Winder Fitter Technician at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Barrick-Bulyanhulu Gold Mine Ltd

Fitter Qualified

Shinyanga, Tanzania, United Republic of
Job Description

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Winder Fitter Technician to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align with 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 with BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies, and Procedures.

Reporting to: Shaft Mechanical Supervisor
Duration: Permanent


  • Ensure safe and effective operation of the shaft winder for the haulage of ore, persons, and materials during a shift.
  • Undertaking maintenance, fault finding and repairs of winders.
  • Inspecting gauging and measuring work pieces to ensure that surfaces and dimensions meet specifications.
  • Monitoring machine operations to determine whether adjustments are necessary; stop machines when problems occur before they become unsafe.
  • Complete daily inspection checklists for tools, equipment, and work areas.
  • Report problems and make recommendations to Supervisors.
  • Conduct fitting work which supports maintenance, diagnostics, repairs, and installations of mechanical equipment per work orders and breakdown work orders.
  • Consider direct environment risks.
  • Conduct risk assessment in own area of work and within span of control.
  • Know and exercise the basic principles of safety and mining.
  • Comply with safety, health, and environmental standards.
  • Identify and report unsafe and hazardous situations in work area.
  • Take care of your own safety and the safety of fellow employees.
  • Comply with Quality standards and deliver in a manner that support and meet operational quality standards.
  • 100% Compliance to Standard Operating Procedures for safe work daily –Isolation, Lockout, confined space, working at height, lifting & rigging
  • Ensure parts and components are selected and replaced as required in accordance with specification and work plan
  • Competent in the use/operation of all required power tools and hand tools, inspected and maintained daily
  • 100% Compliance to Equipment Preventive Maintenance Schedule & work carried out accordingly daily
  • Ensure correct size, type and quantity of materials/components are determined, obtained, and inspected for compliance with the job specifications
  • Complete timeously, all logbook and WED logbooks as required by your supervisor
  • Complete job cards and inform your supervisor of any deviation on the job card in writing on the job card
  • Assist when required to maintain other system on the mine as instructed by your supervisor


  • Diploma/FTC/ Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Secondary certificate
  • Valid driving license
  • Hydraulic system certificate is an added advantage


  • At least 3- years’ experience as a Winder Fitter
  • At least 3-years’ experience on Industrial Mechanical Fitter

Skills and Knowledge

  • Communication skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge on Ammonia Plant, Ventilation exhausting Fans, rock breakers, conveyor belts and other Shaft equipment’s is an added advantage.

Job Info
Job Identification 225632
Posting Date 08/14/2023, 04:07 PM
Apply Before 08/27/2023, 04:07 PM
Degree Level High School Graduate
Job Schedule Full time
Locations Kahama Shinyanga, Kahama, Shinyanga, P.O. Box 891, TZ

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.

About the Team

Bulyanhulu is situated in north-west Tanzania, in the Kahama district of the Shinyanga region, approximately 55 kilometres south of Lake Victoria and 150 kilometres southwest of the city of Mwanza.

Bulyanhulu is a narrow-vein gold mine containing gold, silver and copper mineralisation in sulphides. The mineralisation of Bulyanhulu is associated with a number of steeply-dipping veins. Bulyanhulu commenced commercial production in 2001.

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