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Winder Electrician at Barrick/ Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Winder Electrician 



Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Winder Electrician to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the Engineering and Services department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures.

Reporting to: Electrical Foreman

Work Schedule: 7 Days Day Shift / 7 Days Night Shift / 7 Days Off

Duration: Permanent



  • Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings
  • Comply with Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Install and maintain of all winders and shaft equipment to reduce unplanned maintenance and optimize availability.
  • Overhaul electrical equipment in accordance with set company policies and procedures
  • Complete required testing and safety checks on winders and shaft equipment.
  • Attend to breakdowns and complete necessary fault finding.
  • Carry out defined and necessary checks on winders and shaft equipment.
  • Ensure total adherence to all safety, health and environmental procedures and guidelines as well as all other company policies and procedures.
  • Complete modifications to winders and shaft equipment in accordance with specified instructions.
  • Under the direction of the supervisor, provide appropriate on-the-job training and coaching to less experience personnel.
  • Implementation and execution of all tasks and instructions as instructed by superiors
  • Able to do Installation & commissioning of new equipment as per Company Standard Operating Procedures- Risk Assessment, Procedure, Training, Competency Assessment
  • Knowledge of operating and switching for 6.6KV  to 600v/525v
  • Install and maintain of all electrical equipment to reduce unplanned maintenance and optimize availability.
  • Overhaul electrical equipment in accordance with set company policies and procedures


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                              


  • FTC certificate or Trade certificate in Electrical from a recognized training institution.
  • High voltage certificate
  • Ordinary Level Certificate
  • Valid Tanzania Driving Licence




  • 5 Years’ experience as Winder Electrician in mining or related industry. Underground mining experience is added as an advantage
  • 1-year experience in high voltage and control system
  • PLC knowledge is added advantage




  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent Knowledge of Winder Drives, Safety Circuit system and Troubleshooting.
  • Thoroughly knowledge of winder operation and reticulation drawings, shaft operation and reticulation drawings, rock breaker operation and load out operation.
  • Computer literate in the Microsoft Package Applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • Communication, Fluent in written and verbal in English & Swahili




  • 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, careful read application guidelines

Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME

Copy of secondary school certificate and college certificate

Indicating the role title “WINDER ELECTRICIAN” in the subject of your email

Send your application via e-mail to:  [email protected]

If you are not contacted by Barrick- Bulyanhulu 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 26th December 2020

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