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Opening for a Trainee Welder

Created on 19/12/2018 @ 09:01
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Trainee Welder

Department: Production/Factory

Responsible to: Fabrication/Welding Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Learn to understand and use Weld procedures and their effect on different metals

·         Read and interpret blueprints in a bid to understand work specification

·         Learn about which welding wires to use on which material and different weld types
• Assist welders in cleaning up work sites and setting up welding equipment
• Take orders from supervisors to operate manual and semi-automatic welding and cutting equipment
• Take directions from supervisors to repair rejected welds on metal products
• Set up and operate hand and power tools particular to the welding trade
• Examine work pieces to determine defects and perform welding duties to straighten them
• Prepare all material surfaces that need to welded and ensure that there is no rust or dust on them
• Provide support to other welders in filling holes, detecting faulty equipment functions and defective materials
• Position and align parts that need to be welded according to instruction provided by the supervisor
• Keep track of materials, tools and equipment needed for welding projects and inform supervisor in case of shortages

·         The successful candidate will be given in-house training and may be expected to attend external training courses if needed

This position is a standard 37 hour working week

Mon-Thurs 8:00-16:30, Fri 8:00-13:00


·         Competitive salary

·         Company pension scheme

·         33 days holiday

·         Childcare vouchers

Please contact Mike Herbert or Launa Hamer on 01686 629898 or email if interested.

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