Process Plant Operator III Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Mara, Tanzania
23rd June 2024

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Process Plant Operator III 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.


  • Operation of the specific circuit of the plant within the specified range of parameters based on metallurgical guidance.
  • Produce high quality work, safely and productively at all times.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot operating equipment.
  • Reporting equipment failures and abnormality for repair.
  • Hourly/shift samples collection and submission.
  • Reagent handling and mixing.
  • Operations of the Plant mobile equipment.
  • Adhere to both safety and environmental guidance.
  • Performing hourly readings of the plant valuables and analyzing them.
  • Conduct shifts handle over at the start and end of every shift accurately.
  • Positive participation on both unplanned and planned shutdown of the plant.
  • Participate on mill relining activities.
  • Assess possible hazards, recommend and initiate appropriate solutions.
  • Perform general housekeeping.
  • Participate in on-the-job and structured training, performance review and development activities as required to maintain skills and capacity to carry out the requirements of the position.

Qualification requirements

  • Form Four (IV) Secondary Education, Diploma in Mineral Processing will be added advantage. 
  • Full Technician or Trade Certificate (FTC) in Mineral Processing or equivalent will be added advantage.
  • Mines Health & Safety Act Awareness.

Experience and competencies needed.

  • 1- Year and above in Process operation experience in mineral processing.
  • 2 -Years – Process plant operation experience.
  • 2 -Years and above experience with chemical and reagent handling and mixing.
  • 2 –Years and above experience with Mobile equipment operations will be added advantage. 
  • 2-Years and above experience with TSF operations
  • 2-Years and above experience in Poly-welding.
  • Experience with comminution/ crushing and grinding circuit operation.
  • Experience with Heavy Media separation - Gravity/ Concentrator operation.
  • Experience with cyclone/ classification process operation.
  • Experience with Mill reline activities will be added advantage.
  • Experience with raw material/ stockpile operation.
  • Experience with communication and documentation management.
  • Experience with computer application and software skills – Excel.

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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