Golden Star (Wassa) Limited Recruitment for Senior Ventilation Engineer

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Golden Star (Wassa) Limited Recruitment for Senior Ventilation Engineer.

Golden Star (Wassa) Limited is an established gold mining company that owns and operates the Wassa and Prestea mines situated on the prolific Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana, West Africa.

Job Description

  • Company: Golden Star (Wassa) Limited
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Purpose:

To manage and control underground ventilation systems in conformity with the a ppwpi late regulations and laws.

Main Duties:

•   Still be the legally appointed person to cover the mine ventilation in underground.
•   Conduct primary and secondary ventilation surveys which will include but not limited to airflow measurement, gas, dust, diesel emissions and heat load surveys.
•   To assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly Ventilation Report (Font’ 23) to the Inspectorate.
•   To prepare mid-year and end-of-year Ventilation Plans for the Mine and the Inspectorate.
•   To assess and monitor Fans, Fire Doors, Ventilation Doors, and Regulators and ensure proper auxiliary Ventilation is maintained.
•   To assist in the preparation of Exemption /Change of LTV Reports to Inspectorate and monitor workings under the exemption.
•   To update and maintain computerized ventilation simulation (VentSim) model with surveyed ventilation information.
•   Prepare construction schedules for ventilation related infrastructure and preparation of ventilation construction drawings for the work.
•   Maintain a fan registry and responsibility for fan issues, new orders and
•   Ensuring the timely preparation of blasting time sheets on monthly basis as per the Ghanaian mining regulation.
•   Liaise with the Training Section to train engineering junior ventilation engineers and mining staff in mine ventilation, as well as personnel on short time programs (National Service, Graduate Trainees,ete) assigned to the department.
•   Providing support to underground operations team on headings and scope
•   management in order to ensure optimal operating ventilation system.
•   Recommend and supervise the construction of mine ventilation controls
•   Ensure optimum re-entry times and efficiency of operations undergrowth
•   Responsible for reviewing long-term new mining projects, designing and optimizing proposed systems in order to reduce LOM mine ventilation infrastructure and operating cost.
•   Undertake troubleshooting and project works as
•   Perform other legitimate duties that will be assigned from time to time


•   Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or related discipline
•   A minimum of eight (RAO) years in Ventilation Engineering practice.
•   Excellent user of VentSim modelling software and other related Softwares
•   Excellent user of Surpac and AutoCAD Softwares
•   Excellent computer skills with expertise in Power Point,Word, Excel etc.
•   Certification in mine ventilation
•   Intermediate Certification in Mine Environmental Control will be an advantage
•   Master’s degree will be an advantage but not a requirement

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•   Good organizational skills
•   Attention to details
•   Good interpersonal skills with a high degree of teamwork
•   Good communication (oral & written) skills
•   Proven commitment and integrity
•   Good report wilting and analytical skills


•   Reliability
•   Accountability
•   Sense of urgency and collaboration

Behavioral competencies

•   Customer focus
•   Teamwork and cooperation
•   Analytical thinking
•   Problem solving
•   Proactiveness

Remuneration: This position goes with a very competitive salary package and other fringe benefits

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications with CVs, copies of certificates and other relevant documents to: [email protected] or the address below: The HR & Administration Manager Golden Star (WASSA) LIMITED P.M.B. TARKWA

Application Deadline: 14th June 2019

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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