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2021.10 Fabricator Welder




4 Oct 2021


Competitive salary, Permanent position

Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through being an integral part of the project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production. We are looking for team players with a can-do positive attitude that are willing to adapt in a dynamic workplace.

Currently working a 42.5 HR week on a Monday to Friday basis before moving onto a Shift pattern when in production.

Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained Fabrication experience in metalliferous mining or quarrying, Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work in a responsible and safe manner, always upholding the standards of best practice

  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and as explained in Site Health and Safety rules/procedures

  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions

  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change

  • Adopt a practical approach to the work and the ability to effectively supervise site jobs

  • Work in an organised and structured manner to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes

  • Liaise with the broader TWL team and other relevant departments as required

  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

More specifically the role will involve:

  • Read engineering drawings and produce quality, light/heavy fabrications to tight tolerances

  • Fabrication of Mild steel and Stainless-steel components as required ensuring that the highest standards in finish and tolerances, in accordance with information supplied, are achieved using sound “trade” methods

  • Set up and operate machine tools such as Guillotine, Saw, Punch and Drill to shear, cut, punch, drill or otherwise form and assemble metal components

  • Grind, sand, polish, and detail fabrications to required finish using hand and power tools to a high standard

  • Carry out fabrication work in accordance with the workshop/fabrication method statements

  • Measure and examine completed work to verify conformance to specifications

  • Reporting to the Department head with detailed reports.

  • Assisting and working with contractors and vendors to carry out specific tasks

  • Write method statements, lifting plans and risk assessments.

  • Report issues with equipment or unsafe conditions.

  • Clean up own arisings

  • Have a strong understanding of safe systems of work and permit systems

  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Liaising with the Tungsten West team and other relevant departments as required

  • Assisting the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

Must have experience in the following areas:

  • Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG/MAG)

  • Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA)

  • Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)

  • Oxy/Acetylene and plasma cutting

  • Sheetmetal work

  • Heavy Welding and Fabrication

Desirable experience:

  • Use of Lathe, Milling and Shaping equipment

  • CNC Plasma Cutting table

  • Telehandler Licence

  • Forklift licence

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant qualification and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence. The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather. Previous experience working in the mining industry is highly desirable.

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