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    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £22.95 - 22.95 per hour

  • Contact:

    Theo King

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 037

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Job Role - Plater

Location - Bridgwater

Contract Length - 12 Months

Pay Rate - £22.95 hour

The right candidate will work to engineering drawings to plan, position and prepare for welding a variety of specialist steels. They will also be responsible for achieving the appropriate quality standards set out by the client.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings or product specifications including the understanding welding signs and symbols
  • Plating & Fabricating ferrous/non ferrous steels
  • Read and interpret drawings or product specifications/travellers to determine build sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling and installing sheet metal products.
  • Develop and trace patterns of parts, develop/manufacture and use templates in line with customer requirements
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as guillotines, rolls, break press, plasma cutters and bevellers
  • Reinstate the work area following engineering activities
  • Ability to work in a safe manner with minimal supervision
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Check products for compliance with specifications and quality requirements. Repair/rework as required.

Key Skills/Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret fabrication/engineering drawing
  • Be skilled with various plating & fabrication techniques
  • Experience of working with specialist steels
  • Experience of working in a fabrication environment
  • Experience of Lifting and slinging operations/manual handling techniques
  • Time served/4 year apprenticeship in Fabrication/Plating
  • City & Guilds Parts 1, 2 & 3 preferred or equivalent
  • NVQ Level 3 in Fabrication/Plating