Thursday, May 9, 2019

Fitter Mechanics - HME Job at Shanta Mining Co. Ltd - Dar es salaam

Vacancy title: Fitter Mechanics - HME

 Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Mining , Category: Energy & Mining ]
Jobs at: Shanta Mining Company Limited
Deadline of this Job: 14th May 2019
Duty Station: Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: 8th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

ROLE TYPE: Individual Contributor
BUSINESS UNIT/FUNCTION : New Lulka Gold Mine, Southwest Tanzania
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to Underground Maintenance Supervisor

The purpose of this role is to provide technical maintenance services on various mechanical infrastructure systems and execute mechanical related projects to maintain equipment to the required performance precisely fit out of gearboxes, pumps and valves; balancing and testing; assembly of mining equipment plus associated components and general fitting.. .

The fitter Mechanics has the following accountabilities and authorities: -

  • Preventive Maintenance: Performs various mechanical infrastructure systems inspections as assigned, these are daily, weekly, monthly inspections to maintain equipment availability.Source:
  • Effective and efficient inspection on each item is required for effectively maintenance planning.
  • Corrective Maintenance: Repair, replace or modify various mechanical parts to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Repairing, maintenance and installation activities on infrastructure such as, pumps and associated dewatering infrastructure, primary axial ventilation fans, ladder ways, vehicle wash-down bays, monorails and associated lifting devices etc.
  • Inspect. analyse and record critical mechanical information during the process of undertaking mechanical refurbishment work; this critical information would include the interpretations of wear and tear, mechanical damage to Gears, Shafts, Housing etc. recording of end floats, preloads, gear train, backlashes, tooth contacts and other at the start and completion of every refurbishment.
  • Execute various mechanical related projects to the required quality and standards, these include but not limited to fabrication and erect iron steel structure buildings, water systems upgrade, sewage systems upgrade, fire systems upgrade, new shed construction, roof steel structure installation, weld (vulcanize) various sizes of poly pipes and HDPE pipes.


  • FTC or Trade Test qualified grade I, II, or III - Mechanical or Diesel Fitting Trade Certificate
  • Have a valid driver's 'license


  • Minimum 5 years' experience including general machining
  • Have extensive experience in a similar role in the Open / Underground Mining Industry
  • Experience in the maintenance of infrastructure the mining site.
  • Extensive knowledge of underground mobile mining equipment and underground fixed plant
  • Previous experience reliability engineering and maintenance planning
  • Maintenance, construction and modification experience

Job application procedure
Application submission deadline is two weeks from the date of this advertisement, Applicants are invited to submit their Resumes and certificates (Indicating the position title in the subject) to:

HR Manager
Shanta Mining Company Limited
P.O. Box 79408, Dar es Salaam
Or via Email to:
Please forward applications before 14th May, 2019.

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