MIG Welder / Fabricator

Birmingham Industrial
£7.50 per hour
09 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced MIG Welder / Fabricator

Job Description


Full Time

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

  • MIG Welding up to 15mm plate

  • Fabricating using IMP, Grinder, Band Saw

  • Measure and mark work pieces using straightedges, rules, and calipers

  • Cut and smoothen metal components using plasma cutters, portable grinders, lathe, and milling machines

  • Read and interpret blueprints and production drawings in order to lay out a welding project

  • Operate forklifts/cranes and use them in conveying work materials to welding site

  • Collaborate with project managers and welding supervisors to ensure smooth work operations

  • Guide and direct the activities of inexperienced/trainee welders

  • Maintain welding safety guidelines and regulations to ensure a risk-free work environment

  • Carry out welding according to set dimensions to meet general test requirements

  • Organize and clean welding equipment on a regular basis

  • Monitor inventory level of materials to notify supervisor of stock shortage

  • Bore holes through metal workpieces using drill press

  • Weld materials in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions

  • Adjust gas gauges to set the flow rate of shield gas

  • Conduct hydrostatic, x-ray, and tolerance tests to assess weld quality and conformance to specification

  • Use measuring instruments such as micrometers and calipers to inspect angles, grooves or gap allowances

  • Apply knowledge of metallurgy and geometry in selecting welding equipment and configuration.

    Requirements - Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

  • Physical Dexterity: MIG welders are able to operate various welding implements to achieve high quality welds

  • Stamina: You are able to withstand long hours of welding in rigorous and extreme conditions

  • Attention to Detail: You will be performing welding operations in accordance with set specifications and configuration

  • To qualify you will be required to pass a job test

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