Aug 06, 2020

Boilermaker Platter SF

  • Anglo American Platinum
  • Polokwane, South Africa
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Reference Id: REF2125O
Experience / Work Type:
Entry Level / Permanent Employee

Company Description:
As a Boilermaker Plater, you will play your part in providing engineering technical services to the smelting process.

We’re the best in the industry. You’ll make us better.

Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. We mine, process, move and market the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Our basic materials build homes, offices, railways and airports, and our diamonds fulfil people's dreams.


Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world, from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:
As a Boilermaker, you will provide engineering technical services by maintaining, installing and commissioning machinery and equipment.

You will attend and conduct safety meetings and risk assessments in addition to attending to breakdowns and emergencies as required.

In this role you will ensure that material, spares and equipment are available as required and make decisions regarding replacement of components and recording results of all legal examinations.

You will also be working in a sequence that prioritizes work requirements and completion of job cards.

As part of this role, you will ensure appropriate on the job training is provided to Apprentices/ Engineering Trainees while coaching and supporting them.

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

You will need:

Grade 12 / N3, Technical Trade Specific N3
Certified Competent as Boilermaker or Boilermaker Trade Certificate
3 years’ experience - (advantageous)
Coded welder - (advantageous)
Valid driving license code 08
Additional Requirements:

Must be able to work standby and overtime
Basic Computer Skills
Additional information:
What we offer

When you join Anglo American you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, but more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We are a large, successful multinational company – and we are still growing all the time.

Who we are

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

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