul-2012};

Abosso Goldfields Ltd, a subsidiary of Gold Fields Limited. Located in a tropical climate, the Damang Gold Mine is a world-class operation,consisting of 25 Mtpa open pit-mining operations and a 5.2 Mtpa CIL metallurgical plant. The mine is situated in the Western Region of Ghana and is ISO 14001 and OHSAS18001 certificated. It has a current Life of Mine expectency to the year 2019 and beyond.

Description Of Job

Purpose of the job:
Goldfields Ghana Limited is seeking to employ an individual into the position of Pit Controller Dispatcher for its operations in Tarkwa. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring movements of trucks and auxiliary fleet to ensure each excavator has sufficient equipment resources, to fully utilize the potentials of the mining fleet as a whole and ensure production is maximized in a cost effective manner.

Key Responsibilities:

•  Ensures that equipment statuses are up to date and correct within the system i.e. ready, down, delay, etc
•  Ensures correct reasons are entered against appropriate status
•  Liaise closely with Tarkwa HME Department in order that equipment is quickly repaired and then returned to work as soon as possible
•  Communicate with all mining personnel ensuring everyone knows what is expected from them
•  Be familiar with emergency response procedures as Dispatch serves as the centre of communications in times of emergencies
•  Ensure that daily production requirements are known by Pit Personnel and ensure that these are met
•  Liaise with other departments, Geology and Plant, to optimize crusher throughput
•  Address issues that affect production in pit as swiftly and as correctly as possible
•  Ensures relevant information is correct in order that the system can properly calculate truck requirements to meet and maximize excavator digging and delivery requirements
•  Maximize production in an efficient and cost effective manner

Qualification Required & Experience

•  A minimum of Tertiary qualification, preferably in any Mining Related Engineering programme but not essentially in Mining Engineering
•  Thorough knowledge of mining operation prior to entering dispatch. must also be aware of equipment needs and capabilities
•  Must have good supervisory skills and ability to lead as well as motivate a team
•  Must be computer literate with Dispatch hardware and Modular Certification
•  Must be assertive as well as able to cope with pressure
•  Well developed oral and written communication skills (English proficiency)
•  Medical fitness for the position and environment
•  A hands-on approach and be willing to work long hours to obtain the required results
•  Valid Ghanaian driver’s license

How To Apply For The Job

Interested parties should submit their Curriculum Vitae to:

Daniel W. Wilson
Ag. Human Resources Superintendent
Tarkwa Gold Mine
P. O. Box 26
Tarkwa, Ghana

Or by e-mail: [email protected]
Company details can be found at:

Closing Date: 12th July, 2012

Note: “Gold Fields will only respond to applications that meet the necessary qualifications stipulated”

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment