Welding Supervisor

  • Nationwide Placement
  • Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • Jun 30, 2017
Permanent Engineering

Job Description

Welding Supervisor

A multinational leader in the Engineering / Power Generation sector is looking for an experienced Welding Supervisor at the Matla Power Station. The successful candidate will monitor welder performance and weld quality consistent with relevant procedures, specifications, inspections and client requirements to complete project requirements.  


  • Control and coordinate all allocated site welding activities
  • Deploy manpower according to the scope of work and production plan
  • Maintain welder qualification records in accordance with relevant standard practice and ensure that all welders employed are coded for the procedure involved and in possession of current welder qualification certificates
  • Advise on acceptable levels of set-up and weld preparation from boilermakers/pipe fitters prior to welding
  • Monitor the timely repair of all weld failures
  • Monitor individual welders' repair rates to ensure WRR remains below 2%
  • Contribute to welder training by providing the necessary guidance on technique, equipment and best practices for welding applications
  • Compile and maintain all welding NDT and Heat Treatment documentation according to the Standard Practice System
  • Monitor and advise on general safety of welders including the awareness of health risks
  • Monitor welding consumable storage and control system in accordance with standard practices
  • Ensure the control of all welders' equipment and protective gear.


  • Grade 12 with English, Maths/Science/Technical Drawings
  • Completed recognized Welding Trade Test
  • IIW International Welding Specialist (IWS) or IIW Welding Practitioner (IWP)
  • Minimum of 5 years welding experience in a boiler of which 2 years should be in a supervisory capacity
  • Certification in HIRA, RCAT, Working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Construction Safety Training (IRCON) Incl. Job Observation
  • Management - OHS Act Legal/Liability Incl. Construction regulations
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Labour Law and OHS Act regulations
  • Good knowledge of fabrication and welding codes and ISO 3834
  • Be able to read and understand as built and PID drawings, Quality Inspection Plan (QIP)/Quality Control Plan (QCP)
  • Compile and review data books
  • Must understand how to read NDT reports and how to follow up on NDT results


Salary:  R40,000 – R 55000p/m  + Benefits

Should you meet the above minimum requirements, please fax your CV and a copy of your ID and Qualifications to 086 660 1061.

Job Level


Salary Range

R40 000 - R50 000 per month