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10 Nov 2023

Technical Aid 2 – Exploration 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:                                              Technical Aid 2 – Exploration

Contract type & Duration:                    Unspecified Time Contract.

Department:                                         Geology

Reporting to:                                        Supervisor – Exploration

Number of Positions:                           One (1)


The purpose of the role is to support and assist exploration drilling shift supervisor on the day-to-day drilling technical activities in accordance with standard work procedures.


  • Certificate or Diploma in Mineral Exploration & Geology.
  • Valid Tanzanian driving license class D, E, C, C1, C2 or C3.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


  • One year working experience on core marking and Geotech logging, exploration rigs or on field mapping and sampling programs.




  • Learn and execute the Safety practices required for the task.
  • Identify, understand, and address safety hazards and risks related to the task.
  • Determine what could go wrong and what needs to be done to work safely before starting a task and help others to work safely.
  • Continually look for new hazards in the workplace and report them to Supervisor.
  • Demonstrate work behaviors consistent with the company Safety Visions & Values and work within prescribed boundaries.
  • Promptly report all injuries, illnesses, and incidents.
  • Suggest ways of improving Safety performance to ensure the department has zero harm.
  • Speak up if you think that the task cannot be done safely and  you are encouraged to inform your supervisor if you are unable to work at your best.

            Technical Geology Support

  • DD sampling and RC sampling on drill site or coreshed.
  • Drilling & field work support (transporting drill crew, consumables, sample from drill site, drill pads crew and geological mapping teams).
  • Drill rig supervision during all drilling time.
  • Ensuring all drilling consumables are available all the time.
  • Ensure that teams are transported and available on time at drill sites and drill pads without delay.
  • Ensure that LV is up to GGML mobile equipment standard and road worth.
  • Conduct core logging (Geotech)
  • Lead Samplers and Assistants on exploration drilling, field work drill pad supervision and sampling.
  • Demonstrate ability to use GPS for navigation and basic knowledge on map reading for locating geological points.
  • Demonstrate ability to prepare daily work reports and proper handover at end of the shift.


Compliance will include, but not be limited to, the following main areas:

  • The Tanzanian Mining Act 2010.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS 18001).
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO14001).
  • AGA policies, standards and guidelines.
  • GGM and Geology Departmental policies and standards.


  • Physically fit to undertake geological manual work including mining and other remote field environment.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Able to speak, write and understand English language.
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office Knowledge).
  • Must have teamwork attitude/spirit.
  • Be able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Highly motivated and willing to attend work on call out duties when required.
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Closing Date : 15th November, 2023.

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