Refractory Mason

  • Permanent
  • Ref #406986CTS
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Engineering - Factory, Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Our Client focuses on mining equipment for the precious metals, assaying, refining and smelting industries in the Southern African market.

Job Description

You will work on projects and will work on a project-to-project basis until completion. Some structures that a Brick and Stone Mason works on include foundations, furnaces, cast able pots, pin blocks and blocks.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Tearing out and installing refractory materials in customer equipment on site
  • Read and interpret drawings and blueprints and work by hand or with hand and power tools.
  • Measure accurately from an established starting point and uses plumb lines and a mason’s level as required.
  • Know the properties of various mortars and other bonding materials and applies the knowledge in different projects.
  • Use hammers or chisels or masonry saws to cut and fit bricks.
  • Line or reline furnaces, kilns, boilers and similar installations using refractory or acid resistant bricks, concretes, plastics or other material.
  • Work well independently or with co-workers under a deadline to get the job done.
  • Experiment with various materials and methods to solve construction problems.


  • Minimum N3 level and the necessary Red Seal for a Bricklayer.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field
  • An understanding of manufacturing processes and some technical knowledge.
  • Preparing and mixing mortar
  • Using and maintaining power and hand tools
  • Repairing, replacing or resetting bricks, furnaces roofs and slabs.

Salary / Package

R120 / hour Neg


  • Medical
  • Provident Fund
  • Bonus