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19 Sep 2023

Operator 2 – Crane at Geita Gold Mining Ltd

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Job Description

Operator 2 – Crane
Location: TZ
Post Start Date: Sep 18, 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 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 2 – Crane

Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time contract

Department: Engineering

Reporting to: Supervisor Crane & Lifting

Number of Positions: One (1)



The role is responsible for the correct operation of the mobile crane and trucks in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and proper safe operating procedures.


Form IV/VI Certificate apprenticeship, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
Valid Operator’s Certificate.
Registered rigger with approved and accredited by NACTE.
Scaffolding Certification
The incumbent must have valid Tanzania driving license Class E, G & F.
GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Crane Operator in a typical Mining environment.
Have a good understanding of rules, regulations and company policy as regards to Lifting Machinery.


Demonstrate positive approach to work and to Geita Gold Mine Safety Standards.
Direction of cranes using internationally recognized hand signals for lifting operations carrying out day to day lifting operations using lifting accessories.
Understand and react to internationally recognized hand signals for lifting operations.
Adherence to lift plans, JSA’s, take 5 and method statements.
Participate actively to company strategy regarding safety. Participate in Daily, weekly, monthly & safety briefs.
Understand load weight estimation, centre of gravity, effects of angles on lifting equipment.
Carry out Quarterly colour coding of portable lifting equipment and update registers.
Confirm lifting radius and weights. Ensuring correctly sized equipment is used.
Completion of work requests.
Undergo Training programs to acquire and maintain certification for operating various lifting machinery.
Reporting back to supervisor daily
Conduct Crane Lifting Operations in a safe and timely manner.
Adhere to safe working practices and capture of safe working documents, Lift Plans, Take 5, JSA’s, Lift Studies, Lifting Permits, Plant Permits and Electrical Isolation Permits and Method Statements
Actively participate in safety meetings and during Toolbox Talks
Adhere to Health, Safety & Security Policies as well as Tanzania Laws guiding Lifting Operations.
To carry out day to day operations of related tasks to Crane Operators throughout the GGM Mine Complex
To conduct day to day operations of related tasks to Rigging Operators throughout the GGM Mine Complex.
Examination of portable lifting equipment before and after use.
Quarantine defective lifting accessories.


International Rigging certification.
Familiar with operating track crane, IHI 275ton. Operating Telescopic cranes from 15 up to 250tons.
Excellent communication skills
Time and Priority Management
Field Observational skills
Timely decision-making
Detailed understanding of rigging and lifting critical controls
Presentation skills
Problem solving skills
Teamwork and Cooperation
Attention to Details
Working with minimum supervision
Teamwork and Cooperation
Working with minimum supervision
Proven Ethical behavior and integrity.
Focused and stable


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 “Operator 2 – Crane
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).


Applications should reach the above on or before 25th September 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 [email protected] or use the internet at

Requisition ID: 21816
Category: Administration
Posting Salary: Market Related

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Closing Date : 25th September, 2023.

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