Location York
Discipline: Mechanical and Electrical
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££16.70
Contact name: Neil Bokhoory

Contact email: neil.b@ignite-recruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 306
Published: 8 months ago

Fabricator / Welder

My client are a creative construction and manufacturing company and are responsible for delivering some of the most iconic projects in recent times. The facility spread over 14,000Sqm of estate with four manufacturing and storage facilities, engineering, fabrication, woodwork, finishing and a specialist manufacturing facility.

The Metal Workshop provides a fully comprehensive range of services from machining individual components and manufacturing light gauge tubular structures, through to scenic construction and heavy gauge structures such as mezzanines and truss frames.

We need Fabricator /Welders support the department in carrying out welding and fabrication tasks on projects running through the workshop to a high standard as require.

SalaryUp to £16.70, overtime at time and a half after 40 hours

Hours of work: 7hours   7.30am-4.00pm with regular overtime, which may include weekends                                                                                                      
Based atTockwith, near City of York

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fabrication of mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum components as required ensuring that the highest standards in finish and tolerances in accordance with information supplied, are achieved using the correct methods.

  • Grind, Sand, Polish and detail fabrications to a required finish using hand and power tools.

  • Be able to work with no/minimum supervision when required, using own initiative.

  • Be able to solve problems and make decisions when needed.

  • Following day to day production plans in order to meet deadlines.

  • Record all builds as complete by ensuring that the internal database is checked off.

  • Clearly communicate with Department Supervisors all relevant information including job briefs, job progress and any problems and/or issues.

  • To be flexible and assist other Departments / Supervisors when required.

  • Adhere to all Health & Safety Regulations and promote a safe working environment by actively incorporating H&S into everyday activities.

  • Maintain Housekeeping standards by actively promoting and following 5S and Environmental procedures.

Person Specification




Knowledge of materials / grades of steel / metallurgy


Working knowledge of metal working machinery / equipment


Ability to recognize welding symbols and specification


Skills, abilities and competencies

Excellent welding and fabrication skills, MIG, TIG, Aluminium, Stainless Steel


Comfortable reading engineering drawings


Excellent finishing skills


Strong teamworking skills


FLT licence




H&S Training



Experience within a workshop environment


Experience of producing bespoke components & structures


Experience of working to varying production deadlines & changing specifications


Experience of positional welding


Willingness to adopt new ways of working and to make improvements