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Job Vacancy: Fitter
Company: Shanta Mining Company Limited

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to Workshop Supervisor

Provide technical maintenance services on various mechanical infrastructure systems and execute mechanical related projects to maintain equipments to the required performance, precisely fit out of gearboxes, pumps and valves balancing and testing; assembly of mining equipment plus associated components and general fitting.


  • The following are accountabilities and authorities for this role:
  • Ensure sufficient task analyses are completed to always carry work out safely.
  • Preventive Maintenance: Performs various mechanical infrastructure systems inspections as assigned, these are daily, weekly, monthly inspections to increase equipment availability, Effective and efficient inspection on each item is required for effectively maintenance planning.
  • Corrective Maintenance: Repair, replace or modify various mechanical parts to minimize equipments downtime.
  • Repairing, maintenance and installation activities on infrastructure such as, pumps and associated dewatering infrastructure, primary axial ventilation fans, ladder ways, vehicle wash-down bays, monorails and associated lifting devices etc.
  • Inspect, analyze and record critical mechanical information during the process of undertaking mechanical refurbishment work; this critical information would include the interpretations of wear and tear, mechanical damage to Gears, Shafts, Housing etc. recording of end floats, preloads, gear train, backlashes, tooth contacts and other at the start arid completion of every refurbishment. .
  • Execute various mechanical related projects to the required quality and standards, these include but not limited to Fabrication and erect iron steel structure buildings, water systems upgrade, sewage systems upgrade, fire systems upgrade, new shed construction, roof steel structure installation, weld (vulcanize) various sizes of poly pipes and HDPE pipes.
  • Accountable for installation of new equipments. Studying plans, drawings, specifications, and work orders to determine work requirement and sequence of repairs and or installations. Ensure the best quality of work is delivered within the safe working standards and regulations set. 
  • Accountable for welding, painting, greasing and fitting infrastructure.



  • FTC or Trade Test qualified grade I, II, or III - Mechanical or Diesel Fitting Trade Certificate


  • Minimum 5 years experience including general machining
  • Have extensive experience in a similar role in the Open / Underground Mining Industry
  • Experience in the maintenance of infrastructure the mining site
  • Extensive knowledge of underground mobile mining equipment and underground fixed plant
  • Previous experience reliability engineering and maintenance planning .
  • Maintenance, construction and modification 'experience

Must have knowledge of:

  • Knowledge in project rnanagement and continuous improvement tools and systems
  • Knowledge of Mines Safety and Inspection Act, Regulations and relevant Standards
  • A sound knowledge of gearboxes, pumps, valves, mining equipment.

How To Apply:

Applicants are invited to submit their resume and certificates (indicating the position title in the subject) to Administration & Corporate Affairs Manager, Shanta mining Company Ltd, Email; recruitment@shantamining.co.tz

Deadline: 15th January 2016
Details Source: The Guardian 8th January 2016



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