Artisan, Boiler Maker


At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Overall Job Purpose:

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

Specific Job Responsibilities:

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 a 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 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 knowledge of material handling.

Key Job Attributes:

Be a TEAM player.
Problem Solving
Able to take instructions.
A good listener and 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 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.

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