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15 Sep 2022

Permanent Vacancy for Boilermaker Wanted Urgently

UPP – Posted by Jobdesk24 Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Vacancy for Boilermaker Wanted Urgently

Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Type/Category: Permanent

Employer: UPP

 Job Title: Boilermaker

Job Salary: Market Related

Closing Date: 13 Oct 2022


Full Description:

Our client is currently looking for Boilermaker to join the team.


  • To determine project requirements, such as scope, assembly sequences, or required methods or materials, using blueprints, drawings, or written or verbal instructions
  • To review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements and types of material to be used
  • To lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, or rulers
  • Fasten seams or joints together with welds, bolts, cement, rivets, solder, caulks, metal drive clips, or bonds to assemble components into products or to repair metal items
  • Welding and cutting of all types of metal components out of all kinds of metal materials (I.e., mild steel, stainless steel, galvanised steel)
  • To trim, file, grind, deburr, buff, or smooth surfaces, seams, or joints of assembled parts, using hand tools or portable power tools
  • To fabricate parts or components out of sheet metal (heavy & light duty steel)
  • Shape metal material over anvils, blocks, or other forms, using hand tools and bending and cutting machines
  • Repair or alter all metal parts in the factory, using welding machines, shears, hammers, punches, or drills
  • Install assemblies, such as flashing, pipes, tubes, heating and air conditioning ducts, furnace casings, rain gutters, or downspouts in supportive frameworks
  • To conduct maintenance / mechanical tasks during shutdown periods
  • Checking and ordering of all raw materials required for the metal department
  • Hire, train, or supervise new employees or apprentices
  • To ensure that workmanship is of a high calibre preventing rework and unnecessary downtime
  • Continuous inspection of all structural steel around and inside the plant/premises
  • To maintain equipment, making repairs or modifications when necessary
  • All Metal and Mechanical installation work that is undertaken must meet accepted structural standards and to always comply with the OHS Act
  • To maintain and update legislated registers as required by law i.e. Portable Electrical Equipment, ladders etc.
  • To complete required documentation of repairs and service information as well as job cards
  • Responsible for good housekeeping and safe working environment in metal workshop
  • Identification and reporting of potential risks or issues concerning machines, equipment or personnel that could cause financial or operational damage
  • Responsible for the integrity of all metal guards used on all machines and equipment
  • Assisting with ad hoc tasks and enquiries if and when required

Key Requirements:

  • Must have minimum of 5 years related working experience in boiler making and welding work in a Manufacturing domain
  • Must have 8 plus years solid working experience in boiler making or sheet metal working
  • Must be able to read drawings, do pattern development using triangulation and radial line geometry
  • Must have sound knowledge on working with structural steel, IPE beams, channel iron, floor plates (heavy & light duty steel)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Oxy Acetylene gas (gas weld, braising and silver solder)
  • Work with MIG and TIG welding machines (mild steel and stainless steel)
  • Work with ARC welding m/c and plates from 1mm to 30mm
  • Ability to work with grinders and sanding machines to a smooth finish
  • Must have ability to work under pressure and to maintain required standards
  • The candidate will be expected to assist with breakdowns and call outs after hours when required
  • Must have ability to perform a variety of tasks simultaneously

Vacancy for Boilermaker Wanted Urgently

Vacancy for Boilermaker Wanted Urgently


Job expires in 67 days.

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