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Orbital Welder

Fortis Recruitment Solutions
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20 Oct 2021

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My client, a leading Engineering company are looking to recruit an Orbital Welder on a full time, permanant basis. Working as part of the production team the ideal candidate for this position will be fully conversant with the TIG welding process and familiar with ASME IX.

You will have a proven track record in butt welding with a variety of dissimilar metals (stainless steel to duplex materials) in order to manufacture key components for the oil and gas industry.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Experienced Orbital Welder (ability to programme and set up Orbital Weld)
  • Terminating Steel Tube Flying Leads (STFL's)
  • Working with tube of various sizes
  • Use of Orbital wire fed heads
  • Using AMI equipment would be an advantage
  • Dealing with helically wound tubes (advantage)
  • Day-to-day contribution to the welding team.
  • Ability to read and understand Engineering drawings in order to take the appropriate action.
  • Ensure correct materials & welding methods are used in line with drawing.
  • The ability to read and interpret technical specifications and engineering drawings.
  • Good organisation skills with meticulous eye for detail most important.
  • Some training will be available if required.

Experience & Personal Attributes:
  • Experience in Orbital Welding.
  • Weld Certificate for an orbital machine would be preferred but Experience will overrule.
  • Able to work well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work accurately and methodically.
  • Good numeracy and basic IT skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and organise work.
  • An understanding of health and safety requirements.
  • Flexible approach to duties and tasks.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

We require candidates for a dayshift working 07.30 - 16.30 Monday to thursday with a 13.30 finish on Fridays covering 40 hours per week paying between £18.00 - £24.00 per hour.

In addition, we also have a position on nights which will pay a shift premium of 36%, making the hourly rate between £24.50 - £32.50 per hour.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration and interview.


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