Job Summary

To assist qualified trades employees responsible for set-up, lay-out , manufacture and installation of various steelwork and metalworks which includes staircases, balustrades, roof access systems, structural and secondary steelworks. Ability to tack up structures to tight tolerance. Ability to weld out precision frames to exact tolerances, carry out final inspection of works and to hold final required cosmetic finish with angle grinders and sanders. Move parts and heavy frames on and off machinery and throughout the facility in a safe responsible manner. Responsible for assisting with all goods in/out transactions, deliveries and maintaining company H&S records for Plant & machinery. (please note this list is not exhaustive).

Peripheral Duties

  • Interact with organisational team members and other departments in a professional manner.
  • Comply with the company management system requirements for quality and health and safety.
  • Take reasonable care of own and others safety, co-operate with manager/supervisor in complying with statutory health & safety duties, to report incidents, accidents, faults etc.
  • Participate in all training initiatives specific to the post holder’s duties.
  • Undertake such other duties as maybe reasonably requested by senior management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven background in labouring preferably in construction industry.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Possess knowledge of, and ability to identify, fabrication industry metals.
  • High School Education.
  • A Full UK Driving licence would be advantageous but not essential.

Personal Attributes

  • A proactive and a flexible approach to work.
  • A team player and problem solver.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under own initiative.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to thrive in a fast moving and challenging working environment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assisting Metaltech Team onsite and ensure Health & Safety is upheld
  • Loading/Unloading Heavy Materials, plant and equipment.
  • Operating and maintain various machines/equipment
  • Follow directions from Supervisors/other skilled tradespersons.
  • Good understanding of set up techniques.
  • Meets agreed goals and objectives in a timely manner.
  • Arrives to work, meetings, appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled.
  • Sign off, and handover paperwork in accordance with company standards and procedures.
  • Assist with goods in/out and various deliveries

Equipment, Machinery & Physical Requirements

  • Welding equipment MAG and TIG
  • Overhead Crane, Angle Grinder, Band Saw, Belt Linishers, Vertical Drills, Press brake, Guillotine, Oxy Acetylene Cutting Equipment, Manual plasma cutting, Forklift, Pallet Truck and Hand Tools.
  • Lifting up to 25kg regularly and 35kg occasionally, pushing, pulling, standing for long periods of time, manual dexterity, visual acuity  manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, machinery with moving parts, and exotic materials.

The Package

  • Hourly Rate negotiable depending on experience
  • 4 day working week Mon-Thurs 7am – 5.15pm (39hours)
  • Overtime when required
  • Please send CV, together with covering letter to
  • Due to high demand of applications, only those that meet the selection criteria will be responded to.
  • Applicants must be able to provide references and be eligible to work in the UK
  • Metaltech uk Ltd are an equal opportunities employer
  • Immediate start following successful interview.