Unique Personnel

Qualified Boilermaker

null, Gauteng, ZA

Company: Unique Personnel

Category: Construction and Extraction Occupations

Published on 2021-11-16T03:50:29.000000Z

Job Number

65533 Job Type FT Contract Job Title Qualified Boilermaker Computer Skills MS Office Industry Mining City Ekurhuleni (East Rand) Province Gauteng Job Description


Reports to Plant Manager


Boilermakers assemble, install, and repair equipment, vats, and other large vessels. Boilermakers align sections using plumb bobs, levels, wedges, and turnbuckles. They make sure the section edges fit properly and bolt or weld them together. They attach other necessary components, such as water tubes, valves, and gauges. Once equipment has been assembled, boilermakers test it for leaks and weak spots. In most areas, there are state and local laws setting standards that boilers must meet. Boilermakers regularly inspect and maintain equipment and update components to increase efficiency. They may have to take a piece of equipment apart to fix it. Sometimes they strengthen joints or use pieces of metal to patch weak spots. At other times they must replace a whole section of equipment. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, or turnbuckles.


To install equipment according to sound engineering practices and equipment specifications duties such as:

Installing, maintaining and repairingĀ of heavy mining equipment with a high wear frequency, to ensure that all equipment is safe and secure on pipes, structures, conveyers, chutes, screens, feeders, tanks, bins etc. within the boilermaker field of expertise. Install equipment when needed to ensure adherence and compliance to Health and Safety Act. To read and interpret drawings. High level of multitasking. Work overtime and do standby and be available for call outs should the need arise. To work with others and display a willingness to communicate openly with co-workers. Should also respect safety regulations and promote professionalism. Must demonstrate initiative and be motivated to succeed.

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