Technician 1 – Electrical at Geita Gold Mining Ltd December, 2021

Technician 1 – Electrical at Geita Gold Mining Ltd December 2021

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 Goldfields of North Western Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km 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:                                                 Technician 1 – Electrical
Contract type & Duration:                       Unspecified time contract  
Department:                                            Infrastructure.
Re     Reporting to:                                           Senior Electrical Supervisor.
Number of Positions:                              Two (02)
The core aim of this role is to assist the maintenance Electrical Senior Supervisor by completing all task assignments and all electrical maintenance activities site-wide in the Electrical Section so that it can optimize production at a reasonable cost. By using correct work methods and safety precautions, to the required quality standard, completing tasks on time, and effectively using the resources given for each task. Task assignments include housekeeping, inspections, electrical maintenance and repair works, and other assignment related to all electrical infrastructure facilities.

  • Form IV or Form VI Secondary Education with VETA Qualification Grade I or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) or Diploma in Electrical Engineering.


  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar position in mining or related industries


  • Observe all safety requirements relevant to the job in hand
  • Report / Tag-out any unsafe equipment immediately
  • Utilize all necessary permits where required.
  • Remove all scrap or left-over materials immediately
  • Put /Store all equipment in its proper place.
  • Carry out work as required or directed and report unsafe equipment immediately.
  • Always maintain a SAFE work environment
  • All planned Electrical to be completed in set time as planned
  • Electrical workplace (mine-wide) to be always kept clean and tidy.
  • Ensure all Electrical equipment is always available in a safe and maintained state.
  • Maintaining all electrical distribution networks and switchgear equipment, MCC’s and electrical motors mine-wide specifically: –

– All lighting and general power
– mine Medium and Low Voltage distribution network
– Electrical switchgear and transformer
– All switch rooms (MCC’s)
– All MV and LV Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s)
– All telemetry Systems
– All fire detection systems
– All Air Conditioning equipment
– Kitchen Equipment
– Medical equipment

  • Doing regular inspections of equipment, repairs, and equipment replacement mine-wide.
  • Attend and fix electrical faults accordingly.
  • Always use correct tooling
  • Report any lost or damaged tooling
  • To attend and participate in Regular departmental Safety and Toolbox meetings
  • Think about the job before commencement – Mini risk assessment
  • Complete all service/Work order sheets


  • Demonstrate Leadership and good teamwork. Must be able to solve problems.
  • Be physically and mentally fit and hardworking
  • Good grasp of both Spoken and Written English.
  • Read and interpret Service and Spare parts manuals and make technical drawings
  • Computer Literate – Proficiency in Micro Office products / Basic Computer Skills
  • Be able to work under pressure with zero supervision
  • Willing to attend standby and call-out duties.
  • Driving Competency with Tanzania Driving Licence Class B and D
  • Demonstrate a good commitment to deliver


  • Please apply through our recruitment portal by following the link below. Please click the link or type the URL address on a website browser to access the application portal.
  • On the portal, you will be required to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e-mail and telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees. Please do not attach certificates that are not related to the qualifications stated above.
  • You will also be required to upload a cover/application letter addressed to “Senior Manager Human Resources, Geita Gold Mining Ltd”. Subject should be “Technician 1 – Electrical”

Application Link:

  • If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website www.geitamine.com  for a step-by-step guide on how to apply for jobs on our recruitment portal (SuccessFactors).
  • You will be required to present original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.
  • Internal Applicants (those currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) must have their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).


  • Applications should reach the above on or before 31st December 2021 at 5:30 Pm
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


  • Please note when you are invited for interviews, you will be required to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (Covid-19 vaccination certificate) or if you are not vaccinated, please go for a Covid-19 test and obtain a 96 – hour valid PCR Covid-19 negative certificate.
  • You are also advised to adhere to all recommended prevention measures including the proper wearing of face masks and washing or sanitizing your hands before you are allowed through Geita Gold Mine entry points.

BEWARE OF CONMEN! GGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Security Department, Investigation Unit, by calling +255 28 216 01 40 Ext 1559 (rates apply) or use our whistle-blowing channels by sending an SMS to +27 73 573 8075 (SMS rates apply) or emailing [email protected] or use the internet at www.tip-offs.com

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