24 May 2022

Operator 1 – Equipment at Geita Gold Mining Ltd

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Job Description


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:



Position:                                                Operator 1 – Equipment

Contract type & Duration:                     Unspecified time contract  

Department:                                          Process Plant

Reporting to:                                         Senior Supervisor – Mill/Treatment

Number of Positions:                             One (1)



The purpose of the role is to operate the processing plant and associated equipment in a safe, productive, and efficient manner, to maximize plant performance without effecting the environment or health and safety of personnel. The processing operators will be involved in all aspects of mineral processing, including reagents mixing and steel balls addition, mills relining, operational equipment maintenance and general plant housekeeping. Cardinal rule is that the incumbent will work in teams, and shift work if required.



  • A minimum Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE)
  • Employees must have sufficient education to read and write instructions, perform simple mathematical calculations, and keep records.
  • Possession of Certificate or Diploma in Minerals Processing will be an added advantage if any.



  • Previous gold processing plant operational experience (crushing, milling and CIL) for a minimum of 2 years.



  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GGM and ensures that the vital behaviours are always adhered to.
  • Work safely in all areas, identify potential safety hazards, and work with management to correct hazards.
  • Operates, inspects, and monitors (regular sampling and measurement) all processing plant equipment relating to crushing, grinding and gravity, leach and adsorption (CIL), elution, regeneration kiln and reagents to achieve the highest possible ore recovery
  • Identify and diagnose, where possible, items of the plant that require preventative maintenance or repair
  • Clear blockages in materials-handling and transporting equipment
  • Clean, wash and maintain plant, equipment and auxiliary systems
  • Monitor the operation of plant and equipment and ensure the safety of other workers
  • Ensure production activities achieve maximum effective use of the plant and equipment by continual monitoring
  • Assist in the development of competencies of other employees where directed
  • Immediately report equipment faults to prevent further deterioration
  • Safely isolate processing equipment for planned or unplanned shutdowns



  • Clean criminal record or any other security incident
  • Fluency in Swahili or English or both
  • Be able to work at minimum supervision


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Closing Date : 1st June, 2022.

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