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Mining Engineer

August 23, 2018

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Patrick Anyetei-Wireko

P. O. Box NW **, Nsawam - Ghana. Contact: +233********* / +233********* CAREER OBJECTIVE

With proactivity, innovation, tenacity, confidence and assertiveness I intend to be a successful elite engineer in a globally highly-esteemed institution. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Maxmass Limited, Tarkwa

Dispatch / Pit Controller June, 2016 – Present

Optimizes production through efficient fleet management based on real-time data.

Ensures daily production requirements are acknowledged by pit and engineering personnel and guarantee that these are met.

Ensures road network is updated and accurate within the system in order that best paths can be calculated to maximize excavator and truck operational output requirements.

Swiftly address issues that affect production.

Familiar with emergency response procedures as the control room serves as the center of communications in times of emergencies.

Maintain high level of safety at all times.

Liaise closely with engineering department in order that equipment is quickly repaired and then returned to work as soon as possible.

Manage data and provide daily production as well as on-demand reports for management.

Represents the center of information flow between the various sections of operations.

Assumes responsibilities in the absence of the Dispatch/Pit Administrator. Patrick and Associates, Tarkwa

Project / Production Engineer April, 2014 – March, 2016

Engineer responsible for the acquisition of concessions for exploration, prospecting and eventual exploitation.

Design of pits and access roads as well as the drainage systems of the projects.

Scheduling and provision of equipment to facilitate mining and to achieve daily production targets.

Engineer in charge of personnel and roster management for the 2- shift system in a day. Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa Mine

Mining Engineer September, 2013 – February, 2014

Designed drill patterns.

Supervised drilling and blasting practices particular drill depths and stemming heights.

Improved pit floors by significantly decreasing toes, boulders and knobs. This resulted in the increase of the life-span of truck tires (among several results), saving the company huge sums of money.

Supervised pit operations of up to 6 dump trucks per excavator.

Spearheaded the research section of the department particularly the analysis and presentation of data for optimized and efficient productivity.

With a strong skill in software management it was easy to quickly learn and teach software applications to fellow engineers and subordinates. Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa Mine

Graduate Mining Engineer September, 2012 – August, 2013

Capable of short term planning for operations and model reports.

Efficient management of high fleet of dump trucks and excavators.

Operation of Caterpillar 793D, 785C, 777F and Komatsu HD785. MASO Quarry, Nsawam - Ghana

Intern June – August, 2011

Supervised the operations of the belt conveyor system.

Identification and provision of tailored solutions to malpractices impeding effective production. PROJECTS/RESEARCHES

Weight study of dump trucks, Caterpillar 793D, 785C, 777F and Komatsu HD785, using Transcale. (January, 2013).

Monitoring of filling and discharging rates of water bowsers for dispatching purposes. (January, 2013).

Study into the operational problems of the belt conveyor system at MASO Quarry, Nsawam.

(Thesis - May, 2012).

Drill Rate Performance of Pantera DP1500 and Pit Viper PV 235. (December, 2012). EDUCATION

University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa, Ghana BSc. Mining Engineering Date of graduation: July, 2012 Pope John Senior High School and Junior Seminary Koforidua, Ghana Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination September, 2004 – June, 2007 AFFILIATIONS & CERTIFICATES

Certificates acquired include;

First Aid Certificate – St John’s 2013

Environment Competency Certificate 2013

Project Manager, Rotaract Club of UMaT, Tarkwa (District 9100) 2011 – 2013

Stand-Alone Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Design and Installation Certificate - 2011 RELEVANT SKILLS

Inherent and acquired competencies and skills include;

Short Term Planning.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt techniques.


Drill and blast.

Excellent fleet management.

Research methodologies.

Excellent organization and communication skills.

Right working attitude (McGregor’s Theory Y).

Fast and proficient learner.

Good interpersonal relationships.


Hands - on software applications include;



VNC modular software for dispatching.

Microsoft Office Platforms (Excel, Project, Word, PowerPoint, Access).

Basic knowledge of Xpac for scheduling.

Python programming language (Beginner).


Prof. V. A. Temeng

Pro Vice Chancellor

University of Mines and Technology



Mr. Joseph Kukula

Superintendent, Mine Planning

Goldfields Ghana Limited



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