Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Technical Specialist - UG HME Maintenance at Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML)

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)
Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML) 2023
Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML) Jobs 2023
Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania’s leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of North Western Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s South East of the nearest point of Lake Victoria.
The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km’s west of the fast-growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam.

Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:
Career Opportunities: Technical Specialist - UG HME Maintenance (21258)
Requisition ID
Position: Technical Specialist – UG HME Maintenance
Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time contract
Department: Engineering
Reporting to: Superintendent 2 - UG HME Maintenance
Number of Positions: One (1)

To be responsible for diagnostic fault finding on mechanical and electrical systems, breakdown repairs and servicing of all heavy mining equipment on site and ensure that they are maintained to the Original Equipment Manufacture Standard (OEM) and provided fit for purpose to the mining operation team for safe and efficient use in achieving the business plan. Also, as a specialist, you are supposed to ensure effective training / coaching of Tanzanian nationals on the job to ensure effective transfer of skills and knowledge.
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  • FTC/Diploma/ Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
  • Trainer / coach qualification i.e., Certification / Diploma – preferred.
  • Must possess valid Tanzanian driving license and capable of driving in mining environment.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in Underground Mining Equipment Maintenance repair with at least 5 years working in international / multi-national organizations.
  • Demonstrable 2+ years’ experience as a trainer/coach
  • Assume the dual role of technical specialist and trainer/coach of the team to ensure effective transfer of skills and knowledge to junior national mechanics following the set development plans.
  • Ensure that the team is trained to best practice and manufacturer’s standards all the time
  • Support workforce to work safely by identifying and managing workplace hazards associated with the work being performed.
  • Provide expert advice to maintenance supervisors and trades personnel engaged in the maintenance of the mining fleets as directed by the superintendents.
  • Development of scope of work for major works associated with the mining fleet.
  • Maintain, update, and monitor development/training plans for identified national employees
  • Ensure work is performed to the OEM’s requirements and that best fitment and installation practices are adhered to and imparted to the workforce.
  • Monitor maintenance skill levels, providing necessary on the job training where necessary.
  • Maintain a register of training for maintainers and to ensure the workforce is capable of working without supervision.
  • Continually check all work in progress monitoring quality.
  • Write repair reports with photos on each major failure and document repairs of the same.
  • Support the team to comply with the work schedule while attending to emerging work efficiently and to ensure availability and reliability of equipment is optimized.
  • Assist the teams to develop work packages and procedures for all work performed so that accurate work packages are established for future work.
  • Perform troubleshooting and maintenance of the Underground Mining equipment in use at GGM
  • Help identify work to be raised through the maintenance system into each equipment’s backlog for coming services.
  • Be part of an on-call roster which ensures specialists are available for advice to remediate breakdowns and equipment reliability issues.
  • Ensure inspections and maintenance is carried out on all equipment before use
  • Ensure that all tools are serviceable and safe
  • Work to minimise equipment downtime and maximise productivity
  • Liaise with the underground shift supervisor to ensure all work is done in a safe and efficient manner
  • Advice when items of equipment are out of service and when they can be returned to service
  • Carry out scheduled servicing to mobile equipment in a safe manner and in accordance with the service sheet
  • Utilise skills and experience to create minimum downtime on machinery
  • Ensure correct recording of maintenance is achieved
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in workshop and working areas at all times and ensure all parts are kept at minimum stock levels
  • Ability to read and interpret service and spare parts manuals
  • Ability to lead and direct personnel when engaged in maintenance work with the teams, where the need arises and where the supervisor is struggling to progress efficiently and effectively.
  • Must have decision making skills to perform a task assigned to you in the safest and most efficient manner not to jeopardize safety or production.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is required
  • Extensive experience with the maintenance of Jumbo Rig, Longhole Rig, Frontend Loaders and ITH Drill Rig
  • Capable of re-building of major components on major equipment types like Jumbo Rig, Longhole Rig, Frontend Loaders and ITH Drill Rig
  • Expert knowledge and experience with the tools and equipment used in the maintenance of the GGM Mining fleet
  • Control cost as per budget
  • Ability to operate required tools and equipment in a safe and accountable manner
  • Must be able to use approved work methods to solve problems
  • Knowledge of various training / coaching evaluation methods and performance monitoring
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Hands on work experience at Workshop floor is an added advantage

  • Please apply through our recruitment portal by clicking the 'APPLY' button below.
  • On the portal you will be required to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees. Please do not attach certificates that are not related to the qualifications stated above.
  • You will also be required to upload a cover / application letter addressed to “Senior Manager Human Resources, Geita Gold Mining Ltd”. Subject should be “Technical Specialist - UG HME Maintenance
  • If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website for a step-by-step guide on how to apply for jobs on our recruitment portal (SuccessFactors).
  • You will be required to present original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.
  • Internal Applicants (those currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) must have their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).
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Applications should reach the above on or before 04th June 2023 at 5:30 PM
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

  • Please note when you are invited for interviews, you will be required to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (Covid-19 vaccination certificate) or if you are not vaccinated, please go for a Covid-19 test and obtain a 96 - hour valid PCR Covid-19 negative certificate.
  • You are also advised to adhere to all recommended prevention measures including proper wearing of face masks and washing or sanitizing your hands before you are allowed through Geita Gold Mine entry points.
BEWARE OF CONMEN! GGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Security Department, Investigation Unit, by calling +255 28 216 01 40 Ext 1559 (rates apply) or use our whistle-blowing channels by sending an SMS to +27 73 573 8075 (SMS rates apply) or emailing or use the internet at

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