Boilermaker Job

kraatz marine pty ltd - namibia

a year ago

Grade : C2
Department : KM Luderitz
Line Manager : Wendy Mae Von Schweinitz

Purpose of Position:

To safely and accurately plan, fabricate and install steel structures to the highest level of workmanship and quality in order to satisfy the needs and requirements of our company .

Qualifications/Key Requirements:

Grade 12, National Trade Certificate in Boilermaking.

3 years relevant experience in a fabrication environment .

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understand and interpret technical drawings.
  • Fabrication and Erection of structural Steel, Pipe & Tanks
  • Accurately plan and organize task execution in terms of standard operating procedures and in accordance with drawing specification, company specifications and supervisors instructions.
  • Determine, special tools, gasket materials and specific consumable requirements accurately in terms of type, quantity, grade and specific applications.
  • Request and receive materials from supervisor and verify correctness of received materials.
  • Accurately measure, mark out, prepare and cut materials in accordance with drawing specifications, company specifications and supervisors instructions.
  • Fabricate, assemble and install fit plates and pipes as per drawing and supervisor instruction, using appropriate assembly methods such as jigs, strong backs, back stoppers, clamps, wedges, tack-welds
  • Inspect work piece for dimensional accuracy, required quality standard, task correctness and present to supervisor for verification.
  • Perform all required gas cutting, tacking and safe handling and lifting during fabrication process.
  • Demonstrate proper and safe use of hand tools, equipment and machinery, report all non-conformities to supervisor.
  • Ensure correct weld preparation as per drawing and weld procedure specification is done
  • Make sure all care is taken in prevention of distortion during welding.
  • Understanding radius corners weld intersections
  • Nozzle selection
  • Cutting pressure settings
  • Line cutting free hand
  • Line cutting using hand held guide
  • Using straight line cutter
  • Washing of frames (M&O Specific)
  • Bevel cutting
  • Grinding frames & bevels (M&O Specific)
  • Pre-Heating
  • Tack welding and basic welding
  • Operating guillotine, press brake, rollers
  • Setting up jigs
  • Plate/ Pipe Development


Personal credibility / Ethics

Pro-active thinking

Learning ability/continuous learning

Stress tolerance/resilience


Problem solving skills

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Applicants meeting our requirements are invited to apply. O&L Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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