Artisan, Boilermaker


Purpose of the role:

  • To install and maintain planned and unplanned plant equipment. The incumbent will perform maintenance activities in a safe and effective manner with the aim of delivering results that meet quality standards and company expectations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;
  • Structural repairs and alterations.
  • General fabrication
  • Full welding skills
  • Use oxy and Acetylene cutting torches.
  • Able to read and work from schematic drawings.
  • Inspections of components to determine reliability.
  • Assist in maintaining the availability of the fleet through effective preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Take reasonable precautions as stipulated to minimize hazards to other personnel and equipment during the course of the work
  • Provide feedback to the management on issues identified, progress of jobs and planned work.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor

Job Specific Competences

  • Have a sound knowledge of metal types.
  • Have a sound knowledge of welding processes and electrodes and welding wire.
  • Able to interrupt complex Fabrication drawings
  • Have a sound knowledge of how to handle equipment and materials.
  • Experience with heavy fabrication
  • Fixed and Mobile plant experience
  • The welding of aluminum and cast iron
  • Oxy lancing
  • Air arc gouging
  • Welding with gas and gasless welding wires

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • A minimum of a Craft certificate in Metal Fabrication. Higher qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Must be a current member of EIZ.
  • 3 years’ experience in the mining industry in a similar role

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