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Welding Technician

  • Salary: Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 27/03/2017
  • Job reference: J363922A
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Welding Technician - Bristol

A market leading FTSE 100 Defence organisation is currently recruiting for a Welding Technician to take on permanent positions. The company is highly regarded for its employee recognition and vital position in today's market place. You will be a driven individual who is looking to work in a fast paced environment with supportive team in a diverse and challenging environment.

The role involves providing support to the Welding Engineering Department in research to new technologies, carrying out development trials, developing processes and procedures including practical hands on trials.

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Developing and qualifying weld procedure specifications
  • Reviewing and sentencing supplier weld procedure specifications
  • Providing technical support and guidance to the shop floor welding activities
  • Providing technical support and guidance to other engineering department staff

The successful candidate will display the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Successful practice welding experience i.e, coded, in at least two of the following welding processes; MIG/MAG (GMAW), Flux-Cored (FCAW), TIG (GTAW) or Sub-arc (SAW)
  • Experience in mechanisation of welding processes
  • Ability to undertake robotic programming activities
  • Awareness of NDT surface and volumetric Inspection processes
  • Basic knowledge of weld defects (profile and planner) and their likely causes.
  • Ability to plan and document activities in a logical step by step process
  • Suitable for SC clearance (essential)

What's on offer:

Competitive salary

25 days annual leave

Competitive pension contribution

Share Save Scheme

Childcare Voucher Scheme

Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 930 9775

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