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8 months ago   Security & Safety   Mara   1K views Reference: 547
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North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit an Underground Safety & training Superintendent to join, our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and on a practical note will require to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical , technical and practical knowledge to safely and efficiently an underground mine. Tasks performed involve a broad of complex and non-routine activities along with coordination of resources to achieve goals.

The position will report to the UG Safety and Training Manager.


  • Develop competency and capability to ensure a skilled workforce is developed for underground roles. Identify training requirements, develop and schedule training needs, monitor and maintain training records for the underground workforce.
  • Development and implementation of safety systems, procedures, standards and initiatives in order to establish high operating and performance standards in the UG Mine.
  • Identify improvement opportunities in work processes to reduce risk exposures to personnel. Implement value adding initiatives through structured change management processes.
  • Ensure all site incidents, investments, workplace injuries and related documentation are managed and completed in line with existing standards and procedures.
  • Ensure site compliance to company and site standards, relevant local and national legislation.
  • Develop and implement site induction processes for Underground personnel and visitors.
  • Implement and manage underground work area inspection and task observation programs
  • Develop the knowledge, skills and abilities of employees and associated personnel in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Provide support and assistance to the site for the resolution of safety and environmental issues and champion the consistent promotion of organizational policies, procedures and objectives and comply with organization safety reporting standards.
  • Ensure compliance to leading indicators and execution of required leadership interaction with departments.
  • Continuously improve the safety and training culture of the site.
  • Ensure site associated personnel receive training and assessments that meet the competency requirements of North Mara systems.
  • Deliver compliance to training plan / schedules in collaboration with line management.
  • Deliver Underground Mining and Technical Training System
  • Co-ordinate and Deliver Mobile Equipment, Drilling and Blasting and any other skills training sessions in line with the North Mara underground training needs analysis for specific roles.
  • Facilitate the awareness of mining safe working procedure to all team in the Underground Mining Operation.
  • Complete on the job follow up and field assessments as per the Safety, Environmental, Quality and Training Management Plan.


  • Certificate IV or similar Qualification in Workplace Training & Assessment
  • Sound knowledge of technical area operations in Underground Mining.
  • Qualified to operate all equipment for which training is conducted
  • Formal Mines rescue Training


  • Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience in a mining operation
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in UG safety and training
  • 2 years’ experience in technical area of mining operations
  • Experience working in multi-cultural orientations


  • Sound knowledge of relevant Standard Operating Procedures
  • Knowledge of safety systems and Incident Investigation
  • Knowledge of Hazard Identification and Risk Management
  • Sound knowledge of Workplace Safety and Health
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • Proficient Computer skills – MS Office


  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • 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.


Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines

  • Rename your CV in this format CV - YOUR FULL NAME
  • Indicating the role title “ UG Safety and Training Superintendent ” in the subject of your email
  • Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]

If you are not contacted by Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 29th March, 2022.

BEWARE Of Fraudulent activities! NMGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our compliance Hotline, by calling Toll-Free Number +1-877-246-5399 or through www.barrickgold.ethispoint.com.

Company Description
We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.Barrick has gold and copper mining operations and projects in 13 countries in North and South America, Africa, Papua New Guinea and Saudi Arabia. Our diversified portfolio spans many of the worlds prolific gold districts and is focused on high-margin, long-life assets.The companys shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD, and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX.

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