24 Jan 2024

Tradesperson 1 – Fitter 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 – Fitter

Contract type & Duration:                  Unspecified time contract        

Department:                                       Process Plant

Reporting to:                                     Supervisor – Fitting

Number of Positions:                         One (1)



The maintenance team (fitter mechanics) at the process plant is responsible for execution of maintenance across crushing circuit (crushing plant). Purpose of the role is to execute mechanical fitting works safely and responsibly within the process plant (i.e., preventive maintenance, planned jobs, breakdowns, and installation of new /replacement of equipment). The role will be assigned to a specification section of the plant by the maintenance superintendent and will be working under the immediate supervision of the Supervisor-Fitter mechanics and the section senior supervisor.



  • Form Four Education. A minimum of Secondary School Education (CSEE).
  • VETA Trade test Grade one in Mechanical Fitting/Turning Certificate//Full Technician (FTC) / Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Valid Tanzania Driving License Class B and D
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.



  • At least 3-5 years fitting experience in the manufacturing, mining, or any related similar industry with specific experience in the following equipment: Crushers, pumps, gearboxes, apron feeders, screens and conveying systems.



            Safety Health and Environment

Take responsibility of your own health and safety by:

  • Observing all HSE Policies and procedure relevant to the job in hand.
  • Mini risk assessment -continuous think about and plan job before commencement.
  • Always use correct tooling.
  • Utilize all necessary permit where required.
  • Tag out and report any unsafe equipment immediately.
  • Report all incidents immediately and participate in investigations and remediation activities.
  • Remove all scrap or left-over materials immediately and ensure good housekeeping in area of responsibility.
  • Taking care of your own personal protective equipment (PPE).


            Maintenance Execution:

Carry out maintenance duties including:

  • Routine inspection of a range of different Fixed Plant equipment to ensure they are functioning correctly.
  • Carrying out planned and unplanned (breakdown etc.) maintenance tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Troubleshooting faults and repair equipment as needed.
  • Report any lost or damaged tooling.
  • Ensure the work is performed to the OEM Requirements.
  • Meet work delivery deadline to minimize the demand for resources without exceeding the required by the date for work completion.



  • Be physically and mentally fit and hard working.
  • Possession of Basic Trade Skills.
  • Able to read, understand and utilize all plant technical manuals.
  • Specialized training on various pieces of equipment as required.
  • Computer literacy – Proficiency in Microsoft office products/Basic Computer Skills.
  • Demonstrate Leadership and good teamwork must be able to solve problem.
  • Be able to work under pressure with zero supervision.
  • Demonstrate a good commitment to deliver.


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Closing Date : 30th January, 2024.

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