Monday, January 19, 2015

Light Vehicle Mechanics

Acacia Mining seeks to appoint a dedicated, self motivated and highly organized Light Vehicle Mechanics for its Buzwagi Gold Mine. Below are the details for the openings

Reporting Line: Light Vehicle First Line Leader
Rotational Status: 6 days on  - 1 day off
Location: Buzwagi Gold Mine; Kahama District - Shinyanga Region


  • Listen to engines, fit and operate special test equipment, and test drive vehicles
  • Repair or replace worn or faulty parts by removing assemblies such as engines, transmissions, differentials or steering gear; dismantling them and checking parts, referring to manuals as necessary
  • Reassemble, test, clean and adjust repaired or replaced parts or assemblies, using various instruments to make sure they are working properly and putting them back into the vehicle
  • Tune engines using special electronic equipment and make fine adjustments for smoother running
  • Carry out minor body repairs and minor trim repairs
  • Diagnose, Test and repair electrical systems such as lighting, instrumentation, ignition and electronic fuel injection
  • To diagnose faults and do necessary repairs safely and properly.
  • To control and log service intervals properly
  • To properly control and record all findings and spares used on job cards
  • To interact with drivers as to vehicle's mechanical condition and road worthiness
  • To give constant feedback regarding condition, services and repairs to LV First Line Leader
  • Maintain a safe, clean and healthy working environment
  • Report to LV First Line Leader any irregularities that may be found during execution of your duties
  • Comply with all Acacia policies and procedures at all times

Motor Vehicle Mechanics qualifications from a recognised institution.


  • Minimum of 4 years experience as a vehicle mechanic
  • Experienced in the servicing and repairs of all light vehicles, competent in carrying out preventative maintenance and also be competent in the repairs of gearboxes, differentials, engines, brake systems and suspensions
  • Valid Tanzanian driving license
  • Clear and effective communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Must be willing to contribute towards building a safe and healthy working environment
  • Performance Orientation, Strong Influencing Skills, High level of interpersonal skills
  • These positions will attract a competitive salary package, which with include excellent benefits

These position will attract a competitive salary package which will include excellent benefits

How To Apply
Applicants are invited to submit their Resumes (indicating the position title in the subject heading) via e-mail through to

Acacia Mining has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. If you are not contacted by Acacia Mining 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

African Barrick Gold is an Equal opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management.

Please forward your applications before 23rd January 2015

Details Source: Daily News, 16th January 2015