Engineer 2 – UG Geotech at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) March 2022

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Job Position Engineer 2 – UG Geotech at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) March 2022

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 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: Engineer 2 – UG Geotech

Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time contract

Department: Technical Services

Reporting to:  Superintendent 2 – UG Geotech

Number of Positions:  One (1)


The role exists to provide technical input to support the geotechnical framework component for managing geotechnical risks arising from underground mining activities to acceptable levels. In this role you will assist in the acquisition of quality geotechnical data collection, analysis and interpretation as well as ensuring that ground support and void risk mitigations are undertaken on an ongoing basis using the available systems and resources.


  • Undergraduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Geology, or any other related field


  • At least 2 to 5 years of geotechnical or engineering geology experience in Underground Mining environments



  • Safety is our first value. Candidate will be accountable for assisting in identifying and ranking the risks in your work area and for your team.
  • Adhere to workplace inspection and task observation schedule.

Underground geotechnical and void data collection

  • Assist in the timely collection of underground geotechnical and void data from various sources and ensuring that   collected data meets the required quality standards. Incumbent will assist to ensure proper data collection for investigating ground conditions and underground workings is current.

Geotechnical modelling

  • Provide support in timely validation, analysis, and interpretation of all geotechnical and void data and for generating, reconciling, and updating of 3D geotechnical models of ground conditions and underground workings.

Ground support and underground workings risk mitigation

  • Support assessment of the risks posed by poor ground conditions and presence of underground workings to the working benches and for generating and timely communication of ground support requirements and safe access control boundaries in the affected areas. Incumbent will also be accountable for aiding in monitoring the implementation of the mitigation measures to ensure compliance to required standards.

Fall of ground and void risk awareness

  • Review relevance and status of training material used in the fall of ground and void inductions and timely communicate identified fall of ground and void hazards.

Training of Underground Geotechnicians

  • Assess skills gap of support technicians regarding underground and void management and for designing and implementing appropriate training programs to close the identified skills gaps in a timely manner.

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  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and database software packages.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Able to drive and hold a current Tanzanian Driver’s License.
  • Able to show initiative and co-ordination skills and be able to interact with Planning and Production personnel.


  • Please apply through our recruitment portal by following the link below. Please click the link or type the URL address on a website browser to access the application portal.
  • 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 2 – UG Geotech’’
  • 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).


  • Applications should reach the above on or before 22nd March 2022 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.

   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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