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Boilermaker Shift Worker - South32, Wessels Mine

Date: 16-Sep-2022

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.


  • The purpose of the role is to be responsible for timely repair and maintenance of plant and mobile equipment to ensure that is available for mining activities to be executed in a safe manner.  



  • Serious contenders will have a N2 Certificate (internal candidates) / N3 Technical Certificate (external candidates) together with a Plater/Welder/Boilermaker Trade Test and minimum of 2 years technical experience as a qualified Welder/Boilermaker in Plants or Heavy Mining Equipment;
  • Experience in welding and gouging of ground engagement tools of heavy mining underground equipment is advantageous;
  • Valid Code 08 Driver’s license is advantageous;
  • Working experience in SAP/1SAP will be advantageous;
  • Experience as a Proto team member is advantageous.



  • Interprets and coordinates pre-work with regards to repairs, planned and predictive maintenance;
  • Accesses any area safely to perform necessary maintenance on machines or equipment;
  • Performs safety inspections of equipment and assesses risks on equipment;
  • Maintains a clean and safe worksite;
  • Ensures the upkeep of maintenance tools and equipment.



Please apply online by entering the preferred position reference nr at our website

(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups)

Applications close 15 April 2022 at 17H00.                               

South32 has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility