Sunday, October 1, 2023

Technician 2- UG Geotech at Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML)

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Sunday, October 1, 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:
Technician 2- UG Geotech
Location: TZ
Position: Technician 2 - UG Geotech
Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time contract
Department: Technical Services
Reporting to: Superintendent 2 – UG Geotech
Number of Positions: One (1)

To provide assistance in undertaking underground field support work for geotechnical engineers, ensuring that field data collection and implementation of geotechnical risk mitigation measures meets the required quality and accuracy for the assigned underground mine(s).

  • Form 4 certificate, Certificate in Mineral Deposits, or FTC or diploma in a geology related field from Mineral Resources Technology, Madini Institute, or any other recognized tertiary institute.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
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  • 3-5 years of geotechnical or engineering geology experience in underground environments.
  • The incumbent must have competent working knowledge of geotechnical data gathering, underground excavation monitoring, risk mitigation, and field data quality assurance techniques and must be able to perform assigned tasks without supervision.

Underground Geotechnical Logging;
  • To undertake timely collection of geotechnical logging data using approved logging methods (e.g. fracture frequency per meter mapping, rock mass characterization, strength testing sampling, major structures) from identified diamond drilled holes.
  • Undertake data validation on all geotechnical logging data prior to entering the data into the database
Underground Geotechnical Field Mapping;
  • To undertake timely collection of geotechnical mapping data using approved logging methods (e.g. domain mapping, window mapping, major structures mapping) to ensure adequate coverage of critical underground excavations for the assigned underground mine(s).
Installation and Maintenance of Underground Monitoring Equipment;
  • To undertake installation of ground stability monitoring instruments (MPBX, extensometers) using the approved work methods.
  • To undertake routine maintenance of monitoring instrumentations to ensure uninterrupted availability of monitoring systems.
Geotechnical Assessment of Ground Conditions for Underground Slopes;
  • To undertake routine underground inspections (development headings, stopes, backfill, truck tip, post blast) to ensure potential signs of ground instability are identified in time to protect personnel and equipment.
Underground Excavation Monitoring;
  • To undertake routine pull testing of split sets and resin bolts to ensure ground support installation complies with the ground support standards.
  • To undertake cable bolt inspection to ensure installation complies to ground support standards.
  • Learn and follow the Safety requirements related to your work.
  • Assess the risks before starting a task.
  • Speak up if you think a task cannot be done safely.
  • Identify new hazards in the workplace and report them to your supervisor.
  • Talk to your supervisor when you are not fit for work.
  • Promptly report all injuries, illnesses and incidents.
  • Help others to work safely.
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  • Good understanding and application of geotechnical Logging techniques of Diamond Drill Core.
  • Good understanding and application of geotechnical Mapping techniques for underground excavations.
  • Good understanding and application of installation and Maintenance of Ground Stability Monitoring Equipment.
  • Good understanding and application of geotechnical Assessment of Ground conditions for underground excavations.
  • Basic knowledge and application Quality control techniques for underground excavations to ensure compliance to excavation design parameters.
  • Basic knowledge of hydrogeological investigations and dewatering technique.
  • Basic knowledge of underground production drilling and blasting techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of Investigation techniques for Failures, Incidents and Accidents.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Timely decision-making.
  • Field Observational skills.
  • Time and Priority Management.
  • Attention to Details.
  • Teamwork and Cooperation.
  • Working with minimum supervision.

  • 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 “Technician 2- UG Geotech
  • 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 03rd November 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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