Welder/Mechanical Fitter


Physical & Other Requirements:

  • Current valid driving license.
  • You may be required to work away from home, which will require overnight stays, in accordance with business needs.
  • You will also be expected to undertake overtime as required; this is essential. Please note that all employees are expected to take their turn on the emergency cover rota thatentails being on call for a weekat a time including over a weekend or bank holiday every few months.
  • Able to work outside on sites which are connected with wastewater (sewage).
  • Able to carry out work tasks that involve physical strength, stamina, standing, kneeling or crouching.
  • Capable of working at heights from scaffold platforms, ladders or mechanical equipment.

 Competence and Qualifications:

  • Served a recognised mechanical apprenticeship
  • City & Guilds qualified.
  • Confined spaces to City and Guilds (desirable)
  • Banksman/slinger/crane supervisor (desirable)
  • Manual handling qualification (desirable)
  • Welding qualification
  • Welding and fabrication using Tig. (Mig and MMA desirable)

 Skills & Attributes:

  • Sound knowledge of Industrial mechanical installation and maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety issues in connection with the construction industry.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical engineering drawings
  • Ability to record detailed and accurate repairs information relating to jobs.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work in a systematic and organised manner to ensure work is completed within set timescales.
  • IT literate – good computer skills.
  • Use of initiative and good team skills.
  • Water industry/environmental experience.
  • Experience of working with a range of portable tools, small plant & equipment to enable work to be carried out.
  • Able to communicate effectively to the customer and company management.
  • Conduct the work activities in a professional manner and promote a positive image of the company.

Key Duties:

  • Stainless steel welding/repairing
  • Disassemble and assemble components from machines
  • Break down cover on a Rota basis.
    • Working in workshops as required at any of the Company locations.
    • Stripping and rebuilding machinery/ pumps/ heavy industrial equipment.
    • Carry out site inspections and compile survey reports for quotation purposes.
    • Access and interpret technical instructions using mobile electronic equipment.
    • Carry out fault finding down to component level.
    • To work as part of a team and to co-operate with other staff / trades.