icon 2023-04-17
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Job Descriptions

Job Purpose:

Capable of marking production face and doing charge up without supervision.


Closing Date:28th April, 2023


Main Duties:

Complying with GSR policy and procedures on pre-start checks, and other fundamental safety and environmental management systems and standards, the incumbent will be accountable for the following:

  • Handle and transport explosive materials in a safe manner according to standard procedures.
  • Charge up holes, down-holes and development drives.
  • Charge up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan.
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements associated with the mining operation are adhered to in full compliance with the Mining Act and other related regulations of the Republic of Ghana.
  • Ensure working area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform duties.
  • Must be conversant with ventilation circuit, firing procedure including electric firing and re-entry procedures.
  • Prepare reports and complete all documentation for charge-up and blasting at the end of shift.
  • Perform any other duty that will be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification Required & Experience:

  • Minimum of JHS/MSLC/SHS.
  • A minimum of five (5) years working experience as a Blastman
  • Good computer skills with working knowledge in Power Point, Word, Excel, etc.
  • MinCom Certification in Blasting
  • Must be a holder of a valid Ghanaian Driver’s License Class B or better


Ability and Skill:

  • Good interpersonal skills with high degree of teamwork and collaboration.
  • Good organizational and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work with people of various levels of intelligence.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must demonstrate good sense of urgency and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate high degree of safety consciousness.
  • Must be flexible to work under various working arrangements including night shifts.


Mode of Application:

Interested applicants should submit their applications including current CV, covering letter, educational and professional certificates and other relevant documents, to wrecruitment@gsr.com or the address below:             






This position goes with a very competitive salary package and fringe benefits.



- Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

- Females are encouraged to apply.