Tradesperson 1 – UG Welder at GGML | April 2024

April 4, 2024
Application ends: April 19, 2024
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Job Description


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 Gold fields of Northwestern Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s Southeast 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:                                        Tradesperson 1 – UG Welder

Contract type & Duration:              Unspecified Time Contract

Department:                                   Underground Mining

Reporting to:                                   Supervisor – Underground Mining

Number of Positions:                     Two (02)


To prepare and perform all underground and CAF task which involve welding such us vent door welding and fixing, barricade skeleton construction, vent gate welding, fixing and any other task assigned by your supervisor.


  • Secondary School Education Examination (CSEE).
  • Welding trade test certificate with construction experience.
  • Valid Tanzanian Driving Licence with defensive driving skills.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


  • 3 years of operational experience on underground operation.
  • Must have detailed knowledge and experience on multiple metal cutting welding and fabrication methods.
  • Ability to conduct welding for both workshop and in underground environment.
  • Able to plan and mobilize equipment on hot work environment.


  • Measuring and cutting material to specification.
  • Ability to construct vent door for ventilation regulation.
  • Ability to contract vent doors and Gates.
  • Be able to plan before execution.
  • Ability to select material for welding and advice management on material to use on underground environment to be standard.
  • Report to supervisor any safety or equipment damage immediately.
  • Ability to construct barricade skeleton.
  • Observe all safety requirements relevant to task performed.
  • To assist other underground service works during construction of activities.
  • Be able to adhere to all safe working practices and procedures for UG operation.
  • Carry out work as requested or directed.
  • Be able to work on both underground and surface welding task.
  • Be able to read and understand designed CAF reticulation equipment Plans, detailed engineered print and layouts.
  • Be able understand underground mining Operations and solid safety performance at the personal and professional level.        


  • Ability to read and understand welding drawings.
  • Ability to Cut and weld metal per specified standard. 
  • Ability to prepare work plan and site prep.
  • Masonry experience.


  • Excellent communication in English, both writing and verbal.
  •  Basic knowledge of UG CAF/PASTE system.
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • Mine health and Safety act awareness.
  • Sound knowledge on health, safety and Environmental issues and procedures.


  • Please apply by clicking APPLY NOW button below.
  • On the portal you will be required to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names, and addresses of three referees. Please do not attach certificates that are not related to the qualifications stated above.
  • You will also be required to upload a cover / application letter addressed to “Senior Manager Human Resources, Geita Gold Mining Ltd”. Subject should be Tradesperson 1 – UG Welder”.
  • If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website   for a step-by-step guide on how to apply for jobs on our recruitment portal (SuccessFactors).
  • You will be required to present original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.
  • Internal Applicants (those currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) must have their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).


  • Applications should reach the above on or before 19th April 2024 at 5:30 PM
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

BEWARE OF CONMEN! GGML 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 Security Department, Investigation Unit, by calling +255 28 216 01 40 Ext 1559 (rates apply) or use our whistle-blowing channels by sending an SMS to +27 73 573 8075 (SMS rates apply) or emailing or use the internet at

Requisition ID:  23851

Category:  Maintenance
Posting Salary:  Market Related