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Paste Plant Operator III Job Vacancy at Barrick Gold Corporation

Paste Plant Operator III  Job Vacancy at Barrick Gold Corporation

Paste Plant Operator III  Job Vacancy at Barrick Gold Corporation

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Job Description

Position Description

North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit Paste Plant Operator III to join and grow their team. You will be expected to align to the Barrick DNA and to operate within our mining assets with our best people teams. You will contribute in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance with Mine Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures and ensure daily targets are met.


  • Performing all duties with a priority on all aspects of safety
  • Identifying/correcting hazards and reporting all findings to the Paste-fill foreman.
  • Identify and report issues associated with breakdown/preventative maintenance in a timely manner.
  • Ensure reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner. Include reporting of daily logs, shift notes and handover processes.
  • Monitoring / Operate paste quality to ensure product is within design specifications outlined in the stope fill notes.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the paste plant performance; to mix design criteria.
  • Manage the QA/QC testing regime to ensure quality product delivered and results released as required.
  • Documenting relevant data on the shift reports and maintain shift diaries with up-to-date information;
  • Work through and assist the maintenance team as required.
  • Undertake daily checks and cleaning of equipment and advise of abnormalities in equipment.
  • Communicate directly with Supervisor to ensure that they are fully versed with problems or critical issues that may impact on the operation of the plant and report all electrical and mechanical faults and breakdowns
  • Liaise with underground supervisors, and workforce to ensure correct placement of paste fill product in correct location
  • Liaise with process plant to ensure adequate supplies of raw materials available from filtered cake shade.
  • Liaise with Fixed Plant Engineering to ensure plant availability
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Responsible for shift handover at area of responsibility.

Qualification Requirements

  • Any undergraduate Degree/Diploma or Certificate Qualification.

Experience And Competencies Needed

  • Current and valid driver’s licence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite of Programs.
  • Willing to work effectively in a team environment; and
  • A strong commitment to workplace safety and culture of continuous improvement.
  • Experience in dealing with multicultural environment.

About Us

Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.

The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX. Learn more at or follow us on LinkedIn .


The North Mara gold mine is located in north-west Tanzania in the Tarime district of the Mara region. It is around 100 kilometres east of Lake Victoria and 20 kilometres south of the Kenyan border.

North Mara started commercial production in 2002. The mine is a combined open pit and underground operation from two deposits, Gokona (underground) and Nyabirama (open pit). The process plant has the capacity to process an average of 8,000 tonnes of ore per day.

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