Welder 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 Welder.


Job purpose

To improve the operation of the mine for maintenance purposes by routinely assessing and fabricating steelworks. The incumbent must be a qualified, certified coded welder.



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

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

Comply with legislative and operational requirements;

Design and make up replacement piping Clean and smooth welds

Inspect and check welds


Legal and other requirements

Police clearance and medical examinations of fitness;

Valid driver’s license;

Free from vertigo and not colour blind.


Qualifications and experience

3 – 5 years’ experience as a Welder in a plant or manufacturing environment;

A relevant trade diploma or trade test certificate from a recognized / accredited institution;

Coded welding certificate

Knowledge of piping, structural and plate work welding techniques, tools and principles in the plant maintenance and construction environment;

Equipment selection – determining the kind of tools and equipment needed;

Use of machine 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;

Hand-eye coordination; Proficiency in English;

Quality control and plant equipment maintenance.



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

LCCI Office Complex

Corner Princess Margaret and Orpen Road Maseru.

or email address: [email protected]


Closing date for submission of applications is Friday 31st March 2017

Disclaimer: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted