Job Opportunity at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML), Superintendent – Underground HME Maintenance (DeadLine: 31st October 2019)

Job Opportunity at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML), Superintendent – Underground HME Maintenance (DeadLine: 31st October 2019)
Job Opportunity at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML), Superintendent – Underground HME Maintenance (DeadLine: 31st October 2019)
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 North Western Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s South East 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: Superintendent – Underground HME Maintenance.

Job Number:


Number of Positions:

01.Works For:

Senior Manager — HME Maintenance.

  • A recognized Trade qualification in Mechanical or Electrical.
  • Full Technician Certificate (FTC) / Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering will be an added advantage.

OEM Certificates (CAT & SANDVIK)

Experience, Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • A qualified Underground Heavy Equipment Mechanic or Electrician with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in undergroundheavy mining equipment maintenance repair with at least 5 years working in international/ multi-national organisations.
  • Proven experience and ability to lead and direct underground mining equipment maintenance personnel / teams.


The role holder must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanical and or Electrical Artisan
  • Extensive experience with the maintenance of TEREX and CATERPILLAR mining equipment
  •  Expert knowledge and experience with the tools and equipment used in the maintenance of the GGMMining fleet.
  • Knowledge of equipment inspection and routine servicing procedures to be used at GGM.
  • Expert knowledge in the planning and execution of major maintenance for the mining fleet includingundercarriage and major component replacementproject work
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Knowledge of record keeping


The role holder must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of the mining equipment in use at GGM
  • An expert understanding and skill level with all tooling and machinery used in the maintenance of the GGM mining fleet.
  •  Ability to operate required tools and equipment in a safe and accountable manner
  • Must be able to use approved work methods to solve problems.
  • Must have decision making skills to perform a task assigned to you in the safest and most efficient manner not to jeopardize safety or production.
  • Ability to lead and direct personnel when engaged in maintenance work with the teams, where the need arises and where the supervisor is struggling to progress efficiently and effectively.
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills in English
  • Ability to read and write to maintain daily logs
  • Stress management skills
  •  Time management skills

Purpose of the Role:

The role holder will be required to practice sensible and ethical leadership skills to the underground mining equipment maintenance team and ensure high level of equipment maintenance and repair work is maintained all the time. This is to ensure that the team is motivated and equipment safety at work place is maintained, underground mining equipment availability and reliability is also maintained, and equipment are safe to operate.

An intrinsic responsibility of this role is to establish and execute technical development plans for key national member of maintenance within the department,to ensure developmentof national workforce to a level of heightened and improved competency.

Main or Key Accountabilities

Safety management:

  • To perform the leadership functions in terms of both safety leadership and behavior.
  • Lead and support our workforce to work safely by identifying and managing workplace hazards associated with the work being performed.
  • To lead the UG engineering section in identifying and ensuring appropriate mitigation of all hazards (inclusive of the management of major hazards and critical controls) within the UG engineering section.

Maintenance Leadership & Technical:

  • Motivate and maintain good work moral to the maintenance team
  • Provide expert advice to maintenance Snr Supervisors, Supervisors and trades personnel engaged in the maintenance of the mining fleet.
  • Development of scope of work for major works associated with the mining fleet.
  • Ensure work is performed to the OEM’s requirements and that best fitment and installation practices are adhered to and imparted to the workforce.
  • Monitor maintenance skill levels, providing necessary on the job training where necessary.
  • Maintain a register of training for employees and to ensure the workforce is capable of working without supervision.
  • Continually check all work in progress monitoring quality.
  • Write repair reports with photos on each major failure and document repairs of same.
  • Support the team to comply with the work schedule while attending to emerging work efficiently and to ensure availability and reliability of equipment is optimized.
  • Assist the teams to develop work packages and procedures for all work performed so that accurate work packages are established for future work.
  • Work with the planning team to ensure spares and materials are optimized under the VMI contract with MANTRAC and SANDVIK
  •  Help identify work to be raised through the maintenance system into each equipment’s backlog for coming services.
  •  Be part of an on-call roster at all times which ensures experts are available for advice to remediate breakdowns and equipment reliability issues.

As an AGA Geita Gold Mine employee, you are also accountable for the following:

  • Commit best endeavors and full capability to the work assigned byimmediate manager.
  • Advise immediate manager if do not understand the work assigned, or if the assignment does not fit with knowledge of the circumstances, current skills or available time and resources.
  • Advise immediate manager of any situations or conditions that could create obstacles to, or opportunities for, the work of the managerial team or company.
  • Demonstrate work behaviors consistent with the company values and work within prescribed boundaries, including required behaviors, company policies, standards, procedures and legislation requirements.
  • Disclose timely information to immediate manager when accountability cannot be met within limits or can be met with less time or resources than planned.


  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics.
  • Fostering a team environment -Inspiring and Motivating Others, promoting Collaboration, Conflict management and Team work, Developing Others, Communicating powerfully and prolifically;
  • Managing oneself- Taking ownership of one’s personal development;
  • Building Effective Working Relationships – The ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross functional working relationship;
  • Building Trust & Accountability — Displayinghigh levels of integrity and honesty;
  • Computer literate — proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Strong managerial and people skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Disciplined and process oriented.
  • Positive Attitude towards work and colleagues.
  • Fluent in English language.
  • Basic first aid knowledge.
  • Valid Driver’s License and UG driving experience

Mode of Application:

Application cover letter (Subject should be Superintendent – Underground HME Maintenanceand/or quote the job number), detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees, to be forwarded to below address.

You will be required to bring original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.

Contact Address:

Senior Manager Human Resources,
Geita Gold Mining Ltd,
P.O.Box 532,

Email: jobs.geita@AngloGoldAshanti.com

NB: Internal applicants mav submit applications to departmental HR Officer. All internal

applications must be endorsed bv the applicant’s head of department.

Application Deadline:

Application letters should reach the above on or before 31st October 2019 at 17:30 hours.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews


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