Anglo American: Boilermaker Plater

Business Unit / Group Function: Platinum
Discipline: Engineering
Location: Rustenburg, South Africa
Reference Number: REF15929J
Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Permanent Employee

As the Boilermaker you will provide engineering technical service to a surface area. Maintain, install and commission of the machinery and equipment to an agreed standard in the area of responsibility.

Job Description:

As the Boilermaker your responsibilities include to:

  • Ensure that material, spares and equipment are available as required.
  • Ensure proper and adequate on the job training and coaching is provided to subordinates.
  • Exercise judgment with regards to replacement of components.
  • Perform work to the required standards and specifications.
  • Apply appropriate tools to complete tasks.
  • Support, coach and participate in the training and development of subordinates and apprentices.
  • Ensure effective two way open communication with subordinates and line supervisor.
  • Advise defects and abnormalities to appropriate supervisor or manager.

This role is in the Engineering Department at a C2 level reporting to the Engineering Foreman.

  • Grade 10 or Technical Trade Specific N2.
  • Certified Competent as Boilermaker or Boilermaker Trade Certificate.


  • Minimum 2-3 years surface experience as Boilermaker.
  • Knowledge of mining activities such as conveyor belts or surface mining equipment servicing.
  • Advantageous: CO2 welding machine and plasma cutters knowledge.
Additional information:
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be familiar with risk assessment procedures.
  • Basic Computer Literacy skills.
  • Driver’s license code 08.
  • You will be required to work overtime and do standby duties when required.
  • If successful, you will be required to undergo a Medical Fitness Test.

Apply Online for the Boilermaker Plater

Closing Date: 17 September, 2021

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