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Skilled Welder at Raedial Farms Limited

Raedial Farms Limited is a wholly Nigerian-owned and registered company focused on the sustainable management of farms, palm plantations and livestock with over a decade of experience and a dedicated and efficient workforce of more than 500 people. Our business activities include livestock rearing, crop cultivation, and processing with a focus on the seedling, planting, and processing of Fresh Fruit Bunches of palm, to produce sustainable Crude Palm Oil.

With over 65,000 palm trees currently being cultivated on 1500 hectares of land and plans to finalise the acquisition of two more existing Palm Plantations- 10,000 and 5,000 Acres respectively, RAedial Farms Limited is poised to become Nigeria’s top major player in the Agricultural sector.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Skilled Welder

Location: Benin, Edo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • To cut and join metals and other materials at our Oil Palm Milling Factory and facility sites.
  • You will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure.
  • A welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers, etc. and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal, or overhead)
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree qualification with 4 – 5 years work experience.
  • Proven experience as welder (Worm Welding is a PLUS).
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.).
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.).
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings.
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.).
  • Deftness and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required.
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus.

Deadline: 23rd December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@raedialfarms.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only candidates willing and ready to reside in the farm should apply (Accommodation available).

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