Condition Monitoring Technician

Location: 

GH

Post Start Date:  Feb 24, 2024

 

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 per the details below:

JOB POSTING : CONDITION MONITORING TECHNICIAN                                                                                        
DEPARTMENT      : ENGINEERING
STRATUM OF ROLE : I L
EMPLOYMENT STATUS     : PERMANENT
CLOSING DATE :8TH MARCH, 2024

 

ROLE PURPOSE
The Condition Monitoring Technician is responsible for performing all Condition Monitoring functions of all Surface Infrastructure and STP equipment which includes checking vibrations, temperatures, pressures, oil levels and flows and reporting. The role holder also assists Reliability Engineer in developing, implementing and reviewing equipment maintenance strategies, reliability centred maintenance (RCM) tactics, and defect elimination projects in order to improve equipment reliability and asset integrity of the mine plant and equipment to world-class standards.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work compliantly with the requirement of Government of Ghana Agencies, environmental, health & safety legislation and AGAG regulation
  • Accept personal responsibility for his own health and safety and that of every mine worker affected by his work
  • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Assist Reliability Engineer in gathering information for reports
  • Conduct audits of Underground Equipment and Shafts
  • Conduct reviews of the condition monitoring function to identify actions for continuous improvement
  • Assist the Reliability Engineer to develop condition monitoring routes and checks for Plant equipment;
  • Execute CM checks on a routine scheduled basis. This include visual checks, vibration data collection, infrared data collection, ultra sonic data collection, motor current and flux data collection, simple NDT data collection;
  • Analyze and trend predictive maintenance data (vibration, IR, etc.) to determine plant condition and report this condition for action;
  • Monitor general physical condition of plant assets and report
  • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary;
  • Generate work requests in SAP as required for maintenance planning and scheduling
  • Perform routine condition monitoring tasks on all the rotating equipment by data collection using advanced portable data collectors and other tools according to the established schedules and also as per the plant requirements.
  • Gather information on vibration & other data collected in order to diagnose / troubleshoot rotating machinery problems.
  • Actively participate in Reliability improvement programmes and Root Cause Failure Analysis process of Rotating equipment as per requirements.
  • Monitor equipment performance on asset health system and take proactive measures to address symptoms of potential failure
  • Report directly to the reliability engineer on issues and identify and execute improvement projects

 

QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
 

Qualification

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or any other equivalent technical qualification

 

Experience

  • Three (3) years industrial/practical experience with Condition Monitoring techniques i.e. Vibration data acquisition and analysis, Infrared Thermography, and NDT techniques.
  • Specialized hands-on skill and practice in key Engineering equipment installations, troubleshooting, repairs and inspections.
  • Practical understanding of laser alignment is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with the Ghana Minerals and Mining (Health, Safety and Technical) Regulation

 

Technical Competencies

  • Practical understanding in the use of SAP or any CMMS.
  • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing.
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project, and Excel

 

MODE OF APPLICATION

Interested Ghanaian applicants should review the requirements and upload the necessary documents to apply for the job.

 

Female applicants who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply.

 

CLOSING DATE: 8TH MARCH, 2024

 

BEWARE OF CONMEN! AGAG does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Security Department, Investigation Unit, by calling +233556582933 or 0322296755 (rates apply) or use our whistle-blowing channels by sending an SMS to +27 73 573 8075 (SMS rates apply) or emailing 24cthonesty@ethics-line.com or use the internet at www.tip-offs.com

 

Requisition ID:  22598
Category:  Administration
Posting Salary:  Market Related
Post End Date:  Feb 23, 2024