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Barrick Gold Corporation




Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit a Geology 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/her team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the mining 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: Senior Geology Production Technician

Duration: Permanent


  • Follow all documented Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures, and ensure a safe working environment; every person goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Ensure Ore drive backsight, face marking, and sampling are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure underground truck operators acknowledge to Dispatcher the correct underground stockpile dumping location of each truck load all the time to avoid ore loss/dilution
  • Ensure the drill core samples are collected in accordance with the SOP including recording of all required information and routine quality assurance and quality control practices good sample dispatch and reconciliation
  • Ensure samples are taken/prepared to the highest standard prior to dispatch for analysis (avoid contamination, mixing and missing samples).
  • Ensure the timely delivery of accurate geological data, knowledge, reports, and documents, including underground daily and weekly reports.
  • Contribute to the appropriate business outcomes by ensuring the timely delivery of accurate geological data, good sample quality’ Good core recovery (reporting all irregularities to the management) Proper data entry and filing system
  • Maintain equipment, vehicles, and facilities
  • Deliver timely peer and management feedback
  • Perform any other duties (Brownfield – Surface drilling tasks) as reasonably requested by the Senior Geology Production Technician or Underground Mine Geologist as may be required.
  • Continually improvement
  • Delivery of results

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                                            

  • Degree or Diploma in Mining Geology from the recognized Institution or equivalent
  • Competent driver with a valid Tanzanian driving License


  • Two (2) years of experience working in the mining industry, working in underground mining will be added as an advantage.


  • Microsoft Office – excel, word, access, etc.
  • Geological underground face mapping, sampling, and ore tracking
  • The completed site and mining driving training (theory & practical)
  • Site induction, mine induction, and JSA for duties.



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 www.barrick.com or follow us on LinkedIn.


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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