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14 Mar 2023

Tradesperson 1- 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-Electrician

Contract type & Duration:              Unspecified time

Department:                                  Process Plant

Reporting to:                                 Supervisor – Electrical

Number of Positions:                    One (01)



Geita Gold mine is the gold mining and processing company, the company possesses gold processing machineries from crushing to final processed gold. The entire plant with its supporting auxiliaries is electrical driven of which it is automated and semi-automated in other external support equipment’s (Water pumping stations, CAF plants and underground compressors). The core aim of this role is to effectively execution of the electrical maintenance activities for the entire Process plant and external process plant services (Water pumping stations, CAF plants and underground compressors) to enable the Processing Department to optimize plant production and in a safe manner.


  • Form IV or Form VI Secondary Education with VETA Qualification Grade I or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Electrical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.



  • Minimum 5 years working experience as an Electrician in processing plant.


  1. Health, Safety, Environment
  • Actively promoting discussion, awareness and improvement of safety and environmental aspects of work practices and striving for workplaces free of injury and illness, by doing the following
  • Observe all Safety requirements relevant to the job in hand
  • Report / Tag out any unsafe equipment immediately
  • Utilize all necessary permits where required.
  • Attending team toolbox meetings daily and give input
  • Remove all scrap or left-over materials immediately
  • Put /Store all equipment in its proper place.
  • Compliance of Personal protective equipment, correct use of PPE
  • Carry out work as required or directed and report unsafe equipment immediate.
  • Discuss injuries/hazards reported and remedial action that needs taken
  • Always maintain a SAFE work environment
  • Electrical workplace (plant wide) to be always kept clean and tidy.
  • Electrician must complete a TAKE 5 with every job being done.
  • No job will be done without assessing the risks and safety aspects of the job (Take 5. JSA).


  1. Compliance of Policy and Procedures
  • You are required to comply with all GGM Policies and Procedures done in Inductions Training and instructions given.
  1. Maintenance and availability of plant equipment
  • Use your electrical experience and your knowledge of electrical equipment to support the Electrical Supervisors in achieving the required maintenance and availability goals by providing feedback and doing maintenance to the best of your ability
  • Complete all work assignments as given by Supervisors and report any defects on inspections being conducted.
  • Ensure all Electrical equipment is always available in a safe and maintained state.


  1. Role specific
  • All planned Electrical work to be completed in set time as planned
  • Maintaining all electrical distribution and switch gear equipment, MCC’s and electrical motors in the Process Plant specifically:

– All lighting and general power

– Plant distribution grid

– Electrical switch gear and transformer

– All Plant switch room (MCC’s)

– All MV and LV Variable Frequency Drivers (VFD’s) in the Plant

  •  Doing regular inspections of equipment, repairs, and equipment replacement in the Plant (especially during shutdowns) as well as electrical motors and others repairs in the workshop.
  • Attend and fix electrical faults accordingly.
  • Always use correct tools.
  • Report any lost or damaged tool or electrical equipment.
  • Ensure orderly housekeeping is maintained.
  • Toolbox and tools to be inspected and all defective tools to be reported.
  • Report / Tag out any unsafe equipment immediately
  • Utilize all necessary permits where required.
  • Carry out work as required or directed and report unsafe equipment immediate.



  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge of PLC.
  • Possession of MV certificate of competence.
  • Experience of MV Switchgear and maintenance thereof.
  • Able to read/interpret instrument and electrical drawings.
  • Installing and maintaining electrical systems, equipment, and devices.
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code and local electric codes.
  • Testing equipment, instruments, and systems.
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Closing Date : 20th March, 2023.

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