Semi Skilled Boilermaker
Safety, Hand Tools , Power Tools , Cutting torch, Grinder, Engineering Drawings, Pipe Development, Plate development, Identifying of Materials, Marking of Materials and Shield Metal Arc Welding
help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work areas and equipment.
• Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists.
• Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators.
• Clean and lubricate equipment.
• Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify operators of any malfunctions.
• Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards.
• Mark or tag identification on parts.
• Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete.
• Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances.
• Start machines or equipment in order to begin production processes.
• Pack and store materials and products.
• Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping.
• Remove products, machine attachments, and waste material from machines.
• Wash work areas, machines, equipment, vehicles, and products.
• Measure amounts of products, lengths of extruded articles, or weights of filled containers to ensure conformance to specifications.
• Transfer finished products, raw materials, tools, or equipment between storage and work areas of plants and warehouses, by hand or using hand trucks or powered lift trucks.
• Perform minor repairs to machines, such as replacing damaged or worn parts.
• Prepare raw materials for processing.
• Turn valves to regulate flow of liquids or air, to reverse machines, to start pumps, or to regulate equipment.
• Signal coworkers to direct them to move products during the production process.
• Attach slings, ropes, and cables to objects such as pipes, hoses, and bundles.
• Break up defective products for reprocessing.
• Read gauges and charts, and record data obtained.
• Mix ingredients according to specified procedures and formulas.
• Record information such as the number of products tested, meter readings, and dates and times of product production.
• Dump materials such as prepared ingredients into machine hoppers prior to mixing.
• Tie products in bundles for further processing or shipment, following prescribed procedures.
• Position spouts or chutes of storage bins so that containers can be filled.
• Change machine gears, using wrenches.
• Separate products according to weight, grade, size, and composition of materials used to produce them.
• Cut or break flashing from materials or products.
• Fold products and product parts during processing.
• Thread ends of items such as thread, cloth, and lace through needles and rollers, and around take-up tubes.
• Pack food products in paper bags and boxes, and stack them in warehouses and coolers.
Qualifications & Certifications
Engineering Fabrication (NQF Level 2)
Wavelength Technology Training Institute
Ekurhuleni Artisans & Skills Training Centre (CC)