Instrumentation Technician Job Vacancy at Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Mara

Website Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD

The North Mara gold mine is located in north-west Tanzania in the Tarime district of the Mara region.

Instrumentation Technician Job Vacancy at Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD

Job Description

Position Description

The Barrick North Mara Team is seeking to recruit a Instrumentation Technician to join and grow our team.

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.

Responsibilities 

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and Barrick health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Report all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) issues via an incident report.
  • Daily maintenance Inspection and execution of plant Equipment.
  • Ensure work completion details are finalized in accordance with work requirements and procedures.
  • Maintain the plant according to company operation policies and SOPs.
  • Adhered to isolation and lock out permits procedures.
  • Ensure that there is enough stock of all the sensors such as Pressures, temperatures, Valves, flow meters etc.
  • Trouble shoot process control problems and solve engineering problems.
  • Housekeeping and neatness of the site will ultimately be his/her responsibility.
  • Check the plant for any defects and whatever maintenance required.
  • Maintain plant with guidance to safety regulations.
  • Understand the Underground Fixed plant operations and control philosophy.
  • Report any safety and equipment defects immediately to the supervisor.
  • Abide to general housekeeping standards.
  • Responsible for monitoring or maintaining of flows and feed processes/water quality.
  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs electric, electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments and systems used.
  • Records calibrations made, parts and components used, and inventory of parts on hand.
  • Conduct instrumentation evaluation and troubleshooting for electrical, pneumatic, electronic as well as programmable logic control (PLC) systems.
  • Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and blueprints to determine work procedures.
  • Responsible for shift handover at area of responsibility.
  • Proactively identifying and acting on plant performance deviation.
  • Ensure all projects are done in accuracy within a predetermine time.
  • Comply with Engineering standards by cleaning equipment’s, using scrapers, wire brushes, and cleaning solvents. (Maintain Housekeeping).

Qualification requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in Electronics and Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation or Industrial Automation.
  • Instrumentation Trade Test Certificates.

Experience and competencies needed.

  • 2 Years – Post Trade Test Experience.
  • Knowledge of diagnostics SCADA system.
  • Basic of Allen Bradley PLC maintenance and Installation.
  • Basic of Siemens PLCs maintenance and Installation.
  • Industrial Field Instrumentation Fault Finding.
  • Ethernet Networks (wired and wireless).
  • Process Control Systems.
  • VSD and Soft Starters.
  • Working knowledge of safety standards of equipment.
  • Previous maintenance experience in industrialized Fixed plant is beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment.
  • Understand technical drawings and manuals.
  • VETA Driving Certificate.
  • Possess a Valid Tanzanian driving license class B, C, D and E
  • Able to Drive Manual Transmission/Stick Shift Transmission.
  • Strong technical and strategic planning related experience and background.
  • Ability to consistently manage such a diversified portfolio in a high-pressure environment.
  • Highly professional conduct always and the ability to deal with a diverse client base.
  •  Significant base knowledge of all the areas depicted in the profile.
  •  Must be motivated individual with ability to operate with minimum supervision.
  • Performance orientated, strongly motivated and maintains a high work standard. Strong work ethic. Shows initiative. Adaptable to change management processes. Focused on continuous improvement.
  • Committed and engaged employees who are enthusiastic and passionate about Barrick and carry the company DNA.
  • Strong technical and strategic planning related experience and background.

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 the industry colleagues are endless.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.

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 www.barrick.com 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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