KSB Zambia
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Welder

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Job Description

A Welder is responsible for assembling pieces of metal together or repairing damage in metal components using heavy machinery that emits high heat, melting the metal into shape. Their duties include reviewing blueprints, cutting metal into the appropriate shape and smoothing molten metal to remove creases. should be able to strip and assemble water pumps.

Responsibilities:

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Sourcing materials to be used for various project
  • Measuring and cutting materials to specifications
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Checking finished work to make sure that it falls within the tolerances marked on the blueprints
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

Job Qualification/Skill Requirements:

  • Craft Certificate in Welding
  • Proven experience as welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Must be affiliated to the Engineering Institute of Zambia

Method of Application

Applications should be sent to this email:

Application deadline
11 Aug 09:43