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Ref no. BHN551484
Location Portsmouth, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary


PAYE - £17.14 - £30.94 Rates may vary due to shift pattern

UMB - £30.68 - £37.37 £Rates may vary due to shift pattern

Key skills required for this role




Job description

  • Proficient and experienced in the use of MMA and MIG/MAG/FCAW welding processes in ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
  • Basic Understanding of the operational controls of the equipment associated with the above welding process equipment
  • Understanding of the quality assurance requirements associated with the control of welding e.g. weld maps/control of consumables/working to procedures
  • Able to work on tasks requiring radiographic/ultrasonic examination and passing the required welder approval tests associated with the welding processes quoted above in various welding positions.
  • Able to understand written and oral work instructions including the use of welding procedure specifications and capable of interpreting engineering drawings showing welding symbols
  • Knowledge of the health and safety risks associated with welding and working in the ship repair environment.
  • Understanding of Hot work and confined space permits/requirements/procedures
  • Trained in the use of hand held grinders and the changing of the abrasive wheels associated with this equipment
  • Understanding of the methods to prevent welding distortion including balanced welding sequences, restraining bars, etc.
  • Understanding of the basic requirements of the visual acceptance requirements for welds

Operations division are involved in the repair and refit of both Royal Naval and Commercial vessels. The majority of the work will be completed on-board ships either moored alongside or in dry docks with the remaining work being performed in various workshops throughout the dockyard.

Staff must have a good understanding of plate work and ideally be conversant or have experience within the ship repair industry.

Ideally suitable candidates should have an understanding of health and safety regulations involving hotwork and confined spaces.

They must be flexible, hardworking and punctual and be prepared to work in a team to provide a high quality service to meet customer expectations.

Must have NVQ Level 3

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