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Underground Infrastructure Engineer at Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML) January, 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 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:


Career Opportunities: Underground Infrastructure Engineer (20819)
Requisition ID
Position: Underground Infrastructure Engineer
Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time
Department: Engineering
Reporting to: Senior Manager – Engineering
Number of Positions: One (1)

Underground Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for overseeing and
coordinating all engineering infrastructure, activities and plans
relating to engineering services required for underground mining
operations at Geita Gold Mine. The role provides direct output in the
design and project management of all infrastructure to support Life of
Mine production plans. This includes managing, overseeing, and
monitoring all dewatering, compressed air and ventilation systems and
infrastructure. This role is accountable to new build activities,
infrastructure construction works, managing EPCM contractor and
subcontractors to ensure works are undertaken in-line with health,
safety and environmental obligations, design specifications, quality,
project budget and schedule. The position is a key senior leadership
team role, and requires extensive multi-disciplined infrastructure and
construction experience, outstanding coordination, communication,
management, and stakeholder engagement skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • Site Entry requirements which may include mines Health Surveillance.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
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  • 10-15 plus years post-graduation on underground engineering infrastructure
  • 5-10
    plus years of mechanical design and the implementation and execution of
    engineering infrastructure projects relating to turbomachinery.
  • Managed and directed project construction activities.
  • Computer skills – spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), word processing (MS Project) and database (MS Access)
  • Professionally Registered Engineer – preferred

The following skills and experience will be highly considered for applicants for the position:

  • Construction (plan, direct and manage) experience.
  • Hazardous area design training and design experience.
  • Functional safety training and certification
  • AutoCAD drafting capability will be advantageous.
  • Flow modelling software experience such as Pumpsim and Ventsim

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Adhere and promote HSE regulations at GGM with zero tolerance to breaches
  • Demonstrate
    behaviour consistent with AGA’s vision and values. Lead by example at
    all times to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed
    and managed to ensure tasks are performed without the risk of injury or
    harm to themselves, others and the environment.
  • Continuously seek learning opportunities to improve safety performance.
  • Ensure operational, project and construction workforce targets are achieved


  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and applicable codes
  • Ensure compliance to AGA/GGM and industry standards
  • Ensure compliance to Quality, HSE and Human Resources (HR) management systems, policies, procedures, and processes.

Asset Management

  • Develop
    an asset management (engineering) plan for all major underground
    infrastructure including rollout and integration of the Asset Management
    Framework, in a collaborative approach with the Reliability Engineering
  • Conduct internal audits and over-inspections to ensure adherence and compliance to asset management plans/strategy
  • Setup and manage the infrastructure engineering document repository for drawings and manuals
  • Review
    and/or Set the Service strategy for all underground infrastructure
    equipment leading to the implementing a maintenance philosophy and
    scheduled maintenance programs that are aligned with operations to
    achieve set targets/plans, and substantially increase availability and
  • Effective planning and use of engineering capital
    for maintain asset integrity and other improvements. Put in place the
    necessary plans and monitoring process to anticipate issues rather than
    being overtaken by them.
  • Effective use of resources including money and equipment. Monitoring the stock levels of critical spares and supplies.
  • Manage,
    oversee, and monitor all service infrastructure to support day-to-day
    underground mining activities. Ensure compliance with all engineering
    standards in underground operations on the mine
  • Monitor (assess, record, feedback) equipment performance to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Prepare engineering designs, modifications, installations, and projects in underground operations on the mine.

Strategic role

  • Support
    the Mining team in Life of Mine planning by providing early input into
    the design and constructability process for all new build infrastructure
  • Develop
    conceptual designs, cost estimates and project schedules for all new
    infrastructure and upgrades to support Life of Mine strategic plans
  • Proactively
    manage and lead underground infrastructure projects and engineering
    construction functions, with a strong safety, cost, schedule, and
    quality focus ensuring safe constructability remains a priority. This
    includes but not limited to HAZID’s and HAZOP’s, cost and schedule
    development and ongoing review.
  • Manage, oversee, and monitor all service infrastructure to support day-to-day underground mining activities
  • Co-ordinate all engineering maintenance activities to ensure reliability of equipment
  • Advise and guide the management team on best practice and fit for purpose engineering infrastructure outcomes.
  • Strong understanding of Quality, and HSE management systems.
  • Drive and champion the safety-first value and apply the principle into both design and field activities.
  • Key
    interface role, ensuring the effective management and performance of
    the engineering services and all other underground infrastructure
    project activities.
  • Ensure project management activities meet the approved design specification.
  • Actively manage priorities in a dynamic environment, with emphasis on safely, meeting defined budgets and timeframes.

