New Job Opportunities at North Mara Gold Mine Limited – (6position), September 2021

NORTH MARATANZANIA

The North Mara gold mine is located in northwest Tanzania in the Tarime district of the Mara region. It is around 100 kilometers east of Lake Victoria and 20 kilometers south of the Kenyan border.

North Mara started commercial production in 2002. The mine is a combined open pit and underground operation from two deposits, Gokona (underground) and Nyabirama (open pit). The process plant has the capacity to process an average of 8,000 tonnes of ore per day.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues are endless.
If you are not contacted by Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.
Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine Limited Jobs 2021
Current opportunities; We are inviting applications for the job vacancies below
We have the following job vacancies positions below

Position: Underground Mechanical Trainers
North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit Underground Mechanical Trainers to join Underground Maintenance team. The successful candidate for this position will carry out assigned mechanical tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practice as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies. The position will report to Mobile Maintenance Superintendent. This is a two years fixed contract role, with the work roster being fifty-six (56) days at work and twenty-eight (28) days off work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure a healthy and safe working environment for all employees.
  • Maintaining, repairing mechanical issues, diagnostics / Fault Finding, and Routine inspection on a variety of UG machines Coordinate activities in the unit and report back to Mobile Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Ensure that mobile equipment is maintained in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure all Barrick safe work practices are observed and implemented in the department of responsibility.
  • Ensure the preparation and execution of maintenance plans and schedules on the basis of daily, weekly and monthly mining and ore processing priorities.
  • Supervising, training, developing, and nationalization of the maintenance team.
  • End of month reporting of maintenance performance against plan.
  • The quality, cost, and timeliness of maintenance activities are critical to the project as a whole.
  • Ensure maintenance costs are kept to, or below the assigned budget.
  • Display a sense of urgency to ensure timely repair and maintenance of my equipment.
  • Contribute to the operations by ensuring that all maintenance activities are planned and completed in a cost-effective manner with minimal disruption to ore processing and mining activities.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safe work practices by example and act immediately on any unsafe act or situation observed and monitor standards.
  • Actively promote and foster the development of pro-active site safety behaviors that make safety an integral part of all work activities.
  • Identify and rectify/report specific hazards using the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) process.
  • Assist with accident/incident investigation and with the induction and training of new employees.
  • Ensure all employees reporting to this position attend safety-related training courses and engage in any of the company’s safety initiatives.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A relevant trade qualification in mechanical or Technician Certificate from ajira recognized institution.
  • A Mechanical Trade Certification is highly desired.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ Artisanal experience in mechanical fitting and mobile equipment maintenance.
  • Demonstrated competencies in the rebuild and servicing of underground mining mobile equipment.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to interact with people of diverse cultures and levels.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong Safety Background and ability to drive a Safe working environment and practices.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • Computer skills –MS Excel, Access, Word, Outlook.
  • Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment.
  • Driving ability.
  •  Position: Underground Shift Boss
    North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit Two (02) Shift bosses to join the Underground Mining Production team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision of the mine crews, to ensure safety is managed, and overall performance is monitored and efficient. Ensure that any non-conforming items (Quality and quantity) are immediately isolated and reported for corrective action to be taken. The position will report to UG Foreman. This is a two years fixed contract role, with the work roster being fifty-six (56) days at work and twenty-eight (28) days off work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise underground operations crews.
  • Ensures compliance with the Mines Act.
  • Ensures workplace safety and environmental standards are established and met, and that standards and procedures are communicated to site personnel.
  • Ensure daily mine plan for the shift is achieved and compliance to mine to plan.
  • Assists with filling personnel requirements for mine and other departments.
  • Assists with sourcing and filling equipment needs.
  • Prioritizes tasks and delegates workload to mine crews and monitors progress.
  • Provides leadership and encourages performance and ensures the crew is taking ownership.
  • Communicates routinely and effectively with the Mine Manager and other supervisory personnel as required.
  • Performs other related duties that may be required.
  • Full compliance with the underground safety management plan.
  • Assist with accident/incident investigation and training of new employees.
  • Ensure all employees reporting to this position attend safety-related training courses and engage in any of the companies safety initiatives.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in underground operations.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of reading drawings and ability to follow specifications.
  • A degree or Diploma in Mining Engineering will be of added advantage.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Previous supervisory experience in underground mine and knowledge of sublevel stoping underground Mining method.
  • The strong ability to form effective working relationships that allow achievement of job requirements.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work in a team, communicate effectively and drive results.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with the crew, leadership, and clients.
  • Possess knowledge of Industry standard safe working practices.

 

Position:  Jumbo Operators

North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit Jumbo Operators to join the Underground Production team. The successful candidates for this position will carry out assigned tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies. Key duties are to operate Jumbo drilling rigs for mine development and install ground support according to quality specifications safely and efficiently. Also responsible for minimization of secondary breakage and over break and correct installation of ground support systems in accordance with geotechnical plans. The position will report to Production Manager – Underground. This is a two years fixed contract role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mark up faces in accordance with geological, statutory, and survey specifications.
  • Install all ground support and drill cable bolt hole, decline, etc.
  • Work without supervision to lead and complete technical activities for the department and ensure accurate and timely completion of activities.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures including but not limited to safety, confidentiality, and environmental policies.
  • Responsible for conducting and reporting results while maintaining accurate and detailed records and or plods.
  • Prepare communication materials, manuals, and other written materials related to technical issues, programs, or systems.
  • Responds to complex technical problems, making decisions that are guided by policies.
  • Prioritizes and schedules work that is requested by the department.
  • May be responsible for the inspection and replacement of company tools.
  • Provides informal mentoring and learning to colleagues with less experience to enhance their technical knowledge and skillsets.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • College or technical training equivalent to 2 years of study.
  • Ability to read and understand designed ground support plans.
  • Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge of jumbo rigs.
  • Must demonstrate good oral / written communication skills in English.
  • Team Player and result-oriented.
  • Mines Health & Safety Act Awareness.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 08 -10 years of experience as a Jumbo Trainer/ Operator preferable under expatriate conditions.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Tamrock 2009 Axera Twin Boom Jumbos.
  • Proven previous experience in Underground Mining.
  • Previous supervisory/Trainer experience

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Understanding of basic Underground Mines Health & Safety Act.
  • Knowledge of Underground Mining operations.
  • Ability to work autonomously/independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to act and operate as part of a team and possess a “can-do” attitude that will motivate the crew to action company directives, regardless of personal opinion.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to complete tasks in a safe, timely and professional fashion.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills.

