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Bulyanhulu Gold Mine / Barrick, Tribologist



Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Tribologist 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 the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the Engineering department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures.

Reporting to: Foreman – Engineering

Duration: Permanent


  • Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings
  • Wear the appropriate PPE for the task at hand;
  • Assist and conduct incident/accident investigations;
  • Comply with Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Comply with chemical management standard operating procedure BUL-ENV-FOR-0003.
  • Comply with tools validation/calibration as per OEM recommendation
  • Adhere to laboratory standard operation procedure and guidelines
  • Conduct metals test and analysis of results for fresh and used oils
  • Conduct viscosity test and analysis of results for fresh and used oils
  • Conduct particle count test and analysis of results for fresh and used oil as per ISO 4406 Standard
  • Conduct flash point test and analysis of results for diesel new batches
  • Conduct dissolve gasses test and analysis of results for transformer oil
  • Conduct dielectric strength test and analysis of results for transformer oil
  • Ensure report for analysis of results shared with maintenance team before machine is in for PM Service.
  • Conduct any other tasks assigned by Foreman Asset Reliability

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                             

Ordinary level certificate – Form IV

Laboratory Technology – (FTC, Diploma)


Must have a minimum of 3-5 Years’ experience in Oil Analysis as Chemist/ laboratory Technician


  • Excellent communication in English ,both writing  and verbal
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment 
  • Mine health &Safety Act awareness
  • Must have good understanding of Basic Computer Skills


  • 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 “TRIBOLOGIST “ in the subject of your email

Send your application via e-mail to:  bulyrecruitment@barrick.com

If you are not contacted by Barrick – Bulyanhulu 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  2rd  September  2021

BEWARE OF CONMEN! BGML 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

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