Thursday 12 October 2023

Engineer 1 - UG Drill & Blast at Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML) October, 2023

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Thursday 12 October 2023
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Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)
Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML) 2023
Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML) Jobs 2023
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:

Engineer 1 - UG Drill & Blast
Position:  Engineer 1 - UG Drill & Blast
Contract type & Duration: Unspecified Time Contract
Department: Underground Mining
Reporting to: Engineer 2 - UG Drill & Blast
Number of Positions: One (01)


To prepare drill designs, charge plans, conduct stope reconciliation reports, conduct QA\QC of drilling and charging process, Drill and Blast monitoring and data capturing, preparing drill and blast reports, ensuring safety compliance during design and implementation of drill and blast works, conduct daily underground inspections and conduct electronic stope firing.

  • Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering.
  • Valid Blasting Certificate.
  • Valid Tanzania driving licence with the ability to drive in Mining environment.
  • High level of computer literate with specialized mining software like Aegis, Vulcan, Studio UG and Data mine.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Three years’ experience (One year in drill and blast, one year in planning and one year in underground operations).

  • Assist with drill and blast weekly and monthly reports, schedules and plans in accordance with the site production plan requirements.
  • General administration duties and participate in site audits as required.
  • Efficiently preparing and managing a variety of correspondence relating to Drill and Blast.
  • Report on all safety matters relating to Drill and Blast.
  • Ensure all statutory reporting requirements are met in relation to safety and environmental incidents deadlines within the department.
  • Responsible for all Drill and Blast QA/QC monitoring and data capturing.
  • Adhere to GGML safety and health policy and procedures.
  • Effectively assist Senior Specialist Drill & Blast to manage the UG Drill and Blast section while satisfactorily achieving Company targets within budgeted costs.
  • Manage the GGML Underground Drill and Blast section along with the mining contractors when required.
  • Responsible for short, medium- and long-term stope planning for the underground mine in line with mine plan.
  • Able to examine drill and blast parameters and equipment to optimize performance to improve and monitor designs by regular inspections of drills and charge up plans.
  • Execute production reports as required by Senior Specialist or UG Manager.
  • Able to prepare schedules of stopes and required stope development from the underground mine plan in accordance with the company’s objective to provide sufficient ore feed for the plant.
  • Able to lead the stope closure process and compile closure notes to be presented to all stakeholders for sign off.
  • Able to provide inputs into the design of the mine ventilation and other mine services.
  • Ensure layout plan of blasting patterns are prepared and liaises with other mine staff and the contractor to plan and execute drill and blast operations as required.
  • Able to attend Mine Operations meetings and chair mine stope note meeting as required and interacts effectively with other mine staff.
  • Able to incorporate the Company’s Safety and Environmental polices during the conduct of work so that mine designs and outcomes are in accordance with the Company and statutory requirements.
  • Preparation of charge plan.
  • Preparation of stope reconciliation report.
  • Able to lead the team during electronic firing.

  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Positive Attitude towards work and colleagues.
  • Basic First Aid knowledge.
  • Able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Physically and mentally fit.
  • Highly motivated and willing to attend work on call out duties when required.
  • Good team player.

  • Please apply through our recruitment portal by clicking the 'APPLY' button below.
  • 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 “ Engineer 1 - UG Drill & Blast
  • If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website 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 25th October 2023 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 proper wearing of face masks and washing or sanitizing your hands before you are allowed through Geita Gold Mine entry points.

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 or use the internet at

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