Assistant Boilermaker at Barrick | April 2024

April 30, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


Position Description

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit a Assistant Boilermaker to join and grow our team.

Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships

If you’re ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings. 
  • Carry out mechanical repair and preventative maintenance to maintain equipment in a safe and efficient manner to achieve production and cost targets. 
  •  Interpretation, access and reading of job specifications and relevant information. 
  • Ensuring that the selection of materials for repairs, replacements and inspection comply with the required standards. 
  • Correct selection of hand power tools hand, welding equipment, thermal cutting equipment and thermal heating equipment and safety equipment for safe use 
  • Understanding of engineering and structural drawings, interpreting sketches and drawings application of measuring equipment, marking, welding terms, codes and symbols and cutting tools
  • Using oxy acetylene welding & cutting, thermal gouging and thermal heating.
  • Interpretation of materials safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Planning of the logical sequence of welding operations
  • Completion of basic welding, heating and cutting job cards/ work orders, work permit
  •  Carry out fabrication work and corrective maintenance to improve equipment availability, reliability, safety and functionality.
  •  Ensure that maintenance practices result in maximum mill availability. Meeting or exceeding planned mill availability is a Key Performance Indicator.
  • Assist other mechanical tradesmen in maintenance work as required.
  • Complete assigned work in a timely manner with minimum supervision and to an internationally acceptable standard.
  •  Ensure Supervisor and all stakeholders are kept informed on equipment availability status
  • Actively participate in training activities to gain new skills, develop full potential and assume increasing accountability.
  •  Under the direction of the Supervisor, provide appropriate on-the-job training and coaching to less experience personnel.
  • Follow Safe Work Procedures and other maintenance procedures.
  •  Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor within your capacity without jeopardizing Health and safety.
  •  Ensure safe work practices, i.e. attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.


  • Ordinary level certificate – Form IV 
  • Welding and Fabrication certificate – (FTC, IMTT & VETA) 


  • At least 3 to 6 Months experience in similar role 


  • Excellent communication in English, both writing and verbal
  •  Hazard identification and Risk assessment
  •  Mine health &Safety Act awareness

What We Can Offer You                                     

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization

We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities

Job Identification 229627

Apply Before 05/07/2024, 11:04 AM