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Geotechnical Technician at Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Limited January 2024

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Geotechnical Technician
Tarime, Mara Region, Tanzania, United Republic of
Geotechnical Technician at Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Limited January 2024
Job Overview
Position: Geotechnical Technician
Barrick Gold Corporation

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Geotechnical Technician to join and grow our team.
Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us.
Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick's core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick's DNA by:
  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships
If you're ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.

  • To work under the direction of the Geotechnical Engineer to ensure the interests of the Company are upheld.
  • Daily inspections of active underground headings and stopes
  • Daily pit, dump, sump inspections and reporting
  • Geotechnical core logging of diamond drill cores & updating of the geotechnical database.
  • Geotechnical mapping of underground development headings and open pit exposed batter faces and data processing
  • Supervising scaling in the open pit mines to make sure it’s properly done and all berm crests are adequately protected
  • Ensure adherence to geotechnical standard operating procedures and all relevant company procedures.
  • Conduct pre-stoping inspections for input into the stope note process.
  • Installation of ground movement monitoring systems and recording of instrumentation data
  • Ground support designs
  • Pastefill designs and pastefill QAQC (testwork)
  • Open pit pre-blast and post-blast assessments & supervision of all geotechnical drilling activities
  • Laser scanning, tracking the seismic and slope stability radar data trends and maintaining the rock noise database.
  • Ensure all tracking sheets and inspection reports are shared on daily/weekly basis.
  • Assisting in routine short term geotechnical numerical model analysis for ground conditions and slope stability assessments
  • Assisting the Geotechnical Engineer with monthly underground dilution database updates
  • Assisting the Geotechnical Engineer with monthly and quarterly (development, stope, cable bolt and slope stability) performance review reports
  • Weekly updates of the Geotechnical Section Work Plan
  • Maintaining adequate stocks of ground support consumables on site
  • QAQC of installed ground support units (pull testing and extensometer data monitoring)
  • Promote health and safety in the workplace.
  • Compliance with all statutory regulations and procedures
  • Compliance with all the Company’s Policies and Procedures
  • Upward reporting as required.

Qualification requirements
  • Diploma / Degree in Mining Engineering / Geology / Civil Engineering or equivalent
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Experience and competencies needed

  • Minimum 1 year experience in an underground/open pit mining environment
  • Must have a valid Tanzania driving license and able to drive a light vehicle in underground environment.
  • Knowledge of any relevant geotechnical or mining design software will be an added advantage.
  • Deliver accurate logging and mapping data for all open pit and underground projects.
  • Deliver concise and accurate daily inspection reports for the open pit, dumps, sumps, active stopes and development headings.
  • Provide accurate monitoring data from installed ground movement monitoring instrumentation.
  • Provide accurate ground support and pastefill designs.
  • Daily update on the pit slope performance status through available monitoring instrumentation
  • Update all tracking sheets and relevant geotechnical databases.
Job Info
  • Job Identification 227965
  • Job Category Geology
  • Posting Date 12/30/2023, 03:38 PM
  • Apply Before 01/12/2024, 03:00 AM
  • Degree Level Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Locations Tarime, Tarime, P.O. Box 422, TZ

What We Can Offer You:
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization
We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Us

Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.

The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX. Learn more at or follow us on LinkedIn.

About the Team

The North Mara gold mine is located in north-west Tanzania in the Tarime district of the Mara region. It is around 100 kilometres east of Lake Victoria and 20 kilometres south of the Kenyan border.

North Mara started commercial production in 2002. The mine is a combined open pit and underground operation from two deposits, Gokona (underground) and Nyabirama (open pit). The process plant has the capacity to process an average of 8,000 tonnes of ore per day.

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