Semi-skilled Boilermaker at Liqhobong Mine


Liqhobong Mining Development Company (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Firestone Diamonds PLC, invites suitably qualified and competent Basotho to apply for the vacant position of Semi-skilled Boilermaker.

Job purpose

To assist with routine assessment of the condition, safety and efficiency of tools, machinery and equipment with the aim of maximizing production and minimizing plant downtime.  Specifically, the incumbent will assist to service, replace, manufacture, construct, assemble and fit components articles.


Under the direct supervision of the Boilermaker, the incumbent will carry out the following duties and responsibilities;

•      Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to the maintenance
requirements, standards and specifications;

•      Perform daily inspections in accordance with the SHE standards;

•       Develop, modify, construct and install all types of trade related equipment required for the safe operation of all engineering equipment;

•       Ensure that all installations and equipment are safe and in good working order after task completion;

•       Continuously monitor equipment and efficiency to improve trade specific equipment longevity and systems;

•      Ensure that maintenance related information is recorded and reported to the relevant planning office to support the maintenance of the asset maintenance system;

•       Ensure compliance and adherence to SHE policies, programmes, practices, safety standards and regulations;

Legal and other requirements

•       Police clearance and medical examinations of fitness;

•       Valid driver’s license;

•       Free from vertigo and not colour blind for machinery, vehicles, installations and other apparatus

Qualifications and experience

•       2 years’ experience as a Boilermaker

Assistant in a plant or manufacturing environment;

•       COSC plus Certificate in Boilermaker or a relevant trade test certificate from a recognized / accredited institution;

•       Knowledge of boilermaker development techniques, tools and principles in production of platework and piping;

•       Use of machines and tools including their design, repair and maintenance.

Skills and competencies

•       Time management;

•       Optimal use of materials and spares;

•       Sound technical trouble shooting/ fault finding skills;

•       Proficiency in English;

•       Quality control and plant equipment maintenance;

•       Hand-eye coordination skills


•       Consistent with agreed principles of correct moral conduct

•       Ability to take direction but exercise independent thought and judgment.

•       Ability to manage multiple tasks and relationships within a fast-paced, team- oriented and lean environment.

Application letters including a detailed CV and certified copies of relevant qualifications should be submitted to:

The Human Resource Department Liqhobong Mining Development Company 5th Floor Letsie Office Park

Constitution Road
email:  [email protected]


The Human Resources Department

Liqhobong Mining Development Company Mine Site – Main Office Block

Closing date for submission of applications is Friday 2nd August 2019
Disclaimer: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted