Instrumentation Technician at Barrick | March 2024

March 11, 2024
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Job Description

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit a Instrumentation Technician to join and grow our team.Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships

If you’re ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings.
  • Assist and conduct incident/accident investigations.
  • Field Level Risk Assessment completed accurately for every task assigned.
  • Team based Job Safety Analysis completed accurately for every task without Standard operating Procedure.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the work area both during and after completing a job.
  • This includes returning used parts to stores, welding m/c, & equipment to designated areas, and spills cleaned up.
  • Comply with Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Compliance to Standard Operating Procedures for safe work daily –Isolation, Lockout,
  • Confined space, working at height, lifting & rigging etc.
  • Fully compliance to maintenance of Process control systems, PLC & SCADA with <5% downtime.
  • Full compliance to OEM during installation, maintenance & calibration of VSD & analyzers such as:

PSI analyzer, WAD analyzer, courier analyzer, TAC 1000 analyzer weight meters, Conveyors,

  • Densitometers, heat exchanger, acacia reactor, electro winning, smelting furnace, HCN Fixed
  • Detectors, metal detectors, VFD’s, Flow meters, crushers, filter machine, Mills, Knelsons, PLC,PH
  • Equipment, Air Compressors, oxygen plant, sensors, Lab Equipment
  • Inspection of Measuring/Testing Instruments conducted daily before use & calibrations performed to OEM schedule or when required.
  • Use, Interpret OEM Manuals for maintaining & repairing of required equipment, in accuracy

discrepancy to OEM Specifications

  • Compliance to scheduled equipment inspections daily, weekly, Monthly, and identified defects.
  • Compliance to Equipment Preventive Maintenance Schedule & work carried out accordingly daily
  •  Response/ attention to breakdowns to carry priority & attended to as soon as practically possible.
  • Competent in the use/operation of all required power tools and hand tools, inspected and maintained daily.
  • Compliance to Standard Operating Procedures for all new installations every day.
  • Compliance to Standard Operating Procedures for all Electrical /Instrumentation Maintenance & Repair work conducted daily.
  • All Equipment used to be stored safely & Correctly at all times.
  • Under the direction of the supervisor, provide appropriate on-the-job training and coaching to less experience personnel.
  • Prepare and file all required records ready for auditing at all times electronic & hard copies!
  •  Maintain communication with FLL during shift as availability status.
  • Shift Handovers conducted accurately every day.

Qualification requirements

  • Electrical/Instrumentation trade certificate – (FTC/IMTT / VETA GRADE ONE)
  • Tanzanian Valid Driving License is an added advantage.

Experience and competencies needed.

  •  3 Years’ experience similar position in Mining industry 
  • Must have experience in instrumentation.

What We Can Offer You                                              

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization

We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities..

Deadline: 23 March 2024