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Crane & Lifting Supervisor - Sabadola, Senegal

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Construction Jobs, Mine Operation Jobs, Civils Jobs, Plant Mining Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs, Rig Fitter Jobs
Africa, Senegal, West Africa
Senegal All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term, Expat
Salary Description:
competitive FIFO package 2 year contract
Teranga Gold
Job Ref:

Position: Crane & Lifting Supervisor  Duration: 2 years

Summary of Role

This is a 2-year contract, fly-in fly-out role: 8 weeks on / 4 weeks off roster with travel in company time
to our Sabodala mine site in Senegal.

Key Responsibilities

• Day to day operation of all site mobile cranes in a safe and cost-effective manner
• Inspection of all lifting equipment is carried out and the rigging equipment register is accurate
and up to date
• Ensuring the crane meets inspection requirements prior to initial use.
• Permitting critical lifting operations, such as multiple crane lifts, only after the applicable
procedures are implemented.
• Effective execution for shutdowns to ensure optimum run time
• Lead crane lift study activities and ensure crane operations are coordinated with other site
• Exercise supervisory control over the worksite and day to day work activities related to cranes
and lifting.
• Assessment and competency management of current crane operators in rigging and lifting
• Ensuring the operators meet requirements of the applicable standards and procedures.
• Organization, development and delivery of Crane operator Training
• Develop the staff to international and industry best practice to ensure optimal services are
• Ensure all relevant site and legislative documentation is fulfilled, filed and managed in accordance
with the required standards

Required Skills & Experience
• Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience in Lifting Operations in mining industry
• Qualified and certified with practical/theoretical knowledge to the industrial standard. Crane
tickets that enable operation of all site mobile cranes.
• Full knowledge of safe work systems (Lift Plan and/or work instructions) and the duties of all
persons involved in the lifting operations.
• Understanding of relevant information relating to different types of lifting accessories i.e.
markings, certificates, WLL etc.
• Conversant with relevant standards and requirements in relation to mobile / gantry / overhead
cranes and rigging requirements
• Successfully completed a Rigger course, Signal Operator course and Lifting Supervisor Safety
• Proficiency in MS Word & Excel; experience using a CMMS is required
• Truck driving licence
• Light vehicle driver’s license
• Certificate IV Training and Assessing is desirable
• Excellent time management & organizational skills and must be able to work in a team environment
• Strong English communication skills (bilingual French, an asset)
• Experience working with multi-national workforce in remote work locations (preferably in West Africa)
• Proven ability in effectively mentoring and coaching employees to facilitate career development
If you are having difficulties applying, please send your CV to

About Teranga
Teranga is a multi-jurisdictional West African gold company focused on production and development as well as the exploration of approximately 6,400 km2 of land located on prospective gold belts. Since its initial public offering in 2010, Teranga has produced more than 1.7 million ounces of gold at its Sabodala operation in Senegal. Focused on diversification and growth, the Company is preparing for the first gold pour at its second gold mine, Wahgnion, which is located in Burkina Faso, as well as carrying out exploration programs in three West African countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. The Company had more than 4.0 million ounces of gold reserves as of June 30, 2018. Teranga applies a rigorous capital allocation framework for its investment decisions and is focused on funding future organic growth plans responsibly.

Steadfast in its commitment to set the benchmark for responsible mining, Teranga operates in accordance with the highest international standards and aims to act as a catalyst for sustainable economic, environmental, and community development as it strives to create value for all of its stakeholders. Teranga is a member of the United Nations Global Compact and a leading member of the multi-stakeholder group responsible for the submission of the first Senegalese Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative revenue report.

Our Vision, Culture & Values

• We are committed to a culture with a friendly and informal environment; dedicated and empowered people who want rewarding careers and the ability to make good decisions that positively impact the business.
• We are a fast-growing junior miner that offers career opportunities; the work is challenging and exciting with tremendous growth and challenge.
• Health and safety is one of our highest priorities – we have an exceptional record and strive to continuously improve all practices.
• We are committed to social responsibility, to our people, and to supporting and sustaining the local communities.

Our Promise to You

Teranga Gold offers a competitive remuneration package, including excellent medical and dental benefits and insurance for employees and their dependents. Teranga Gold also provides excellent on-site accommodations and amenities including meals and laundry services, single accommodation quads with end-suite facilities, tennis courts, a fitness centre, a grass soccer pitch, basketball courts, internet access

If you are having difficulties applying, please send your CV to

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