Artisan, Boilermaker

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

First Quantum Minerals

Vacancy title:

Artisan, Boilermaker

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

First Quantum Minerals

Deadline of this Job:

Thursday, February 29 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


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Job description:

Overall Job Purpose

The position exists an Artisan Boiler Maker for the Fabrication workshop at Central workshops KML.

Specific Job Responsibility

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

  • Fabrication of structural steel work and pipe work.
  • Weld using multiple processes to a high standard.
  • Be able to take Actuate measurements and fabricate from them.
  • Be able to operate Forklift truck safely.
  • Lift and move materials safely.
  • Operate Fabrication equipment – Break Press – Guillotine – Sheet metal rollers – profile cutters.
  • Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Be able to weld using SMAW (MMA) & GMAW (MIG MAG).
  • How to work safely and maintain good housekeeping.
  • Able to read fabrication drawings and their weld symbols.
  • Produce work in the allocated time slot.
  • How to develop out components & pipework from fabrication drawings.
  • Able to use Oxygen & Acetylene cutting, Plasma cutting and air arc gouging.
  • Have a knowledge of material handling.

Key Job Attributes

  • Be a TEAM player.
  • Problem Solving
  • Able to take instructions.
  • A good listener and a willingness to learn.
  • Open and honest and respect company property.
  • Think Safety and Quality.

Experience required to perform in this job

  • Minimum of 3 years welding and boiler making industry.
  • Hold relevant artisan certification in fabrication/welding


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • A Crafts certificate or its Equivalent;
  • Have a min of one weld coding in either SMAW (MMA) or GMAW in the 5G position in accordance with AWS D1.1, AWS D14.3 or AS/NZS 1554 part 1
  • Member of EIZ

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

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