Pipe Fitter

10.00 - 13.00 GBP Hourly + GBP10 - GBP13/hour Free parking; paid overtime
25 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Pipe Fitter / Braziers / Gas Welder
Up to GBP13 per hour
South Birmingham - Free Parking
Are you an experienced Pipe Fitter, Brazier or Gas Welder seeking a new long-term opportunity? Or do you hold skills in silver soldering, TIG welding or sub-assembly and fancy a change? If so, we may have the role for you! Our clean, modern facility is in search of somebody to join their engineering department for a market leader of refrigeration and heat exchange components.
This is a large, successful manufacturing plant with an excellent reputation in custom-made cold-store units. They are seeking somebody on a long-term basis, with plenty of opportunity to work overtime both throughout the week and during the weekend. The Pipe Fitter/ Brazier must come with a minimum of 12 months experience in brazing, welding, pipe manipulation, soldering or sub-assembly.
Daily responsibilities of the Brazier will include:
* Use of pipe cutting and bending tools in order to form copper pipe structures to specification
* Reading technical drawing and replicating them with measuring tools i.e. vernier, calipers and measuring tapes
* Liaising with the assembly department in order to assist with fitting the cooling units
* Use of a blowtorch fuelled by oxy acetylene in order to fuse pipe valves together
Hours of work: (Apply online only) / (Apply online only) (weekly rotation).
In turn, the company will offer a rate of between GBP10 - GBP12 per hour, with opportunity to earn an overtime premium of time plus one half for any hours worked over the weekend. Nights may attract a rate of up to GBP13 per hour. Overall these wage offerings equate to a year one salary of GBP24,000 per annum.
The successful candidate for the Pipe Fitter/ Brazier position will also receive free parking and use of a canteen.
In order to be successful in this position, candidates must possess the following attributes:
* Minimum of 12 months experience in brazing, welding, pipe manipulation, soldering or sub-assembly
* Familiar with the duties required of a Pipe Fitter/ Brazier, particularly with copper materials (however experience on other metals will still be considered)
* Comfortable with using a range of hand tools and pipe tools
* Good understanding of health and safety practice, as candidates will be required to work with naked flame torches
* If brazing has not been undertaken, then experience in TIG welding or silver-soldering would be highly advantageous
If you feel that you hold relevant experience for the Pipe Fitter/Brazier vacancy, please click below to apply