Boilermaking Learnerships at Afrimat

Closing Date: 23 February 2018

Requirements for applicants: 

  • Candidate must have N2 in boilermaking
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must have a code 10 driver’s license

Skills & Attributes: 

  • Technically Inclined
  • Sound Communication Skills
  • Good Problem Solving Skills
  • Honest and Reliable
  • Adaptable to change

How To Apply

Please forward the following documents to to be considered:

Boiler Maker_Fitter_Mechanic and Electrician Learnerships

Optimum Coal Mine requires the services of hardworking. conscientious individuals to accelerate and develop their careers to become qualified artisans in the following areas:

  • Electrician (2017V_GERLOJ_0022)
  •  Auto Electrical (2017V_GERLOJ_0023)
  • Boilermaker / Plater / Welder (2017V_GERLOJ_0024)
  • Diesel Mechanic (2017V_GERLOJ_0025)
  • Fitter (2017V_GERLOJ_0026)


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  •  Applicants must be in possession of a full N3 qualification with math and science and relevant trade theory subjects
  •  Provincial license will be an added advantage


  • Applicants will be required to undergo pre-qualifying assessment testing as part of the recruitment process.
  • The successful candidate must be able to obtain a certificate of medical fitness.
  • The appointment will be made in line with Optimum Coals transformation commitments.

NB: All applications must b. accompanied by certified copies of relevant qualifications and ID to be considered. All applications must quote the relevant reference number as indicated above to be considered (one reference number pet CV).


Please forward your CV with certificates and with the relevant reference number to:

All applicants are thanked for their Interest. Applications which have not been responded to within 14 days of the closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful.


Boilermaker needed at SASOL (44661)


Closing Date: 12.05.2017
Business Unit: Sasol Synfuels, Welding Services
Location: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reports to: Boilermaker Foreman
Job Type: Permanent
Role Category: Process Implementation
Level of experience: 5 to 6 years trade related experience

NOTE: A practical test will form part of the interview and selection process.

Position summary:

General and pressure equipment boiler making maintenance and fabrication in the Retube workshop to enable production units to reach production targets.

Functional outputs:
Inspection and general fault finding on trade related tools, machinery and workshop equipment.
Maintenance and fabrication of mechanical and pressure equipment.
Manipulate, develop and orientate plate, pipe and other forms of materials to fabricate mechanical and pressure equipment.
Comply with safety standards and codes.
Identify unsafe acts and conditions and bring it to the attention of management.
Provide on the job training and coaching to team members.

Job requirements:

ALL requirements a MUST unless stated otherwise.

Qualifications required:
Matric / Grade 12 with math and science or N3 with math, science and business english.
Trade certificate (Formal apprentice ship).
Trade test as boilermaker.
Code 08 / EB driver’s license.

Job specific experience required:
5-6 years working experience as a qualified boilermaker after trade test.
Petrochemical plant and equipment. (Wish)
Pressure vessel fabrication will be an advantage. (Wish)
Maintenance / refurbishing / fabrication of pressure equipment.
Ability to read, interpret, compile a bill of material and fabricate from engineering drawings.
Ability to optimize material usage.
Working experience on heavy boiler making workshop tools and machinery.

Knowledge of types and grades of materials.
First line inspection of own work before supervisor and QC inspections.
Deliver high quality work and maintain high productivity.
Attention to detail.
Overhead crane license. (Wish)
Basic rigging up to 5 ton. (Wish)
Commitment and dedication to work.
Willing to train and develop self and the team.
Working on a two week shift roster.
Willing to work overtime as and when required.
Perform stand-by duties.
Knowledge of ISO 3834 / PER / SANS 347
Be safety conscious and orientated for self and the team.
Maintain good housekeeping principals.

Personal Attributes:

Good physical health.
Good interpersonal relations.
Good communication skills in English.
Able to do problem solving.
Collaborate within a team and other disciplines.
Self-starter with own initiative and motivation.
Ability to work under pressure.
Following procedures and instructions.
Attention to detail.
Pride in work.

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