Artisan Boilermaker


Mopani Copper Mines Plc has operations in Mufulira and Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province in Zambia. The Company’s success has been as a result of its focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationship enjoyed with its stakeholders — an important sector of which is its employees.

The Company seeks the services of an Artisan Boilermaker x 4

The successful candidate will be responsible for inspecting, replacing and installing new shaft steel infrastructure; guide rails, shaft steel sets (buntons, master sets and dividers) and pipes in the Shaft. The responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Fabricating/welding of shaft steel infrastructure.
  • Receiving daily schedules or verbal instructions from Shaft Foremen. Modifying shaft steels and installation in the Shaft Carrying out planned maintenance on equipment.
  • Observing established Safety Regulations and Procedures during work.
  • Ensuring tools/equipment used for welding/fabricating are kept in appropriate places after operations.
  • Preventing injury to personnel and safe guard company property.
  • Understanding daily plan and prioritise work within the authority limits of this role.
  • Must be involved in the drilling and pinning of shaft steels from the platform provided.
  • Operating within the relevant standards of safety, to reduce accidents and losses due to poor workmanship
  • Ensuring total completion of documents related to job execution for onward transmission to Shaft Foreman and the planning office.

To be considered for this position, the candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Craft Certificate in Boiler Making
  • Have good oral and written Communication Skills
  • Be registered with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • At least with minimum of two (02) years shaft experience

The successful candidate must be result oriented and have the ability to work with own initiative, ability to understand scope of work, paying particular attention to Company Policies and Corporate Objectives.

Mopani is committed to establishing a winning team and a Copper and Cobalt business it can be proud of. The Company operates an employment policy of “meritocracy” — aiming to employ the right people with the right skill, irrespective of race, gender or creed.

Interested, suitably qualified and experienced applicants should submit an application in either soft or hard copy not later than 4 April 2023 with contact phone numbers, detailed curriculum vitae which should be three pages or less and three contactable referees and copies of other credentials to the postal address below:

Human Resources Superintendent – Manpower

Mopani Copper Mines Plc

P O Box 40499