4 Dec 2023

Tradesperson 1 – Auto Electrician 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: Tradesperson 1 – Auto Electrical

Contract type & Duration: Unspecified Time Contract

Department: Engineering

Reporting to: Senior Supervisor – Auto Electrical

Number of Positions: One (1)


Purpose of the role is to perform and complete all task assignments so that all the HME/LME equipment on site are maintained to the original equipment manufacturer standards (OEM) and provide “fit for purpose” to the mining operations team for safe and efficient use in achieving the business plan. By using the correct work methods and safety precautions, to the required quality standard, completing tasks on time, and effectively using the resources given for each task. Tasks assignments, including housekeeping, inspections, electrical works, and other assignment related to the Auto Electrical workshop. The aim of this role is to assist the Senior Supervisor in reducing the re-do work for all the work executed within the Auto Electrical work function and thus reduce the MTBF (Mean Time Before Failure). As a technician 2 – Radio, you will be expected to provide guidance and support to the team when needed.


Advance level of Secondary Education (ACSEE) with Electronic and Telecoms certificate.
FTC/ Diploma in Electronics or its equivalent.
GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply


At least 3 – 10 years’ working in Mining environment with knowledge in Auto Electrical works especially on Heavy Mining Equipment’s e.g., Caterpillar Machines, Terex Trucks, O&K Excavator, Mercedes Benz, Toyota Land Cruiser, Bell Trucks and Air conditioning system repair.
Ability to work on Mobile cranes of different brands.
Knowledge and procedures of maintaining mobile equipment Air conditioning system.


Ensure that the work is conducted in a safe working practices and procedures in the Workshop and GGM at large.
Ability to repair and maintain a wide range of Heavy Mining Equipment and Light Mining Equipment.
Ability to troubleshoot all electrical related faults and maintain equipment to (OEM) original equipment manufacturers specification.
Ability to diagnose Caterpillar equipment with ET (Electronic Technician) tool.
Ability to operate required tools and equipment in a safe and accountable manner.
Must be able to use approved work methods to solve problems and decide what to take or not to take.
Must have decision making skills to perform a task assigned to you in the safest and most efficient not to jeopardize safety or production.
Engage with the work execution teams to contribute to planning details from those expected to do the work.
Incorporated work execution team into planning packages.
Plan work to minimize impact on operating performance without exceeding the required by date for work completion.
Meet work delivery deadlines to minimize the demand for resources without exceeding the required by Date for work completion.
Demonstrate work behaviours consistent with the Company values and work within prescribed boundaries, including required behaviours, company policies, standards, procedures, and legislation requirements.
Observe all safety requirements relevant to the job in hand.
Report to Supervisor any unsafe equipment immediately.
Ensure that the work is performed to the OEM’S requirements, and that best fitment and installation practices are adhered to and impacted to the workforce.
Conduct inspection of equipment’s for damages or defect and records findings.
Be able to plan work before execution.
Do all the repair works accordingly.
Meet work delivery deadlines to minimize the demand for resources without exceeding the required by Date for work completion.
Always maintain housekeeping standards.
Carry out work as required or directed.
Repair equipment and report completion of tasks to Supervisor.


Knowledge on Radio Communication.
Installation of 2 Way Radio on Heavy Mining Equipment’s. e.g. Caterpillar Machines, RH340, RH170 Excavators and Terex Machines MT4400, Komatsu and light vehicles.
Proven experience in Troubleshooting all the above system and repairs will be an added advantage.
Must have a Valid Tanzania driving license.

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