Instrumentation Technician at Cardinal Namdini Mining

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.

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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 ProcessWhen 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 Date25th  October, 2023
NoteOnly shortlisted candidates will be contacted
DisclaimerCNML 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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