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Underground Maintenance Engineer at Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Ltd February 2024

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Underground Maintenance Engineer
Tarime, Mara Region, Tanzania, United Republic of
Underground Maintenance Engineer at Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Limited February 2024
Job Overview
Position: Underground Maintenance Engineer
Barrick Gold Corporation

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Underground Maintenance Engineer 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.

  • Ensure that all Engineering maintenance activities are planned and scheduled effectively.
  • Control the Underground Maintenance Engineering Section cost performance, including monthly forecast and variance analysis reporting to Engineering Manager.
  • Ensure deployment of key initiatives and communication of relevant messages to all relevant maintenance crews.
  • Effectively promote, deploy, and comply with all Safety & Health and Environmental policies, standards, procedures and regulations across Underground Maintenance and Fixed Plant Maintenance.
  • Spend significant time in the field – “visible felt leadership” – interacting with the workforce.
  • Provide employees with a safe and healthy work environment by ensuring provision of safe systems of work; safe work procedures; adequate training and instruction; competent supervision; and safe plant and equipment.
  • Develop systems and foster the required collaboration to ensure the department meets monthly targets.
  • Classified Underground management and compliance to safety standards.
  • Drive the safety performance of the UG Maintenance Engineering Section.
  • Ensures that Zero-Based-Budgeting principles are applied in setting the annual departmental budget.
  • Report all Engineering Maintenance downtime on a monthly and year-to-date basis.
  • Ensure ongoing downtime analysis and related defect elimination and maintenance strategy adjustment activities.
  • Effective and efficient application of maintenance resources as measured by schedule compliance, PM compliance, level of planned vs. unplanned work and the ongoing management of backlog.
  • Ensure departmental performance is regularly reported to all crews through undertaking formal end-of-month performance presentations on Safety, Cost, Availability, and Utilization, including key messages.
  • Review hazard identification and incident reports and provide follow-up as appropriate.
  • Participate in incident investigations (injury, significant near-miss and equipment damage) as required ensure that corrective actions are effectively implemented and tracked.
  • Ensure maintenance employees and contractors working within the Underground maintenance are prequalified and have the necessary pre-work commencement paperwork, competencies and qualifications to work safely and deliver quality maintenance services (has the authority to prohibit any work from being undertaken unless all requirements are met).
  • Support the development and ongoing optimization of maintenance strategies for the critical plant assets.
  • Processes and supporting systems - has the authority to reprioritize work if deemed necessary.
  • Complete performance evaluation reviews for direct reports and manage their career development. (Quarterly informally in house and Midyear and Year end officially

Roles and Responsibilities on EMS
  • Taking accountability for the effectiveness of the environmental management system
  • Ensuring that the environmental policy and environmental objectives are established and are compatible with the strategic direction and the context of the organization.
  • Ensuring that the resources needed for the environmental management system are available.
  • Communicating the importance of effective environmental management and of conforming to the environmental management system requirements.
  • Ensuring that the environmental management system achieves its intended outcomes.
  • Directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the environmental management system.
  • Promoting continual improvements
  • Supporting other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their area of responsibility
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Qualification requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Tertiary Engineering qualifications are essential.
  • Analytical skills, able to think logically and clearly, Strong attention to detail.
  • Complex problem-solving skills required.
  • Clear and effective communication skills in written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Analytical skills, able to think logically and clearly, Strong attention to detail.
  • Perform safety inspections and identify safety hazards.
  • Planning, scheduling and troubleshooting skills.
  • Possession of Valid driving license
  • Multitasking abilities
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Able to achieve tasks on time with minimal supervision.
  • GCC for mines and works will be an advantage.

Experience and Competencies needed.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience, with at least 5 years in a managerial role is considered essential.
  • Good knowledge of safety regulations and best practice is essential.
  • Previous experience in Africa or an isolated environment in similar circumstances is highly desirable.
  • Performing tasks under minimal supervision and monitoring
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Demonstrate high working ethics and conduct at all time.
  • Committed and engaged employees who are enthusiastic and passionate about Barrick and carry the company DNA.
  • Underground Fleet and Fixed Plant experience will be an advantage

Job Info
  • Job Identification 228384 
  • Job Category Asset Management 
  • Posting Date 02/02/2024, 01:46 PM 
  • Apply Before 02/15/2024, 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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