NOV: Apprentice Welder


As a welding Apprentice to learn the trade of Welder, practical & theoretical, and to pass trade tests by on-the-job training and trade school.
·        Must be proficient with and have passed Matric
·        Same practical work as specified under Trainee Welding Operator
·        Complete theoretical & practical syllabus as per training modules
·        Exposure to practical on-the-job training
·        Must be able to pass theoretical and practical tests for the different levels as per training program
·        Explanation of works instructions (shop docs) and facilitating work flow by reading of drawing details and executing the work instructions as per the work management system.
·        Assisting in issuing of manufacturing processes.
·        Effectively report any HSE or productivity issues through the correct channels
·        Work to achieve high quality in the assembly and welding of component parts
·        Be proficient in the use of all welding equipment used in the Fabrication Shop.
·        Work to weekly production schedule highlighting any key areas which may prevent achieving daily targets
·        Interpret weld procedures, engineering drawings from sketches, materials and electronic images identifying the most efficient, cost effective solution without compromising quality or safety
·        Maintain welder traceability
·        Follow recognised procedures for issuing and returning of welding consumables from stores (rods, wire, flux)
·        Notify the Supervisor of any mistakes, omissions or alterations necessary to drawings or bills of material
·        Contribute to the development of systems and improvement in working practices and processes
·        Accurately complete details on time sheets/Kronos electronic timekeeping – return them to the Supervisor on completion of a job
·        Participate in resolving assembly and production issues
·        Complete regular preventive maintenance
·        Report malfunctions to Maintenance as needed
·        Maintain production area housekeeping 5S
·        Minimize waste by using/disposing of raw materials and consumable items efficiently


  • Able to understand, evaluate and apply technical information and functional skills
  • Capable of keeping abreast of an evolving portfolio of products, services and systems
  • Has solutions and suggestions that are effective in addressing the problem at hand
  •   Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks
  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
   Energy and Drive
  • Will be energized by challenges and drawn towards opportunities
 Personal and Interpersonal
  • Imbued with a strong sense of customer focus (internal/external)
  • A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems
  • Will hear people out and absorb the speaker’s message before responding or acting
Closing date 5th February 2020

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Unknown

    I wish to be part of this program ,ple ple help me to make it poapossi

  2. kevin

    PTWA depends on simply the one wire for the metallic substance (feedstock) where as WASW depends on two metal wires which are freely encouraged into the splash firearm. logo

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