Boilermaker, FSOil, Villiers
VKB Group
Villiers, Free State


Posted 07 May 2021 – Closing Date 17 May 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Free State Oil (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of VKB Agriculture (Pty) Ltd, a dynamic role player in the edible oil industry, situated in Villiers in the Eastern Free State. We offer you the opportunity to establish yourself within a professional, corporate environment in the countryside.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that technical issues are resolved quickly
  • Ensure routine maintenance
  • Ensure plant upgrades when needed
  • Controlling of production outputs by ensuring equipment readiness
  • Ensure that bottlenecks are resolved
  • Able to troubleshoot and resolve
  • Able to work shifts
  • Must be able to do Welding/ Tacking
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical documents such as blueprints and drawings
  • Must be able to do measurements accurately
  • Basic math skills/ Calculations of measurements
  • Basic development knowledge
  • Must have sound knowledge of health and safety procedures must follow all health and safety procedures (working safely, wearing of PPE ect.) and reporting of unsafe and hazardous conditions in the work place. You are responsible for your own safety
  • Attention to detail

Experience & Qualification:

  • Trade Tested Boilermaker
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years as a boilermaker from relevant industry
  • High fault finding and problem solving skills
  • Must supply a list of maintenance projects worked on
  • Must supply a list of equipment worked on


  • High communication skills in English and other South African Languages
  • Must have a Drivers license

Please note You will be vetted and your MIE checked if you apply


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