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General Operative

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £18.06 - 18.06 per hour

  • Contact:

    Theo King

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 037

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Role - General Operative

Location - Bridgwater

Contract Length - 12 Months

Pay Rate - £18.06 hour

My client is looking to speak with general semi-skilled operatives who have the ability  and capability to carry out all production requirements on specific areas of the project. Alongside these duties you will be asked to handle a wide range of general labour tasks and activities  

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Select gauge and type of sheet metal such as stainless steel, mild steel, aluminium, titanium or non-metallic material such as fibrous insulation according to product specifications
  • Layout and mark dimensions and reference on material to develop and trace patterns of product or parts, or uses templates
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, or straighten materials
  • Shape metal material using jigs and fixtures.
  • Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces
  • Weld, solder, bolt, rivet, screw, clip or bond component parts to assemble products
  • Inspect products for compliance with specifications and quality requirements
  • Reinstate the work area following engineering activities
  • Perform activities to standard operating procedures, product specific

Key Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experienced operator of Treaple guillotine, folders and hand jennys, as well as pedestal drills
  • Experienced hand tool operator, including tinsnips, nibblers, hand shears, grinders/cutters, linishers and hand drills
  • Knowledge of riveting and welding
  • Ability to carry out tasks within given tolerances
  • Keen attention to detail