Technician 1 – UG Geotech Job Vacancy at Geita Gold Mining Ltd

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Geita Gold Mine is an open pit gold mine located in the Geita District of the Geita Region of Tanzania. It is operated by AngloGold Ashanti.

Technician 1 – UG Geotech Job Vacancy at Geita Gold Mining Ltd

Technician 1- UG Geotech

Location: TZ
Post Start Date: Oct 27, 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 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: Technician 1 – UG Geotech

Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time contract

Department: Technical Services

Reporting to: Superintendent 2 – UG Geotech

Number of Positions: One (1)


To provide assistance in undertaking underground field support work for geotechnical engineers, ensuring that field data collection and implementation of geotechnical risk mitigation measures meets the required quality and accuracy for the assigned underground mine(s).


Form 4 certificate, Certificate in Mineral Deposits, or FTC or diploma in a geology related field from Mineral Resources Technology, Madini Institute, or any other recognized tertiary institute.
GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


1-3 years of geotechnical or engineering geology experience in underground environments.
The incumbent must have competent working knowledge of geotechnical data gathering, underground excavation monitoring, risk mitigation, and field data quality assurance techniques and must be able to perform assigned tasks without supervision.


Underground Geotechnical Logging;

To assist in undertaking timely collection of geotechnical logging data using approved logging methods (e.g. fracture frequency per meter mapping, rock mass characterization, strength testing sampling, major structures) from identified diamond drilled holes.
To assist in undertaking data validation on all geotechnical logging data prior to entering the data into the database.

Underground Geotechnical Field Mapping;

To assist in undertaking timely collection of geotechnical mapping data using approved logging methods (e.g. domain mapping, window mapping, major structures mapping) to ensure adequate coverage of critical underground excavations for the assigned underground mine(s);

Installation and Maintenance of Underground Monitoring Equipment;

To assist in undertaking installation of ground stability monitoring instruments (MPBX, extensometers) using the approved work methods.
To assist in undertaking routine maintenance of monitoring instrumentations to ensure uninterrupted availability of monitoring systems.

Geotechnical Assessment of Ground Conditions for Underground Slopes;

To assist in undertaking routine underground inspections (development headings, stopes, backfill, truck tip, post blast) to ensure potential signs of ground instability are identified in time to protect personnel and equipment.

Underground Excavation Monitoring;

To assist in undertaking routine pull testing of split sets and resin bolts to ensure ground support installation complies with the ground support standards.
To assist in undertaking cable bolt inspection to ensure installation complies to ground support standards.


Learn and follow the Safety requirements related to your work.
Assess the risks before starting a task.
Speak up if you think a task cannot be done safely.
Identify new hazards in the workplace and report them to your supervisor.
Talk to your supervisor when you are not fit for work.
Promptly report all injuries, illnesses and incidents.
Help others to work safely.

Technician 1 – UG Geotech Job Vacancy at Geita Gold Mining Ltd


Basic knowledge and application of Geotechnical Logging techniques of Diamond Drill Core.
Basic knowledge and application of Geotechnical mapping techniques for underground excavations.
Basic knowledge and application of Installation and Maintenance of Ground Stability Monitoring Equipment.
Basic knowledge and application of Geotechnical assessment of Ground Conditions for underground excavations.
Excellent communication skills.
Timely decision-making.
Field Observational skills.
Time and Priority Management.
Attention to Details.
Teamwork and Cooperation.
Working with minimum supervision.


Please apply by click APPLY NOW 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 “Technician 1 – UG Geotech”
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).


Applications should reach the above on or before 03rd November 2023 at 5:30 Pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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 or use the internet at

Requisition ID: 22294
Category: Geosciences Systems
Posting Salary: Market Related