Nafasi ya kazi :- Geological Assistant at Barrick July, 2024


Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Geological Assistant 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.


  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and Barrick health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Report all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) issues via an incident report.
  • Ensuring that safety and environmental rules and programs are strictly adhered to.
  • Perform task risk assessments (JHA, FLRA).
  • Assist with any other accident investigation when required.
  • Commitment to identification, notification and/or rectification of all unsafe acts, situations, and hazards within the workplace
  • Maintain sampling at a high standards and ongoing basis operate field equipment.
  • Ensuring the drill samples are collected in accordance with the SOP including recording of all required information and routine quality assurance and quality control practices.
  • Sort, store, and retrieve pulp and coarse rejects samples.
  • Report oil and diesel spills and leaking equipment.
  • Carry out mark out to the required standard for mining.
  • Perform ore spotting in pit and at ROM pad.
  • Assist with and participate in training programs for the development of all Geological Assistants
  • Control and maintain the daily blending strategy and direct and record ore trucks onto appropriate stockpile.
  • Accurate recording of daily production.
  • Update of mining faces on dig plans.
  • Mark out / label stockpiles as well updating faces on map.

Qualification requirements

  • Certificate of secondary education examination.
  • Driver’s license and pit/mine driving permit

Experience and competencies needed.

  • Familiar with the mining environment and its associated hazards
  • Actively recognizes and manages hazards in their working environment.
  • Able to drive a light vehicle according to LV standard operating procedure.
  • Able to learn rapidly from attempts, building positive experience.

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.