Ad Code

Job Opportunity at North Mara Gold Mine / Barrick, Crane Mechanic

 Join Our Telegram Group for Daily Job Updates CLICK HERE


North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit two Crane Mechanics to join the Engineering Team. The successful candidate for this position will carry out assigned tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practice as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies.

Reporting to: First Line Leader – Asset Reliability.

Contract Duration: Permanent


  • Responsible for the mechanical upkeep of equipment and structures, such as mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic inspections/repairs, repairs to hydraulic lines, valves, cylinders, pumps and gears, repairs to gear reducers, fans, bearings, clutches, wheels, brakes chains, piping, drums, cables and sheaves, sheet metal repairs, replace wire ropes, Steel layout and fabrication.
  • Perform miscellaneous welding, and other assigned tasks.
  • Troubleshoot, repair & rebuild diesel engines. Report any equipment which requires repair or maintenance to the immediate supervisor.
  • Repair and replace air, hydraulic and electrical systems,braking and mechanical drive systems.
  • Willing and able to repair equipment to eliminate the cause of downtime and its recurrence. Consult with supervisor and set up preventive maintenance procedures. Capable of resolving all problems relating to mechanical systems.
  • Assist in the training of other employees on the finer points of the mechanical trade and practices requiring the highest skill and knowledge.
  • Plan, select and order materials, tools, and equipment necessary for the task
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor



  • A relevant trade qualification in Mechanical or Technician Certificate from a recognized institution.
  • A Mechanical Trade Certification is highly desired.
  • A valid CDL driver’s license is an added advantage.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly.


  • Minimum 5 years post apprenticeship experience working on Crane.


  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Accept responsibility and uses initiatives to proceed with necessary tasks without direct supervision.
  • Past experience of working in Heavy Lifting Equipment machines.
  • Ability to prioritize work on own initiative.
  • Ability and willingness to climb and work at high elevations required.
  • Able to read blueprints and interpret technical manuals



  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • 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.

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to: nmrecruitment@barrick.com

If you are not contacted by Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.  Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 18th August, 2021.

BEWARE OF CONMEN! NMGML 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 Compliance Hotline, by calling +1-877-246-5399 or through www.barrickgold.ethispoint.com.

Download our Ajira Yako APP from Google Playstore using the link here>>>