Electrical Superintendent


Company Chirano Gold ...
Industry Mining
Category Maintenance
Location Bibiani
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 10 years
Job Expires Jun 17, 2021
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Company Profile

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

Our core values are putting people first, outstanding corporate citizenship, high performance culture and rigorous financial discipline. We are dynamic, innovative, and passionate about who we are and how we work, and we do not compromise when it comes to doing the right thing in the communities where we operate. At Kinross, we pride ourselves on being skilled, responsible operators who strive not only to meet, but to exceed, regulatory requirements for both environmental and health and safety performance, wherever we operate. Putting people first is a core Kinross value, and our chief priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of every employee and contractor who works for us.

Job Description

Job Summary
To ensure the efficient supervision and control of the Electrical Maintenance Team by allocating and managing resources (people and equipment) to attain production and engineering objectives.
Responsible for the development and implementation of all electrical, instrumentation, communication and control aspects of Electrical Maintenance functions through the application of operational policies, standards, and procedures in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the organizational strategic objectives.
Responsibilities & Duties 
  • Actively work in the field and ensure relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations remain in full compliance.
  • Actively promote Safety Culture and Hazard Awareness on the Mine by achieving zero reportable safety incidents, zero compliance breaches and continually review the safety standards and work practices for the workforce.
  • Formulate and execute strategies that support the growth of the section & employees’ wellbeing. 
  • Develop and implement effective electrical and instrumentation standards and procedures.
  • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices.
  • Review the operation of plant and underground equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtimes.
  • Install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of mining machinery and equipment.
  • Plan new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials.
  • Manage all electrical and instrumentation documentation.
  • Efficiently perform preventive, breakdown, project, refurbishment repairs and assign electrical maintenance staff according to work requirements and priorities.
  • Perform periodical and scheduled inspection programs to maintain CGML assets and infrastructure according to established mine maintenance and engineering standards and keep them in a good condition.
  • Plan and organize maintenance jobs safely and within a budget.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis of failures.
  • Ensure Consultants & Contractors are performing according to contractual obligations with CGML
  • Coordinate with the planning section to set / review required maintenance / repair plans, maintenance schedules and strategies.
  • Act as a Change Agent and Project Sponsor for key initiatives; models organizational values, sets the cultural tone, and prioritizes business goals.
  • Set performance targets and measures, monitor and manage overall performance of employees.
  • Build the capabilities of the team to enhance the team’s ability to achieve financial and operating strategy.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your Manager.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree /Higher Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate of competency as an Engineering Superintendent from the Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission (IDMC).
  • Master’s degree and Engineering Manager’s Certification from IDMC will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in a mining environment; at least 4 years in a Senior Electrical /Management role.
  • Experience in Electrical related projects, Maintenance, Power Systems, Fixed Plants and Electrical Wiring Regulations.
  • Well-developed English oral, written communications and report writing skills.
  • Ability to prepare estimates, tender document specifications for any Electrical works and analyse offers to recommend the best option.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Duty of Care Standards, Occupational Health & Safety Regulations, and Mining Inspection Act & Regulations.
  • Management skills with ability to engage and transfer knowledge to all direct reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral and apply appropriate discipline when required.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications including word, excel, power point, outlook and other Electrical Management software /systems.

How To Apply

Applicants with the requisite qualifications and skills should send their CVs and copies of relevant certificates to not later than 30th May, 2021.

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