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Tradesperson 1 – Electrician



Post Start Date: May 13, 2024


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 Northwestern Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s Southeast 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:

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Position: Tradesperson 1 – Electrician

Contract type & Duration: Unspecified Time Contract

Department: Engineering

Reporting to: Senior Supervisor- Electrical

Number of Positions: Two (02)


To assist the Senior Electrical Supervisor -Sitewide Infrastructure by completing all task assignments and all electrical maintenance activities site wide in the Electrical Section so that it can optimize production at a reasonable cost.

• Secondary School Education Examination (CSEE) with VETA Qualification Grade III or Full Technician, Certificate (FTC) in Electrical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
• Valid Tanzanian Driving Licence B, C or D with defensive driving skills.
• GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

• Minimum of 3 years working experience in similar position in mining or related industries or manufacturing plant


Safety Health and Environment
• Driving the zero harm and injuries initiative by actively promoting health and safety awareness
• Proactively managing and reducing all hazards in your area of responsibility
• Maintain housekeeping in area of responsibility.
• Driving the safety leading indicators such as safety interventions, PTOs, inspections etc.
• Driving the risk assessment process withing area of responsibility.
• Driving and implementing AGA Major Hazards Control and Standards including Critical Control Verification.
• Participate and contribute to the compliance to national and international standards and regulations such as NEMC, ISO14001, ISO45001, IMIU, OSHAS, ICMI etc

Planning and Execution of Electrical Works.
• Observe all Safety requirements relevant to the job in hand.
• Report / Tag out any unsafe equipment immediately.
• Utilize all necessary permits where required.
• Remove all scrap or left-over materials immediately.
• Put /Store all equipment in its proper place.
• Carry out work as required or directed and report unsafe equipment immediate.
• Always maintain a SAFE work environment.
• All planned Electrical to be completed in set time as planned.
• Electrical workplace (mine wide) to be always kept clean and tidy.
• Ensure all Electrical equipment is always available in a safe and maintained state.
• Maintaining all electrical distribution networks and switch gear equipment, MCC’s and electrical motors mine wide specifically: All lighting and general power, Mine Medium and Low Voltage distribution network, Electrical switchgears and transformer, All switch room (MCC’s), All MV and LV Variable Frequency Drivers (VFD’s), All telemetry Systems, All fire detection systems, All Air Conditioning equipment, Kitchen Equipment &Medical equipment.
• Doing regular inspections of equipment, repairs, and equipment replacement mine wide.
• Attend and fix electrical faults accordingly.
• Always use correct tooling.
• Report any lost or damaged tooling.
• To attend and participate in Regular departmental Safety and Toolbox meetings.
• Think about job before commencement – Mini risk assessment.
• Complete all service/Work order sheets.
• Ensuring electrical repairs and installations are carried out as per professional standard and effectively (in your area of responsibilit y)

• Computer Literate – Proficiency in Micro Office products / Basic Computer Skills
• Ability to read and interpret Service and Spare parts manuals, instrument and electrical drawings and make technical drawings.
• Ability to understanding electrical and power system on transmission lines, substations, distributions, system protections, facilities, and electrical personal protective gears.
• Knowledge of Ring Main Units, Variable speed drives, Motor starters, Air Conditioning, etc.

• Computer literate.
• Excellent knowledge on CMM System preferably SAP System.
• Excellent knowledge of Ring Main Units, Variable speed drives, Motor starters, Air Conditioning & Protection Relays etc.
• Excellent communication in English, both writing and verbal.
• Sound knowledge on health, safety and Environmental issues and procedures.
• Possession of MV certificate of competence and MV Switchgear and maintenance skills

• Please apply by clicking APPLY NOW 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 “Tradesperson 1 – Electrician”.
• If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website https://www.geitamine.com/en/people/ 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).

• Applications should reach the above on or before 26th May 2024 at 5:30 PM
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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