Mining Maintenance Winder and Shaft Superintendent

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Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit  Mining Maintenance Winder and Shaft Superintendent  to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the Engineering department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies, and Procedures.

Reporting to : Engineering Manager

Work Schedule : Forty-Two (42) Days On / Twenty-One (21) Days Off

Duration:  2 years



  • Life of mine asset management, refurbishment, and replacement strategies
  • Daily maintenance planning and execution of asset management strategies
  • Monitoring and control of critical stoppages and incidents resulting in reduced production and execution of appropriate action plans to ensure reoccurrence is prevented
  • Effectively promote, deploy, and comply with all Safety & Health, and Environmental policies, standards, procedures, and regulations in accordance with Tanzanian mining legislation
  • Take ownership of the Company’s Asset Management within the areas of responsibility with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Management of maintenance, repairs, and servicing of equipment within the area of responsibility
  • Effective and efficient allocation of maintenance resources as measured by schedule compliance, PM compliance, level of planned vs. unplanned work, and the ongoing management of backlogs
  • Proactively develop quality systems, approaches, and practices as needed
  • Execution of effective reliability center maintenance practices
  • Continuous improvement of asset reliability and availability
  • Participation in a formal Engineering Training program for Tanzanian engineering artisan on-site within area of responsibility
  • Expansion of mining infrastructure and activities and related services to support production planning
  • Contactor management where applicable
  • Supplier and vendor management and networking, specifically related to local business to further Tanzanian national mining industry development
  • Ensure that all daily, weekly, and monthly department reports are completed accurately, on time, and with appropriate content
  • Preparation of the annual budget and management thereof and implementation of continuous improvement and cost control
  • Identify the training needs within the team and develop a training plan in conjunction with First Line and Section Leaders and the Training & Development department
  • Create a working environment that ensures that team members gain new skills and achieve their full potential by developing and implementing effective training and mentoring programs
  • Ensure deployment of key initiatives and communication of relevant messages to team members and all other relevant parties
  • Ensure that all safety incidents are reported and investigated according to the procedure and on time
  • Assist with any other accident investigation when required
  •  Procedural compliance and corporate governance


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                              

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical) or relevant Diploma
  • Competency Certification in the mechanical or electrical engineering field for Mines and Works or appropriate training relevant to the Certificate of Competency for Engineers - Mining
  • Completion of appropriate courses for mining engineers in electrical and mechanical fields
  • Registered with Professional Engineering Council, will be an advantage
  • Computer literacy is essential- Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, ERP, and MRPII packages (SAP, Ellipse, Pronto, Oracle etc.).



  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in mining engineering infrastructure related to vertical shafts
  • Appropriate experience in shafts, winders, refrigeration, underground pumping, compressors, and ore handling
  • Experience in a remote site environment will be an advantage
  • Strong experience in setting standards and procedures for maintenance and construction practices
  • Experience in Shafts, Underground Production is essential
  • Knowledge of major mining product suppliers and service providers



  • Verifiable track record gained in shaft and infrastructure maintenance portfolio
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Maintenance Management Systems
  • Ability to consistently manage such a diversified portfolio in a high-pressure environment
  • Highly professional conduct at all times 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 the ability to operate with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong maintenance, project management, and systems improvement related experience and background



  • 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, careful read application guidelines

  • Rename your CV in this format CV - YOUR FULL NAME
  • Indicating the role title “MINING MAINTENANCE WINDER AND SHAFT SUPERINTENDENT” in the subject of your email
  • Send your application via e-mail to:   [email protected]

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

Please forward applications before 10 th  February 2021

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