This job listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!
13 Jul 2023

Geotechnical Engineer at AngloGold Ashanti

Never Miss a Job Update Again. Click Here to Subscribe


Job Description


Position:                                            Geotechnical Engineer

Contract type & Duration:                 Unspecified Time Contract

Reporting to:                                     Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Number of Positions:                        One (01)

Location:                                           Dodoma

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

It is a full time role with roster-based travel to the company’s exploration projects across Tanzania. The role holder will provide a comprehensive support service for field exploration programs, addressing logistical and service-related issues through their gained experience. Focuses time and energy on tasks with a targeted completion time of 1 day up to 3 months.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc Hons) or Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Medically fit to work in remote locations with limited medical facilities.
  • Must have a valid Tanzanian driving license.
  • Must have the ability to drive manual transmission Light vehicles.
  • Geita Greenfields Mineral Exploration Limited is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant exploration experience in the mining industry. Greenfields exploration experience will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent Technical know-how on Drill core processing, AC and RC pick-up.
  • Excellent knowledge on Site rehabilitation.

 

ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND OUTPUT:

  1. Safety
  • Demonstrate and encourage a proactive safety culture within the team and the organisation.
  • Ensure rapid and effective communication of any significant incidents to your manager.
  • Implement and enforce Greenfields’ protocols and procedures to safely manage all operations.
  • Monitor and recommend improvements to enhance the effectiveness of the safety management system and requisite behaviours and practices.
  • Identify safety risks and resolve emerging issues, escalating issues and safety risks that impact other areas.
  • Ensure appropriate resources are applied to achieve safety objectives.
  • Model behaviour consistent with the AGA Safety Vision, Values and Procedures.
  • Monitor the performance of staff, contractors, and consultants to ensure activities comply with vision, values, and standards. Take appropriate action to address the issues identified.
  • Support the implementation of the Major Hazard Control Standard to ensure critical controls are implemented, maintained, and monitored as required.
  • Ensure relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are followed when undertaking routine work and Take5s are completed before undertaking non-routine activities.
  • Participate in Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs) when requested.

 

  1. Leadership and Communication
  • Monitor performance of self and peers to ensure activities comply with vision, values, standards, and procedures. Report any issues identified.
  • Support the Exploration Supervisor to ensure efficient and prompt communication of any changes, issues, or other areas of interest relevant to reporting or support groups.
  • Promote effective team communication to maximise team efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Proactively develop and maintain good relations with communities:
  • Recognise the stakeholders (internal and external) who are impacted by their work.
  • Seek advice regarding engagement with stakeholders.
  • Foster a positive team environment.

 

  1. Planning and Supervision
  • Assist with implementing systems, processes and procedures required to achieve efficiency and effectiveness of the exploration team.
  • Maintain open 2-way communication for continual improvement of processes and procedures.
  • Look for ways to optimise processes and procedures.
  • To provide on-ground support to the exploration team through:
  • Preparation for field sampling and drill programs.
  • Collection and submission of samples.
  • Minimise wastage.
  • Installation and provisioning of suitable camp facilities when required.
  • Ensure all exploration activities/tasks are conducted according to the requirements of the relevant work programme or as requested by the appropriate manager.
  • Actively participate in daily pre-start meetings and perform Take 5’s before undertaking new or changed tasks.
  • Fill requirements to support drilling operations.
  • Consider safety, environment and cultural heritage while undertaking duties.
  • Ensure that the work program is understood before starting work.
  • Ensure that the necessary skills, knowledge, and training to complete allocated tasks have been acquired.
  • Ensure safe and adequate field facilities and supplies.
  • Establish, maintain and re-supply remote operations to a standard that ensures acceptable levels of safety, hygiene, comfort, and pollution prevention.
  • Monitor stock of all exploration programmes, including water, fuel, food supplies and other consumables.
  • Ensure all exploration field activities are managed in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Conduct or participate in emergency response drills and training.

 

  1.  Corporate Governance
  • Ensure the team maintains the required permits, certifications, and licenses to perform their role.
  • Continually reinforce the requirement to conduct activities in accordance with stated values, policies & procedures, and legislative requirements.
  • Adhere to cost budget control requirements.
  • Ensure you and your team comply with all legal and statutory requirements applicable to the role, including:
  1. Health, Safety, Environmental and Community legislation and regulations.
  2. United States Sarbanes Oxley Act, 2002 (as applicable).
  • Comply with all applicable AGA policies and procedures.
  • At all times, act in accordance with AGA’s Values.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good awareness and ability to manage workplace safety, health, and environmental requirements.
  • High degree of organisational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to report and present technical and administrative results and issues.
Sharing is Caring! Click on the Icons Below and Share




Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 18th July, 2023.







Dont Miss Latest Jobs In Tanzania. Subscribe Today. CLICK HERE





Apply for this Job