Shift Foreman/Gold Room Foreman/Process Trainer


Last Updated: 2nd June 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
None

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

I have over 35 years experience in the Mining Sector, which includes Process Plants,
Gold, uranium and Iron Ore.
I have worked abroad for the last 7 years, as expat.
My last contract in Liberia ended in November, so I am urgently
seeking to find a job and I can start immediately.

See experience sectors below please:

* METALLURGICAL EXPERIENCE
CRUSHING
Jaw Crusher
Simons Crusher / Cone Crusher
Beltsman
MILLING
Ball Mills
ROD Mills
Pebble Mills
Pyrite Mills
Sag Mills
LEACHING
CIP (Carbon in Pulp)
CIL (Carbon in Leach)
CIS (Carbon in Solution)
RESIDUE DISPOSAL
Monitor slime dams
Return water and process dam levels
THICKENERS
AU Plant Thickeners
U Plant Thickeners
Pyrite Thickeners
GRAVITY SEPARATION
Gravity Gemini Shaking Table
Gravity Spiral Concentrator
Roughers
Cleaners
Scavengers
Re-cleaners
MAGNETIC SEPARATION
WHIMS – Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separation

FLOTATION SEPARATION
Collectors
Activators
Depressants
Dispersants
PH Modifiers
Frothers
FLOCCULANT PLANT
Reagents
Copper Sulphate
Lime
Costic Soda
Cyanide
SMBS
BELT FILTERS
Vacuum Pumps
Vacuum Cloth
Vacuum Boxes
Carrier Belt
SAMPLING AND LOGGING
Monitoring & gathering of Samples Continuously
Monitoring Grinds
Monitoring Densities
Carbon Inventory
TSF FACILITIES
SCREENING SECTION
Vibrating Screens
Scalping Screens
Reef Screens

* GOLD ROOM EXPERIENCE
Electro-wining Cells
Smelting Furnaces
ACACIA
Elution Columns
Carbon Regeneration
CONTROL ROOM OPERATOR
CYCLONES
HydroCyclones
COMMISSIONING
Hot
Cold

* OTHER / INTERNAL COURSES
First Aid Level 1
Job Ownership
Competency for the Crushers Section
Competency for milling section
Assertiveness Course
Competency for the Browns Section
Competency for the Thicker Section
Initiating Disciplinary Enquiries
Competency in the Reclamation Section
Human Relations Course

Education

    Klerksdorp High School
Student

   Jan 1975
— Nov 1979

Subjects :  

Mathematics
English
Afrikaans
Biology
Accounting
Science

Experience

Avesoro New Liberty Gold Mine - Liberia
Shift Foreman / Gold Room Foreman

   Jan 2016
— Sep 2017

Duties:  Shift Foreman
Coordinate daily operational strategies, production targets and maintenance plans across the Processing Plant crews to achieve the best results.
Coordinate Maintenance activities within areas of the Processing Plant to ensure there is minimal downtime.
Assist in implementing strategies to maintain and improve asset utilization across the Process Plant.
Assist in preparation and execution of planned plant shutdown.
Input to operational and maintenance considerations for growth targets.
Assist in training and mentoring the workforce to become competent in their area of operation.
Duties    : Gold Room Foreman    

✰     Daily gold room operational duties to meet performance targets.
Handover of relevant shift/crew change information.
Providing support to processing personnel.
Improving gold room performance and efficiency.
Security and dispatch or ore.
Ensure that security procedures are followed by all personnel entering the Gold     Room.
Reporting and recording of all activities.
Operate in a safe manner at all times, being proactive in health and safety     procedures.

DRA Ma’Aden / Minopex - Saudi Arabia
Plant Supervisor

   Jan 2015
— Jan 2016

Coordinate daily operational strategies, production targets and maintenance plans across the Processing Plant crews to achieve the best results.
Coordinate Maintenance activities within areas of the Processing Plant to ensure there is minimal downtime.
Assist in implementing strategies to maintain and improve asset utilization across the Process Plant.
Assist in preparation and execution of planned plant shutdown.
Input to operational and maintenance considerations for growth targets.
Assist in training and mentoring the workforce to become competent in their area of operation.

Marampa Mine - Iron Ore Plant - Sierra Leone
Shift Superintendent / Process Trainer

   Jan 2012
— Dec 2015

Duties   
✰    Ensure mineral recovery equipment is operated in a safe and efficient manner         and that maintenance tasks are carried out safely and effectively by authorised         personnel.
✰    Regularly check on operating plant and equipment to ensure operating guideline is     achieved.
✰    Provide each Operator with a clear understanding to their job requirements and of     company standards.
✰    Determine specific needs of individual Operators and prioritise these needs to     provide focus for development.
Operate in such a way that Operators learn by example to develop an attitude conductive to team co-operation and developments.
Ensure targets are achieved.
Monitoring tailings, middling’s and concentrate.
Adjust splitters for optimal concentrate recovery

Uranium One - Gold Plant
Shift Foremen / Supervisor

   Jan 2010
— Jan 2012

MDM Engineering
Commission Supervisor

   Jan 2009
— Jan 2010

Uranium One - Gold Plant    
Control Room Operator

   Feb 2006
— Jan 2009

Hartbeesfontein Gold Mine
Technical Official / Supervisor

   Jan 1982
— Jan 2006

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