Instrumentation Technician at Cardinal Namdini Mining

Cardinal Namdini Mining Limited (CNML)

There is a new position for an Instrumentation Technician at Cardinal Namdini Mining Limited.

Job Description

  • Department: Energy Automation & Information Technology
  • Job reports to: Automation Engineer
  • Direct Reports: None

Job Purpose

The incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance of Process Control Systems and Instrumentation in line with Company policy and procedures.

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Primary Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Troubleshoot and resolve Instrumentation and control specific design and construction execution problems and ensure that the plant and infrastructure are built to design specifications.
  • Analyze current equipment, identify areas of inefficiency, and needs for improvement; design and develop instrumentation and control systems to meet those needs.
  • Collaborates with senior engineers and supervisors to develop accurate, efficient equipment and instrumentation in accordance with safety and usability standards and client expectations.
  • Review all engineering design plans, performing calibrations, designing, and constructing instrumentation systems and their components.
  • Assist in managing and monitoring all assigned instrumentation and control projects and contractors including installation, calibration, repairs, programming, and process control systems.
  • Ensure instrumentation and control system standards and procedures are adhered to by completing quality assurance on all PLC, low voltage, instrumentation and control components and projects, and writing up reports.

Required Skills or Experience

Minimum qualification (s)
  • Degree / Advanced Diploma or equivalent in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or relevant discipline.
  • Certified Wiring Professional or Inspector by the Energy Commission.
  • Minerals Commission Inspecting Engineer Certificate of Competency is a must.
  • Registered member of the Ghana Institute of Engineers or a professional Engineering body.
  • Valid Ghanaian Driver’s License B
Experience (Minimum)
  • 8 years of working experience in gold mineral processing with at least 5 years in an Electrical/Instrumentation/Process Controls role including large-scale fixed asset management experience.
  • Operational experience in logic controller: ALLEN-BRADLEY 1756 Series PLC or SIEMENS S7-1500 Series PLC will be an advantage.
Knowledge (In-depth)
  • Possess analytical mind and appreciable level in PLC programming language and Scada systems.
  • In-depth knowledge in instrumentation and control system.
  • Ability to analyze PID and PFDs
  • Appreciable level knowledge in Low Voltage and control wiring systems.
  • Working knowledge of SCADA configuration and project development.
  • Familiar with project design concepts, procedures, and tools.
  • Advanced knowledge in PLC programming, networking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong skills in configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of variable speed drives.
  • Knowledge of CAD software and MS Office Suite.
  • Strong commitment to timelines, accuracy and professionalism.
  • Effectively handle multiple, concurrent demands.
  • Adapt to continually changing priorities aggressive schedules and to appropriately prioritize responsibilities.
  • Good team player in tasks involving cross-functional teams.
  • Results oriented drive and solid work ethics, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills.
Leadership and behavioural attributes
  • Willingness and ability to perform fieldwork in an extreme mining environment.
  • Ability to influence
  • Teamwork and collaborative skills
  • Efficiency and Quality
  • Thorough and Meticulous
  • Critical thinking and analytical
Special conditions or requirements of the Job (Please list items such as overtime required, shift work required, appointments, legal requirements, etc. in this space)
  • The working environment is multi-cultural and hence sensitivity is required.
  • Valuing diversity and inclusion practices are essential.
  • Extended working hours involved.
  • Stringent deadlines
  • High volume work
  • Routine / non-routine duties
  • Medically fit for the position and environment
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How To Apply: Instrumentation Technician at Cardinal Namdini Mining

Application Process When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximise the success of your application:

  • Include an application/ introductory letter not more than 1 page, explaining why you believe you are the most suitable for the role you are applying for
  • Include your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and limit it to a maximum of 5 pages
  • Include copies of relevant academic certificates
  • Include copies of relevant professional certifications
  • Please put the job title you are applying for as the subject heading in the e-mail
  • Applications, together with detailed CV and the relevant proof of qualifications, should be addressed to: HR Manager, Cardinal Namdini Mining Limited, No.4 Luanda close, East Legon, Accra, Ghana: GA-377-0113
  • Please send all the relevant documents/ application electronically by attachment (preferably in PDF or MS Word) to the e-mail address below:
Closing Date 25th  October, 2023
Note Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Disclaimer CNML is an equal-opportunities employer and does not ask for money transfers (payments or considerations) from job applicants during ANY stage of the recruitment process. Any applicant/ job-seeker who pays any money/consideration to any person (within or outside CNML) with an expectation or a promise of getting / offering a job does so at his/her own risk.

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