Position: Superintendent – UG Long Term Planning
North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit one (01) Superintendent – Underground Long Term Planning Engineer to join the North Mara team. The successful candidates for this position will carry out assigned Processing tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practice as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies. This is a permanent role. The position will report to Technical Services Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Superintendent Mining Engineer – UG Mining is to ensure the mine operation functions effectively in an efficient and safe manner to meet relevant budgets and targets.
  • Ensure Mining engineers are performing to the standard required.
  • Provide miscellaneous technical and mining engineering support to the department, site management team, and other relevant employees and contractors.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental management practices that minimize the impact of the operation
  • Provide guidance to employees to assist improve their skills and performance.
  • Provide comprehensive and timely contributions to the weekly, monthly and annual reports.
  • Ensure that the mining engineering capability and performance are maintained through appropriate selection of employees, establishing clear accountabilities for all team members, effective performance management, development, and training of employees.
  • Assist and support the Technical Services Manager in the preparation and implementation of short, medium, and long-term plans, schedules, and targets.
  • Effectively coordinate the planning, survey, and mining employees.
  • Monitor performance against targets and take corrective action to maintain budgets if required.
  • Execute tasks as allocated by the Technical Services Manager.
  • Maintain effective communication with other North Mara departments including Processing, MRM, Administration, Supply chain, and HSE.
  • Implement and monitor operations budgeting and cost control systems.
  • Develop and maintain reporting procedures for production, metal recovery, and operating cost. Implement commitment forecasts for Life of Mine.
  • Ensure that works are performed to the approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Field Level Risk Assessments are undertaken prior to the commencement of the works.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or Equivalent.
  • Degree in Mining Engineering.
  • Environmental Policy Awareness.
  • Mines Health & Safety Act Awareness.


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years progressive experience in the mining industry including experience in large Mining Operations.
  • Demonstrated skills with capital justification, budget development, expenditure, and controls.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in systematic coaching and training of employees is essential.
  • Must have excellent written and spoken communication skills in the English language.
  • Knowledge in Mining Underground supervision and management.
  • Sound knowledge of mining and civil engineering concepts.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Full driving license.
  • Office and document control/organization skills.
  • Tertiary qualification will be an advantage.

Position:  Superintendent – Open Cast Mining
North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit one (01) Superintendent – Open Cast Mining to join the North Mara team. The successful candidates for this position will carry out assigned Processing tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practice as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies. This is a permanent role. The position will report to OC Mining Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Superintendent OC Mining is responsible for the safe and efficient production of ore and waste to the approved Mining Plan. The role is a leadership role and as such, is accountable for ensuring that each subordinate is adequately supported with equipment, personnel resources, skills, appropriate engineering controls, and information to manage safety and production quality in the working area. Ensuring all activities undertaken by employees and subcontractors are carried out in accordance with the operation’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental management practices that minimize the impact of the operation on the environment.
  • Managing work allocated to him in line with requirements of mining operations and from other departments that supports the business objectives. Liaise with the Mining Engineers, Geologists, and the Plant, to ensure that the crusher feed tonnage and blend are in accordance with the plan.
  • Ensuring ongoing effective people management of the Department by setting clear performance objectives, providing regular feedback and development through training of staff. Manage Succession Planning within the Mining Team to ensure that Barrick achieves development of Tanzanian employees to assume positions of increasing accountability.
  • Managing expenditure within the department through close supervision of contractors, control of labor employed, control of expenditure on parts, equipment, consumables, and services, and control of all sources of loss within the department. Implement and monitor operations budgeting and cost control systems.
  • Provide leadership to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety and environmental standards that exceed worldwide industry practice and any applicable legislative requirements.
  • Demonstrate initiative by being able to take full responsibility for production and quality of the mining operation, i.e. drilling, blasting, excavation, dumping, and construction.
  • Able to interpret mine plans and effectively communicate targets and goals to the production teams
  • Develop and maintain reporting procedures for production, metal recovery, and operating cost. Implement commitment forecasts for Life of Mine.
  • Deputize as Mining Manager as required.
  • Ensure that works are performed to the approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Field Level Risk Assessments are undertaken prior to the commencement of the works

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or Equivalent.
  • Degree in Mining Engineering.
  • Environmental Policy Awareness.
  • Mines Health & Safety Act Awareness.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years progressive experience in the mining industry including experience in large Mining Operations.
  • Demonstrated skills with capital justification, budget development, expenditure, and controls.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in systematic coaching and training of employees is essential.
  • Must have excellent written and spoken communication skills in the English language.
  • Knowledge in Mining Underground supervision and management.
  • Sound knowledge of mining and civil engineering concepts.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Full driving license.
  • Office and document control/organization skills.
  • Tertiary qualification will be an advantage.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues are endless.

How To Apply:
Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines

  • Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME
  • Indicating the role title you are applying for example: “MECHANICAL TRAINER” in the subject of your email
  • Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]

If you are not contacted by Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short-listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.
Deadline: 14th September 2021.

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