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29 Dec 2022

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 Rebuild.

Number of Positions: One (1)


This Role is aimed for the Fitter Mechanics to use their tools and engineering techniques to maintain, rebuild and repair mechanical plant machinery and equipment to operational standards. Work includes the identification of defective or worn out mechanical component or equipment, repair or replace of worn or faulty component and modifications including use of precision Measuring instruments to check parts to fit. (Strip/Inspect/Repair and Re-build.


Form Four Education.
VETA Trade test Grade one in Mechanical Fitting/Turning Certificate//Full Technician (FTC)
Must have Manual Transmission Driving Skills
GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply


A minimum of 5-Years working in Mining Industry /Process, Pumps, Gearboxes, Hydraulics and Pneumatics.
Good engineering practice and able to use measuring equipment Essential to have Rotating equipment experience.


Safety Health and Environment.

Take a lead role in driving the HSE management program within the workplace (Re-Build

Workshop/Outside Section and on shutdowns) of responsibility and deliver the HSE objectives which


Driving the zero harm and injuries initiative by actively promoting health and safety awareness culture.
Proactively managing and reducing all hazards
Maintain housekeeping in area of responsibly.
Driving the safety leading indicators such as safety interventions, PTOs, inspections etc
Driving the risk assessment process within area of responsibility Use of Take 5 book
Participate and contribute to the compliance to national and international standards and regulations such as NEMC, ISO14001, ISO45001, IMIU, OSHAS, ICMI etc
Monitor and maintain Process plant in accordance with standard guidelines for plant safety, environment, effectiveness, cleanness, and appearances
Make Safety as the First Value
Maintain Zero tolerance on Alcohol and drugs

Execution of Plant and outside section Tasks Take a lead role in:

Take a lead role in:

Execution of all assigned task at Re-Build workshop and shutdowns activities (planned and unplanned) to achieve the targeted availability for the plant and supporting operations and other sections.
Execution of periodic workshop, plant and outside section related machineries.
Perform daily assigned tasks by conducting maintenance duties
Delivering of Quality and quantity of work after execution process
Constructing and assemble mechanical system, e.g. pumps, gearboxes, eccentric, counter box, mixer, pinion, Couplings, bushes, Hydraulics and Pneumatics etc.
Performs shutdowns works
Performing Alignment
Inspections of water sources outside section including Dabenco Potable plant.

Main Workshop, SGS lab, Water Treatment Plant Re-Lining Equipment and Waste incinerator

Take a lead role in:

General inspections and Maintenance
Performing quarterly maintenance
Weekly Inspections
Pump Alignment
Pre shutdown works

Budgeting and Cost Management:

Take a lead role in:

Controlling and managing use age of Consumables PPE
Taking care of the working tools as ownership to prevent them from damaging
On time delivery of executed tasks
Quality and Quantity of the executed tasks
Come up with new ideas for improvement

Training and Compliances

Ensure compliances on all trainings/permits required is up to date.

Operational Excellence

Ensure that operational excellence practices are adhered to e.g. Quality of work
Identification and execution of improvement initiatives within the task
Encourage the co-workers on the culture with regards to the vision/mission
General time management within the workplace
Maintain discipline


Mechanical drives (pinions, gearboxes, hydraulic drives)
Large equipment installation and commissioning e.g., Mill gearboxes, MDP, Compressors etc.
Execution on major plant shutdowns and services.
Knowledge and experience with plant control systems
A general knowledge of gold plant production will be an advantage
Troubleshooting skills are essential
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Computer Competency
Ability to lead him/herself
Communication skills
Ability to execute and take ownership
Problem Solving Skills
Inspires and motivates others to high performance
Ability to Builds relationship

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Closing Date : 15th January, 2023.

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