Engineering Infrastructure Capital & Projects

  • To
    serve as the underground engineering infrastructure representative on
    all capital projects and represent the proposed capital projects on
    Geita Standards Committee
  • To set up and maintain the underground
    engineering infrastructure capital management process in conjunction
    with the GGM Capital Projects Champion.
  • To co-ordinate plan, manage and execute underground engineering infrastructure projects in all GGM underground operations
  • To manage both Asset Integrity (AI) and Stay In Business (SIB) capital for all underground engineering infrastructure


Plans, Procedures, Standards and Documentation

  • Develop
    and maintain the Life of Mine underground infrastructure plans,
    specifically infrastructure new builds and other infrastructure project
    construction activities, as a key sub-plan to overall underground Mining
  • Provide input and support into establishing and
    maintaining the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), budget,
    schedule, and construction work packs.
  • Oversee the project Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process.
  • Provide input into HSE plan.
  • Provide input into crane lift studies.
  • Review and input into project contractor procurement process.

Technical Training & Development.

  • Conduct engineering development panel interviews
  • Develop skills matrices for all engineering infrastructure work types
  • Identify training and development shortcomings and training needs
  • Develop artisan refresher programs

Meetings, Reviews and Communication

  • Attend and chair Life of Mine Infrastructure Planning meetings as well as other key review meetings, as required.
  • Co-ordinate
    and chair regular project management meetings and maintain meeting
    records and agreed actions. Follow through to ensure actions are
    completed for all underground engineering infrastructure projects.
  • Provide
    regular operational and project updates to the management team in
    relation to progress and construction issues that may impact on
    compliance or cause delays.
  • Provide operational readiness interface in line with AGA project requirements.
  • Participate in formal HSE, risk management, change management, cost, and schedule reviews.

Progress and Performance Reporting

  • Monitor
    progress of construction works, advise status in a timely manner to the
    management team of any potential cost, schedule, or quality variances.
  • Monitor
    (assess, record and feedback) operational performance of engineering
    services and contractor performance in the delivery of project outcomes

Audit, Governance and Compliance

  • Participate in internal and external audits as required.

Project Risk, Change and Quality Management

  • Identify and address construction risks early by communicating to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the project change management process, including Site Instructions, Variations and or claims.
  • Proactively manage change to avoid potential project cost and schedule overruns
  • Inspect
    works to ensure construction activities are in accordance with
    engineering designs, contract specifications and authority requirements.
  • Oversee/witness
    inspections and testing regimes to ensure quality and/or performance is
    in-line with the engineering specifications

Key Interfaces

  • Engineering Manager, Underground Mining Manager, Technical Services Manager, Infrastructure Services Manager
  • GGM Project Services Team to record, analyze and report on progress and productivity, change management, cost, and schedule.
  • AGA Africa Technical Team to support potential operational/design issues that may occur on-site
  • EPCM and Third-Party Contractors.

Technical Competencies

  • Required Experience in managing engineering infrastructure in underground mining operation.
  • Experience
    in specifications and standards to ensure that operations and project
    meets requirements in terms of safety, design, quality, and
  • Experienced in the practical application of
    construction principles, equipment, and technology. This includes
    applying construction principles, techniques, procedures, equipment, and
    resources to the execution and closing of projects.
  • Using
    relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether
    construction events or processes comply with laws, regulations, and
    company standards.
  • Knowledge of mechanical designs and its application in underground mining services

Leadership Competencies Required

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with AngloGold Ashanti Values.
  • Ability to build relationships with key personnel and identifying and developing business opportunities.
  • Team based focus with a proactive approach to meeting LoM infrastructure requirements.
  • Proven ability to organise and prioritise tasks and working under pressure to achieve set deadlines.
  • Ensure the quality of deliverables align with the needs of the project, the company, and the client.



  • 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 “Underground Infrastructure Engineer
  • 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).

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Applications should reach the above on or before 06th February 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.

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