Artisan Boilermaker Smelter - Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, Limpopo

  • Limpopo
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited on Friday, July 12, 2019
  • Reference: 1581300
  • Apply before Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out routine maintenance tasks in the smelter on all installed mechanical equipment, e.g. pumps and pipelines, conveyors and their structures, fans and ducting, valves dampers, overhead cranes, lifting tackle , Furnaces
  • Maintenance to structural steel, floor grating, kick plates, handrails in the plant area.
  • Involvement in small projects to improve equipment reliability
  • Cutting material using straight-line cutter, guillotine, cutting torch and other workshop machines.
  • Ensuring adherence to SHEQ standards.
  • Must be able to do standby
  • Carry out housekeeping duties in the smelter area.
  • Carry out hazard identification and risk assessments on all performed tasks
  • Carrying out all legal inspections.

Required Skills

  • boilermaker : 2 to 3 years

Candidate Requirements

Intrinsic Qualities:

  • Good working knowledge of the maintenance practice.
  • Must have a good understanding of the Palabora Integrated HSEQ system, especially HIRAs and Isolation Procedures.
  • Good leadership qualities and good communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter requiring minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to identify potential hazards related to job and take action to perform all work within the framework of safe work practices provided.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, do developments
  • Must be adaptable to change
  • Must be able to work within a team.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified Boilermaker
  • Code 08 driver’s license.
  • Be a holder of a valid first aid certificate or able to obtain one.
  • Computer literacy will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of Three years’ experience in maintaining heavy industrial equipment and structures
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About Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Palabora Mining Company Ltd,is a copper mine that also operates a smelter and refinery complex based in the town of Phalaborwa, in South Africa's Limpopo Province. The mine owes its origins to a unique rock formation in the region known as the Palabora Igneous Complex.

Palabora has been operational since its incorporation in 1956 and is the country's major producer of refined copper, producing approximately 45 000 tonnages of copper per annum. Palabora Copper is South Africa's sole producer of refined copper, which it supplies mainly to the local market and export the balance. Whilst copper forms the base-load of its business, Palabora also mines and exports other by-products such as Magnetite, Vermiculite Sulphuric acid, anode slimes and nickel sulphate.

More than a mine
Located directly adjacent to the world-renowned eco-tourism attraction, the Kruger National Park, Palabora coordinates several onsite wildlife management and cultural heritage programmes as part of its ongoing sustainability drive. The company also collaborates closely with various communities in the Ba-Phalaborwa district to boost economic development and alleviate poverty.