Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Technician I – Hydrogeology Job at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)

 Technician I – Hydrogeology Job at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)

  Technician I – Hydrogeology 

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 Goldfields 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:

Position: Technician I – Hydrogeology

Job Number: GGM-2019-XMT-02
Number of Positions: 01.
Works For: Hydro-geologist II.


  • Diploma in Hydrogeology and water well drilling or related field preferred.
  • Proficient in a wide range of borehole drilling supervision, borehole yield measurement techniques, including geochemistry interpretation, structural interpretation from geophysical data and use of ArcGIS.
  • Valid Tanzanian Driving License and able to drive in Mining environment.


A minimum of 03 years’ experience specifically in mining industry.

Purpose of the Role:

  • The purpose of the role is to assist Hydro-geologist II in conducting hydro-drilling supervision, data collection and monitoring so as to achieve all hydrogeology works in time and within budget allocated.
  •  Conduct Hydrogeology work within the limits of knowledge and liaise with Hydrogeologist II to maintain high quality work.
  • Perform activities in the field in a safe and sustainable manner, in accordance with the HSEC requirements/ standards.
  • Ensure high quality data collection and ensure appropriate information is captured.
  • Ensure appropriate quality control procedures are followed, including reviewing the samples reported.
  • Ensure security of all samples and analytical results and ensure confidentiality of all company information.
  • Comply with all applicable AGA policies and procedures.
  • At all times act in accordance with AGA’s Values.


  •  Commit your best endeavors and full capability to the work assigned to you by your supervisor/manager.
  • Advising your supervisor/manager if you do not understand the work that he/she has assigned to you, or if the assignment does not fit with your knowledge of the circumstances, current skills or available time and resources;
  • Advising your supervisor/manager of any situations or conditions that could create obstacles to, or opportunities for, the work of the managerial team or company;
  • Demonstrating work behaviour consistent with the company Values and work within prescribed boundaries, including required behaviour, company policies, standards, procedures and legislation requirements;
  • Disclosing timely information to supervisor/manager when accountability cannot be met within limits or can be met with less time or resources than planned.
  • Identifying, understanding and addressing safety hazards and risks;
  • Demonstrating behaviour that is consistent with the AngloGold Ashanti Safety Vision and Values;
  • Collaborating with others in pursuing safety goals;
  • Seeking opportunities for learning to improve safety performance. 

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have good written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Good awareness and abilities to manage safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace.
  • Be physically and mentally fit and hard working.
  • Ability to maintain composure under stressful situations and conflicting priorities.
  • Able to apply practical field experience and technical skills.
  • Must have skills to apply accurate / appropriate techniques for:
  • Supervision of dewatering, water supply and piezometer drilling
  • Logging of boreholes (RC, RAB, Mud rotary, etc.)
  • Sampling (borehole, trench, pit, geochemistry, etc.)
  • Piezometer drilling and installation
  • Monitoring data collection, data entry onto appropriate computer software programs, and data interpretation. 

Mode of Application:
Application cover letter (Subject should be: Technician I – Hydrogeology and/or quote the job number), detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees, to be forwarded to below address.
You will be required to bring original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.

Contact Address:
Senior Human Resources Manager,
Geita Gold Mining Ltd,
P.O.Box 532,


NB: Internal applicants may submit applications to departmental HR Officer. All internal applications must be endorsed by the applicant’s head of the department.

Application Deadline: Application letters should reach the above on or before 16th April 2019, 17hr30. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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