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Maintenance Millwright at Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine

Maintenance Millwright at Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine –


North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit four (4) Maintenance Millwright to join Water Treatment team. The successful candidates for this position will play an important role as a full-time position, responsible for installing, inspecting, adjusting and repairing equipment while following safety rules and regulations. You will be required to maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to production needs and equipment failures. You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety, while performing your duties. The position will report to the First Line Leader-Water Treatment Plant .This is a permanent role, with the work roster being seven (7) days day shift, seven (7) days night shift and seven (7) days off shift.


  • Ensure team member in the plant adhere to safety regulations and use the correct PPE
  • Able to monitor plant performance from SCADA
  • Report all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) issues via an incident report
  • Perform task risk assessments
  • Ensure the plant operates within acceptable limits and deviations are reported
  • Operate the plant according to company operation policies and SOPs
  • Adhere to isolation and lock out permits procedures
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances
  • Maintaining a clean and environmentally safe work area, apply 5S principle
  • Report any safety and equipment defects immediately to the SPC or supervisor
  • Trouble shoot process control problems and solve operation problems with assistance from the shift leader in the Control Room
  • Install, overhaul, repair and maintain equipment and machinery in the plant
  • Disassemble and reassemble equipment and machinery for repair
  • Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and blueprints to determine work procedure
  • Work with a range of hand tools including measuring tools and welding
  • Perform mechanical and electrical works and at least a basic knowledge of electronics, pneumatic and welding skills.
  • Troubleshoot and fix faults / find solutions for both mechanical and electrical equipment and machinery
  • Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs
  • Repair and lubricate machines and equipment
  • Reading diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures
  • Installing stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment according to layout plans using hand and power tools
  • Inspect and examine plant machinery and equipment to detect irregularities and malfunctions
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Ensuring operating safety devices function properly on completion of repairs, modifications and installations
  • Communicate regularly with control room / Shift Supervisor for status of plant
  • Proactively identifying and acting on plant performance deviation
  • Clean equipment, using scrapers, wire brushes, and cleaning solvents.


Qualification Requirements:

  • Technical/ Vocational School, Apprenticeship training, on-the-job training
  • (FTC, VETA, IMTT Trade Test or its Equivalent)


Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 Years relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of safety standards of equipment
  • Experience using PLC’s is an asset

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

  • Analytical skills, able to think logically and clearly; Strong attention to detail
  • Complex problem solving skills.
  • Check the plant for any defects – both maintenance and whatever process required
  • Trouble shoot process control problems and solve operation problems with assistance from the shift leader in the Control Room
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Operate a variety of tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Perform safety inspections and identify safety hazards.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, work standing or in a crouched position for long periods
  • Possession of Valid driving license
  • Ensure defective machinery & utilization of standby equipment are reported to the Shift Supervisor
  • Identify and suggest optimizations opportunities



  • 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 (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to: [email protected]   

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

Please forward applications before 4th November 2020.


BEWARE OF CONMEN! NMGML 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 Compliance Hotline, by calling +1-877-246-5399 or through

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