Job Summary

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. (please note this list is not exhaustive). Move parts and heavy frames on and off machinery and throughout the facility in a safe responsible manner. Read complicated prints/drawings and “spec. weld symbols”.

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 fabrication and welding of staircases and balustrades, preferably having served a recognised apprenticeship or equivalent qualification.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Possess knowledge of, and ability to identify, fabrication industry metals.
  • High School Education.
  • Experience in TIG and pulse MIG welding with Stainless Steel is essential.
  • Architectural metalwork experience in fabrication of balustrades and handrails.
  • Experience in fabricating Stainless Steel parts/assemblies.
  • City and Guilds / SVQ qualifications are required.
  • Coded welders would be advantageous.

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

  • Tig, Mig & MMA welding in Stainless Steel and Aluminium.
  • Square up and weld various geometries of components.
  • Understand various weld form symbols on blue prints and understand size of fillet forms.
  • Weld both vertical and horizontal plane geometry.
  • Understand various edge preps before welding.
  • 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.
  • Arrive to work, meetings, appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled.

Equipment, Machinery & Physical Requirements

  • Welding equipment MAG and TIG.
  • Manual Plasma Cutting, Overhead Crane, Angle Grinder, Band Saw, Belt Linishers, Vertical Drills, Press brake, Guillotine, Cutting Equipment, 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
  • 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.