TIG Welder - Heysham

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Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a TIG Welder to join our site team at EDF Heysham in Lancashire.

As TIG Welder, you will be responsible for carrying out welding processes to join metal parts and fabrications, across the site.

Quality improvements are key to our daily business where workmanship, professionalism and ownership at all levels of our company are the fundamental pillars of our corporate culture. We work to improve and develop our portfolio of services to the best of our ability, in close cooperation with our customers.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Ascertain job requirements from drawings and/or other specifications. 
  • Position and secure parts to be welded, using jigs and fixtures as necessary. 
  • Select appropriate welding equipment such as gas torch, portable arc equipment, semi-automatic or automatic machine. 
  • Fit appropriate torch tips, electrodes, etc to equipment. 
  • Connect hoses to gas tanks or wires from power supply to electrode and work piece. 
  • Adjust controls to regulate gas pressure, voltage or amperage. 
  • Preheat parts to be welded. Clean and smooth weld and examine visually. 
  • Join metals by using the following welding process and equipment; manual metal-arc equipment, metal-arc gas shielded equipment, Tungsten-arc gas shielded equipment. 
  • Operate overhead crane and basic slinging in a safe manner. 
  • Adhere to all safety requirements including safety checks of tools and equipment. 
  • Use Oxy/fuel hand burning/heating/cutting equipment. 
  • Use all relevant workshops/site equipment associated with job requirements including all relevant training/certification requirements. 
Qualifications Needed
  • NVQ Level 4 Fabrication and Welding
  • Specialization - TIG Process
  • Preferably in possession of CTC Clearance
  • Hold a valid CCNSG Safety Passport
What is in it for you

In return for your hard work and commitment we offer:

  • Fixed Term Project Contract
  • 10 hour shifts
  • 60 hours a week
  • Overtime available
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