Job Opportunities at Geita Gold Mining Ltd, Specialist, Tele Remote Operator, 2 Posts

Job Opportunities at Geita Gold Mining Ltd, Specialist, Tele Remote Operator, 2 Posts

Specialist, Tele Remote Operator, 2 Posts

ABOUT GEITA GOLD MINING LTD

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 Northwestern Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s Southeast 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:

Position:                                               Specialist – Tele Remote Operator

Contract type & Duration:                     Unspecified time contract

Department:                                         Underground Mining

Reporting to:                                         Mine Foreman

Number of Positions:                            Two (2)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

Specialist – Tele Remote Operator role focusses exclusively on the training and coaching of junior and new operators, ensuring they can carry out loading and dumping cycles from production stopes into allocated stockpiles using a PC remote control bogging system and the manual loading of trucks from free-bogging stopes and stockpiles. The aforementioned tasks are done in line with specific remote loading plan. The role incumbent ensures effective transfer of skills and knowledge to junior tele-remote operators following the set development plans.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed / Certified Tele Remote Operator
  • Training Certificate / Experience – preferred
  • RCT Level 1 training certificate of completion will be an added advantage
  • A formal qualification (Diploma/certificate) in Mining Engineering will be an advantage

EXPERIENCE:

  • Extensive experience (10+ years) working in a mechanized underground mining predominantly as a Tele Remote Operator / Specialist / Trainer.
  • Knowledge of Underground Mining Practices, Mining Load and Haul Cycle and the efficient operations of an Underground Remote Loader equipment.
  • Good Aptitude of RCT remote control systems for underground mine
  • Ability to work autonomously/independently with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated abilities to work within a team environment.
  • A strong focus toward safety and hazard identification.

MAIN OR KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Ensure effective transfer of skills and knowledge to junior and new tele remote operators following the set development plans.
  • To train and coach new and existing tele remote operators to grow their ability to function optimally under all underground mining conditions.
  • Review and modify training development plans for identified equipment trainees and provide regular feedback on their progress.
  • Bog development headings and stockpiles to trucks as required and also remote bog from stopes and loading into trucks.
  • Ensure remote loading from stopes to be done in line with approved and signed off remote loading level plan and not otherwise.
  • Inspect stope brow before bogging and during shift in line with mine standard operating procedure.
  • Ensure that laser barricades and physical barricades are tested and serviceable and level is clear of equipment, personnel or obstructions before remote loading commences.
  • Ensure efficiency of the work practice to maximize productivity while working safely.
  • Bog out and clean faces ensuring it is left acceptable for next cycle. This may also include hosing down with water for dust suppression, scaling and working level roadway maintenance.
  • Keep all roads in working area tidy and free from potential hazards before, during and after bogging has been completed on the level.
  • Continuously educate and train the operator trainees in all aspects of remote and free-bogging operations and mining practices and procedures.
  • Work to minimize equipment down time and maximize productivity.
  • Ensure inspections and maintenance is carried out on all equipment before use.
  • Ensure that all tools are serviceable and safe.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Advise underground shift supervisor and dispatch when items of equipment are out of service and when they can be returned to service.
  • Liaise with underground shift supervisor to ensure all work is done in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform pre-start checks and SWICs before carrying out any task.
  • Carry out standard workplace inspection practices and procedures.
  • Complete shift plod and carrying out cross-shift handovers at the end of each shift.
  • Ensure tele-remote PC is kept clean and locked when not in use and parked in designated parking area.

Specialist – Tele Remote Operator Vacancies at Geita Gold Mining Ltd

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate skills transfer / on the job training / coaching.
  • Knowledge of various training / coaching evaluation methods and performance monitoring
  • He must also demonstrate strong work ethics, an ability to communicate courteously with co-workers.
  • First Aid knowledge.
  • Be physically and mentally fit and hard working
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Excellent hand/eye co-ordination.
  • Ability to maintain high standards of housekeeping within the mine.
  • Ability to recognize potential mining hazards and risks.
  • Ability to listen and take instructions and work in a team.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

  • 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 Specialist – Tele Remote Operator”
  • If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website https://www.geitamine.com/en/people/   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).

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • Applications should reach the above on or before 31st August 2022 at 5:30 Pm
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

NOTE ON COVID-19 PREVENTION:

  • 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.

BEWARE OF CONMEN! 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 24cthonesty@ethics-line.com or use the internet at www.tip-offs.com

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