Ergo Mining: Boilermaker Aide


DRDGOLD is a South African gold producer and a world leader in the recovery of gold from the retreatment of surface tailings. Our network of assets is unrivalled in South Africa and, with our consolidated businesses operating as a single entity, is focused on optimising these assets in order to increase gold production.

Duties & Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities :

  • Assist BOILERMAKER in assembly, erection, and repair of boilers, tanks, and pressure vessels, in field: Conveys tools, equipment, and parts to work area by hand or using hand trucks.
  • Cleans boilers and tanks, using scrapers and steam or water hoses.
  • Attaches slings, ropes, or cables to objects, such as plates, tubes, and drums, following signals of RIGGER.
  • Positions and holds parts for BOILERMAKER I to fit, clamp, or weld parts in specified alignment.
  • Bolts or unbolts assemblies, using hand tools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and prying bars.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Relevent Boilermaker Aide Certificate
  • A mobile telephone to be contactable when required.
  • Own transport

Additional Requirements:


  • Working at Heights
  • Basic Rigging
  •  Over Head Crane

Skills and Attributes:

  • Problem Solving ability
  • Proactive planning ability
  • Assertiveness Skills
  • Good communication skills