Mining Engineer II (UG) at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)


SOURCE: The Guardian 30 May 2016


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 Oar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to•fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below

Position: Mining Engineer II (UG)
Job Number: G-G-M
Number of Positions: 01

Qualifications: An undergraduate degree in mining Engineering
Experience: Production Engineer experienced in UG environment including monitoring compliance to plan, compilation of monthly plans, issuing mining instructions & designs and scheduling of UG development and stopping areas
Purpose of the role: To be involved in all the underground planning processes, to support the mining operation, including the assessment of alternatives to improve the operation. Ensure compliance to standards.
• Safety is our first value. You are accountable for assisting in identifying and ranking the risks in your work area and for your team.
• Ensure all designs and planning activities complies to mine safety standards.
• Adherence to work place inspection and task observation schedule.
• Assist Mining Engineer III and Planning Superintendent in LOM and 18 month rolling plan generation.
• Designing of all underground development ends and stopes on a continuous basis as new geological information becomes available.
• Responsible for preparation of 3 Month Schedule (3MS) including updating of cost forecast.
• Updating and issuing of AMD (Advanced Mine Designs) on a continuous basis - in accordance with mine standards.
• Participate in continuous improvement initiatives wrt systems and process.
• Participate in 7/21 schedule generation by contractor and advise on adherence to three monthly schedule.

Main Responsibilities

• Ensure environmental policies and strategies are incorporated in mining plans and are undertaken in a timely and cost effective manner.
• Assist other Technical Services sections in execution of duties.
• Ensure all contract required services are provided on-time.
• Monitor contractor's adherence to three monthly schedules.
• Assist Underground Manager and Planning Superintendent in generation of monthly and weekly report including reconciliations against budget and forecasts.
• Attend daily AUMS production meeting to respond to any queries on behalf of production engineering and planning.
• Quantify, record and report all amendments and deviations to I from plan within 24hr to, supervisor on approved template.
• Daily tracking and verification of contractors progress on tracking sheets.
• Monthly compilation of all physicals including ground support
Additional Requirement
• Have at least 5 years' experience in underground operations - designs and planning.
• Be willing to work on a rotating day shift roster.
• Computer literate in Studio 501 Mine 2-40 and EPS.
• AEGIS experience would be advantageous.
• Must be dynamic and have a pro-active approach to challenges provided. Disciplined individual required with good work ethics.
• Must have good written and oral communication skills in English Language.
• Computer Literate - Proficiency in Microsoft Office products - specifically Excel. ; .
• Able to drive and hold a current Tanzanian Driver's License.
• Able to show initiative and co-ordination skills and be able to interact with Mining Technical & Production personnel (UG) Contractors.


Application cover letter (Subject should be Mining Engineer II (UG)and/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.

Human Resources Manager,
Geita Gold Mining Ltd,
P.O.Box 532,
Email via
Director of Programs at Duma Works - Tanzania
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