Supervisor, Boilermaker

First Quantum Minerals

Job Description

Overall Job Purpose:

The position exists for a fabrication Supervisor at the fabrication workshop, Central Workshops FQM Trident. Will also cover all areas of the site when and where necessary.

Specific Job Responsibilities

The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;

  • To delegate daily job to the work force.
  • To ensure safety, quality and production is maintained at all times in the work area.
  • To keep accurate work and time keeping records. Fill in and maintain log books so that all statuary compliances are met.
  • To managed stock levels (gas and materials).
  • Ordering of materials and consumables to maintain production.
  • Aid with skills improvement.
  • Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the coordinator.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Have a knowledge of weld standards (AWS D1.1/AWS D14.3/AS-NZS 1554 Pt 1) and relevant acceptance criteria
  • Have a good knowledge in multiple weld processes SMAW (MMA), GMAW (MIG/MAG), TIGW (TIG).
  • Be able to understand and read Engineering and Fabrication drawings.
  • Have a high level of fabrication Skills.
  • Be able to produce fabrication drawings for the shop floor.
  • Be able to use fabrication equipment ie. Guillotine, break press, All forms of cutting and gouging.
  • Have a knowledge of lifting and rigging.
  • Be aware of all safety rule and regulations.
  • An understanding of NDT processes.

Key Job Attributes

  • A good and fare man manager.
  • Be strong and good listener.
  • Good communicator.
  • Good problem solver.
  • Adaptable to company requirements.

Experience Required To Perform In This Job

  • Min 3 years as a supervisor.
  • Min of 5 years as a boiler maker.


  • G12 Certificate.
  • Craft Certificate or Equivalent.
  • Have held welder codings.

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