Graduate Process Engineer Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Mara, Tanzania
23rd June 2024

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Graduate Process Engineer to join and grow our Plant Engineering Maintenance team.

Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick's core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick's DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity.
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach.
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose.
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy.
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable.
  • Committing to Zero Harm.
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships.

If you're ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Responsibilities (To be read in conjunction with Global Industry Standard of Tailings Management (GISTM)
  • Ensures compliance to All Barrick’s policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates all efforts through the Accountable Executive for an aligned approach to tailings governance for the Operator.
  • Implementing the Tailing Management Standard (TMS) (Section 2.3).
  • Establishing the input from appropriate personnel, a budget for approval by the Accountable Executive or persons with delegated budget authority.
  • Establish a formal relationship with the EOR and Design Team to ensure that construction and operation meet the design intent and are compliant with legal requirements (Sections 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6).
  • Ensure surveillance is undertaken in accordance with design intent, performance objectives and the risk management plan (Section 2.4).
  • Ensure the development of the tailing’s facility closure plan, implementation of progressive reclamation as practicable during the Operations phase, and implementation of the closure plan at the end of the Operations phase (Section 3.7).
  • Maintain records related to design, construction, and OMS (Section 2.5).
  • Ensure inspections (e.g. dam safety inspections or DSRs) are completed (Section 2.6).
  • Review and update the OMS manual (Section 2.4).
  • Ensure that emergency response plans are developed, maintained, and tested, either as stand-alone plans or as components of sitewide emergency response plans directly related to tailings management (Section 2.7).
  • Implement measures to remedy variances from performance objectives or criteria (Section 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7).
  • Implement a program for reviewing tailings safety, including Independent Review (Section 2.6).
  • Identify when/where contemplated operational changes are a potential deviation from the design intent and engage the EOR or Design Team as part of the process to manage change (Sections 2.3, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7).
  • Participate in or provide input to community engagement activities related to tailings management (Section 2.2.5).
  • Review and update documentation on operation and design of dam.
  • Search for improved efficiency in the civil earthworks undertaken on the dam.
  • Monitor the results of the Vibrating Wire Piezometers installed on the dam.

Qualification requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mineral Process Engineering.
  • Strong understanding of soil structural characteristics and methods of testing compaction and consolidation.

Experience and competencies needed.

  • Minimum of One (1) year on job/training experience.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment. 
  • VETA Driving Certificate.
  • Possess a Valid Tanzanian driving license class B, C, D and E
  • Able to Drive Manual Transmission/Stick Shift Transmission.
  • Ability to consistently manage such a diversified portfolio in a high-pressure environment.
  • Highly professional conduct always and the ability to deal with a diverse client base.
  •  Significant base knowledge of all the areas depicted in the profile.
  •  Must be motivated individual with ability to operate with minimum supervision.
  • Performance orientated, strongly motivated and maintains a high work standard. Strong work ethic. Shows initiative. Adaptable to change management processes. Focused on continuous improvement.
  • Committed and engaged employees who are enthusiastic and passionate about Barrick and carry the company DNA.

What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The 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.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.

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