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Welder

  • Location

    Stoke-on-Trent

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £27500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kenny McEvoy

  • Contact email:

    Kenny.McEvoy@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    1332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-24841-2

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-07

  • Startdate:

    2021-01-24

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Are you a Welder looking for a new opportunity?
TXM are recruiting for an experienced. 

Salary:
£27,562 per Annum which includes a 12.5% Shift Allowance 
Location: Stoke
Shifts:
Earlies 0600-1430 Mon-Thurs 0600-1200 Fri and Noon’s 1400-2230 Mon-Thurs 1100-1700 Fri
TXM are looking for Welder Fabricators who can think on their feet to join an expanding heavy maintenance team at a newly refurbished rail depot in Stoket. Main duties will be working on the re-power project which consists of stripping old locomotives and modifying/upgrading them to modern standards, you will also be involved in the maintenance of some of the UK’s main freight operator’s fleets of locomotives.
Key Skills:
Proven experience working from and reading engineering drawings.
Ability to work on own or with a team.
Ability to extract information from engineering drawings to layout and fabricate essential components of the locomotive using aids such as laser lines and other calibrated tools, working within tight tolerances specified to each job.
Experience in working with sheet metal and heavy plate.
Ability to use a range of manual fabrication equipment including, pan folder, track cutting torch, mag drills, pillar drills, guillotines, Mig/Mag welding sets, Oxy Fuel Cutting equipment.
Ability to work on own initiative to come up with viable solutions for any issues that arise during fabrication activities including improvement to makes tasks safer, quicker and more efficient.
Experience in positional welding including vertical and overhead using Mig/Mag Process.
Experience in Rail sector would be beneficial but not essential.
Ability to Tig weld would be advantageous but not essential.
Reliability and good time keeping.
Qualifications:
Level 2/3 in Fabrication and Welding or Equivalent time served
English and Math’s at GCSE or equivalent
Abrasive Wheels Training (Beneficial not Essential)
Benefits:
5% company contribution to pension.
Paid sick pay on levels related to years of service.
Annual performance development reviews.
Overtime is readily available for those who are willing to work it.
Internal training program for essential skills and further development.

If you are interested apply today!
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