Underground Mining Alliance Job Recruitment: The Underground Mining Alliance has made a job advertisement to recruit a Radio and Communication Technician.

Reporting to the Electrical Forman, the incumbent will be responsible for installation works, preventive, testings, breakdown repairs, and routine maintenance on a variety of communication systems and equipment.

These works include but are not limited to UHF & VHF Leaky Feeder System installation and maintenance on both analog and digital platforms in active mining environments, telemetry systems, PLC systems, two-way radio repeater infrastructure, optical fiber, and copper networks including installation, termination, and testing, microwave Systems, and bench level electronic repairs.

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How To Apply as a Radio & Communication Technician

Interested applicants should send their application details (Application Letter, CV, copies of certificates, and a duly completed community validation form) to:  [email protected] 

Deadline for Submission: 1st September 2022.

Job Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots, installs, maintains, tests, repairs, and modifies mobile and fixed radio and wireless communications equipment to meet present needs.
  • Reads technical journals and/or manuals, attends seminars and appropriate professional development workshops to learn about job-related equipment
  • Installs, repairs and maintains microwave radio and multiplex equipment, both analog and digital, and point-to-point communications systems.
  • Assists in the planning and designing of new installations, systems, and equipment.
  • Checks frequencies and solves interference problems.
  • Provides technical expertise in the consideration of equipment and system needs and concerns.
  • Periodically checks the reliability of equipment.
  • Attends training and reads publications to remain current in electronic technology.
  • Reviews Motorola service bulletins as released and communications necessary information when required
  • Establishes and maintains positive and professional working relationships with co-workers and managers as well as aid and support co-workers in specific situations.
  • Maintains logs and prepares reports and correspondence as required.
  • Maintains the inventory of equipment and parts.
  • Completes work orders in a timely manner and ensures accuracy of paperwork being completed
  • Discuss equipment operation and problems with customer personnel to determine if repair is required
  • Performs installation of infrastructure
  • Perform radio programming
  • Represents the Company or department at meetings as requested.

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Job Qualification, Skills, And Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in wireless communication or telecommunications program or a related discipline from an accredited Technical University or College, or equivalent experience with MinCom Certification
  • Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and be able to drive.
  • Previous work experience in underground mining would be a definite asset;
  • Accomplished written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Must have strong observation and analytical skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with co-workers.
  • A strong focus on safety and hazard identification
  • Strong sense of urgency and outcomes focused.

Location: Obuasi

Remuneration package: Attractive salary and performance-based incentive payments for the right candidate.

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