Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Geita Gold Mine (GGM) Riggers and Crane Operators Jobs Vacancies in Mwanza, Tanzania

Job Title: Riggers and Crane Operators
Category: Engineering & Construction
Location: Mwanza, Tanzania

Summary: Geita Gold Mine (GGM)

This position may be a rotating shift or permanent day shift position. The rigger / crane operator will be part of a group that will be responsible for all rigging / crane operating activities in the Process Plant as well as outside as may be required by nature of tasks.
Be competent in operating cranes safely.
Align, level and anchor machinery.
Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving, using hand and power tools.
Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings and gin poles rooms, using bolts and clamps
Dismantle and store rigging equipment after use.
Fabricate, set up, and repair rigging, supporting structures, hoists and pulling gear.
Select gear such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and work schedules. Sign or verbally direct workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads, in order to ensure safety of workers and materials.
Test rigging to ensure safety and reliability.
Adhere to AngloGold Ashanti Health, Safety and
Environment Policies

Education & Qualification:
At least Ordinary Secondary School Education level
Qualified and Certified in Rigging / Crane Operation. Know and understand the type of sling and hitch used.
Be competent in the application of the type of hitches used.
Have a basic understanding of slings, rigging hardware and below-the-hook lifting devices (as applicable); their limitations, rigging practices, associated hazards and inspection requirements.
Know and understand load weight estimation, center of gravity, effect of angles on rigging components, load turning, knots/tag lines, chain hoist/come-a-long usage, winch and block usage, and basic hand signals, as applicable.

Experience Required:
2 years working experience as a rigger / crane operator in mining or related heavy industry such as cement, construction or similar.
The ideal candidates will be competent riggers / crane operators who can work with minimum supervision.

Other Requirements:
Good team player.
Good communicator Good safety record
Must have a good knowledge of spoken and written
Swahili and English
A class "E" Tanzanian Driving License

Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the positions will be short-listed and contacted for interviews.

P. o. BOX 532,

Deadline: 29/06/2012

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