Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Job Oppoortunity at North Mara Gold Mine Limited, Auto Electrician


Auto Electrician


North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit three Auto Electrician to join Underground Maintenance team. The successful candidates for this position will carry out assigned auto electrical and training 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 the First Line Leader. This is a permanent contract role, with the work roster being seven (7) days day shift, seven (7) days night shift and seven (7) days off shift.


  • Ensure a healthy and safe working environment for all employees.
  • Maintaining, repairing electrical issues, diagnostics / Fault Finding and routine inspection on a variety of Gensets, diesel engines, compressors, mobile equipment and pumps.
  • Coordinate activities in the unit and report back to Fixed Plant Maintenance FLL.
  • Ensure that fixed plant and mobile equipment is maintained in a safe and cost effective manner.
  • Ensure safe working practices and Hazard identification principles and processes are observed by subordinates at all times.
  • Identification of specifications, conditions and manufacture’s requirements for mobile equipment.
  • Ensure that maintenance practices results in maximum machine availability.
  • Completion of assigned work in a safe and timely manner with minimum supervision and to internationally acceptable standards.
  • Provide accurate and timely feedback to the First Line Leader on conditions that may affect functionality of equipment.
  • Carry out trouble shooting fault finding and corrective maintenance in order to solve unplanned equipment unavailability events
  • Maintain equipment integrity and equipment availability
  • Prevent further equipment damage/faults.
  • Ensure preventive maintenance compliance.
  • Follow up on outstanding maintenance repairs.
  • Active participation in training activities to gain new skills and development of full potential.
  • Interpreting job requirement from work instructions.
  • Ensure safe work practices, i.e. attending compulsory 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.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                       

Trade or technical certificate level qualification in the Auto electrical field.


  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a mine auto electrical maintenance role.
  • Good working knowledge of auto electrical maintenance planning/scheduling.
  • Experienced in maintenance practices and techniques.
  • Experience in large underground mining operation.
  • Experience in delivering technical training programmes


  • 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.
  • Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment.
  • Driving ability.


  • 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 the industry colleagues are endless.

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to:

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: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 20th March 2021.


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