Boiler Maker

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Kabwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


Job Summary:

A boilermaker is a tradesperson who manufactures, installs, and maintains boilers, tanks, and closed vats. Boilers heat the liquid, usually water, that is used to generate electric power or provide heat to buildings, factories, or ships. Tanks and vats are storage containers that hold chemicals, oil, and other liquids.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Install premade boilers into manufacturing facilities and other buildings
Read and understand blueprints for the location, position, and dimension of boiler parts
Complete job works orders and other needed maintenance documentation
Organize and arrange pre-made boiler parts before assembly
Identify all of the necessary tools required for tasks
Assemble boiler tanks that often involves automatic or robotic welding
Use scrapers, cleaning solvents and wire brushed to clean vats
Inspect and perform tests on boiler systems to find any defects or leaks
Repair or replace parts such as valves, joints, or pipes, using welding equipment, hand tools, and gas torches.

Key Requirements:

Education and Work Experience

  • Grade 12 Certificate or GED required
  • Craft or technician Certificate in Boiler making.

Skills and Competencies 

  • Mechanical skills.
  • Unafraid of heights or confined spaces
  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Troubleshooting
  • Reading comprehension
  • Critical Thinking

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