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13 Nov 2023

Underground Electrician at Barrick

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Job Description

The Barrick North Mara Team is seeking to recruit a Underground Electrician to join and grow our team.

Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships

If you’re ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Effectively inspect tools; report findings and complete given tasks in a safe and a timely manner.
  • Perform equipment installation and repair and ensure tools / appliances integrity.
  • Install, repair, and trace faults on HV Switch gears and protection relays.
  • Install and maintain single phase motors and three phase Induction Motors 0.37kw up to 6000kw.
  •  Perform HV electrical devices installation and wiring.
  •  Install, repair and trace faults on variable speed drives.
  •  Accurately install, maintain, repair and trace faults on three phase motor starters, protective devices,
  • DOL, Soft starter, Liquid resistance starter, Auto-transformer starter, star-delta, PLC Programming
  • Familiar, DC Machine.
  • Perform transformer installation and maintenance effectively.
  • Ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures for safe work daily when performing Isolation,
  • Lockout, when working at confined space, working at height, lifting & rigging etc.
  • Conduct scheduled equipment inspections on a daily, weekly, monthly and ensure identified defects are reported within the shift in accordance to the specific Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Ensure compliance to Equipment Preventive Maintenance Schedule and duty performed effectively and accordingly on a daily basis.
  •  Respond to calls on breakdowns and give them priority and manage them as soon as practically possible.
  • Ensure inspection of Measuring/ Testing Instruments is conducted daily prior to use and Calibrations are performed to OEM schedule or when required.
  • Use, Interpret OEM Manuals for maintaining and repairing of required equipment accurately and to OEM Specifications and avoid discrepancies.
  •  Ensure daily assigned Electrical tasks are implemented effectively and efficiently; and are completed to required standards.
  • Ensure all required power tools and hand tools are inspected and maintained daily.
  • Execute all new Domestic Electrical installations efficiently every day and ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures while working.
  • Ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures for all Electrical Maintenance and Repair work conducted daily.
  • Ensure all Equipment used is kept safely and correctly at all times.
  • Optimize cost by ensuring expenditure for electrical work is not exceeding the budget; support reduction of wastage and repair before replacing parts where possible.

Qualification requirements

  • Electrical Trade Certification/ Full Technician’s Certificate/ VETA Grade one.
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Trade Equivalent.
  •  Sound knowledge of Mining Safety Regulations and best practice.

Experience and competencies needed

  • 2-3 years in a Maintenance role responsible for electrical systems
  • 2-3 Underground experience.
  • Experience in HT Systems.
  • Conversant with Safety Health and Environment.
  • Experience in refrigeration & air conditioning
  • Experience in installation of electrical systems for projects

What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.
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Closing Date : 25th November, 2023.

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