Light Vehicle Mechanics Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Mara, Tanzania
23rd June 2024

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit Light Vehicle Mechanics to join and grow our 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.


  • Ensure safe work practices, i.e. attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Follow all maintenance procedures and ensure the completion of mechanical activities according to standard without causing any further damage to any component / system / equipment.
  • Ensure equipment isolation, adhere to working at height and confined space standards/ procedures, and conduct pre-start checks/ inspections.
  • Carry out mechanical repair and preventative maintenance to maintain Plant &Light Vehicle equipment in a safe and efficient manner to achieve production and cost targets.
  •  Carry out troubleshooting, fault finding and corrective maintenance in order to solve unplanned equipment unavailability events.
  • Ensure that maintenance practices result in maximum equipment availability.
  •  Utilize work instructions to determine job requirements, including job sheets, quality and quantity of materials/ resources etc.
  • Perform PM inspection according to the maintenance requirements and ensure preventive maintenance compliance.
  • Conduct Mobile and Plant equipment upgrades/ modification as required.
  •  Removal of pump components & replacement.
  •  Provide accurate and timely feedback to the Light vehicle Supervisor on conditions that may affect functionality of equipment.
  • Ensure Light vehicle Supervisor and all stakeholders are kept informed of equipment availability status.
  •  Identification of mechanical equipment and resources, and selection and inspection of tools/ equipment.
  •  Follow up of outstanding maintenance/ repairs.
  • Actively participate in training activities to gain new skills and develop full potential.
  •  Under the direction of the Light vehicle Supervisor, provide appropriate on-the-job training and perform daily tire shop activities such changing tires on vehicles.
  • Stripping and assembling of LV’s tires Surface 
  •  Operating of tire handler and tire service truck as a tool for tire change activities
  •  Keeping tire shop neat and tidy.
  • Prepare and ensure spare matching tires are available at the workshop ready to be used once breakdown happen etc.
  •  Performing PM inspection according to the maintenance requirements
  • Work order, job specification and resources identification and inspection compliance.
  • coaching to less experience personnel.

Qualification requirements

  • Secondary Education.
  • Diesel Mechanics Trade Certification/ Full Technician’s Certificate/ VETA Grade one.
  • Must have valid Tanzania driving license class D, Class F will be an added advantage.
  • Technical/ Vocational School, Apprenticeship training, on-the-job training (FTC, VETA, IMTT Trade Test or its Equivalent).

Experience and Competencies needed.

  • 2-3 years in a Maintenance role responsible for Diesel Mechanics
  • Experience in mining industry is essential. 
  • Familiar with LVs workshop activities
  • Knowledge of mechanics, and tires
  • Experience on light vehicles fault finding, gear box and engine overhaul..
  • Ability to provide vehicle maintenance and technical support services without supervision.
  • Strength and physical stamina.
  • Time management and planning skills.
  • Analytical skills, able to think logically and clearly, Strong attention to detail.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • 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.
  • Possession of good vision and be able to identify different color and symbols.

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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