Graduate Trainee


B2Gold is recruiting a Graduate Trainee, to be based in Otjiwarongo, Namibia.
  • Electrician Graduates undergo training in the various areas that make up B2Gold Otjikoto Mine’s Electrical Maintenance services to acquire skills that will develop the incumbent into a competent Electrician
  • (24 Months Fixed Term Contract)
  • Electrical Maintenance:
  • Assist the Electrical Supervisor in carrying out electrical maintenance activities mine-wide
  • Interpret electrical drawings/schematics during fault-finding or maintenance activities
  • Understand the use of various test instruments and special tools
  • Comply with all maintenance procedures, engineering standards and SOPs
  • Assist electrical supervisor to carry out statutory tests and inspections
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks outside this role’s function when necessary, as instructed by the Supervisor /Management
  • Safety, Health and Environment:
  • Ensure compliance with all B2Gold Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Comply with the Namibian Mining Act (Labour Act, Ordinance, Minerals Act, and Explosives Act) and Regulation clauses applicable to the work area
  • Actively participate in safety and/or toolbox meetings and conduct a monthly safety inspection of the work area based on the schedule set by Management
  • Minimum Grade 12 / N3 with 4 relevant technical subjects & a Trade Diploma – Electrician, not older than 18 months from date of qualification
  • Ability to learn and adapt to environments faster
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • A valid B driver’s licence
  • Able to work after hours and weekends when necessary
  • Women and persons from marginalised communities are encouraged to apply
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus a comprehensive group benefits package for employee and their dependents
  • B2Gold requires employees to be fully vaccinated (and maintain fully vaccinated status), subject to applicable human-rights related exemptions and availability in candidate's home country
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