LocațieUnited Kingdom
Disciplina Other
Funcțiile postuluiFairford
nume de contactOlivia Ward

Descrierea postului

M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Welder to join our team.

The Role

Based in Fairford, UK you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a UK Military base.

Prior Welder experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.

This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as a Welder, working on a diverse range of military equipment in an exciting environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs journeyman-level arc, metal inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), and oxygen/acetylene welding, brazing, oxygen and acetylene cutting, carbon-arc cutting/gouging, plasma-arc cutting on a wide array of military vehicles and customer-requested metal fabrications in accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instructions (AFI), technical orders, and AWS Welding Code requirements as needed.
  • Also inspects welding qualification coupons to ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Oversees Welders performing Shop/Field Journeyman shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), and welding and metal fabrications; ensures the work performed is IAW applicable AFIs, technical orders, and Technical Manual and industry standards.
  • Performs journeyman-level welding/cutting and metal fabrications in the shop and field support welding/fabrication/repairs as required.
  • Reads blueprints, sketches, and modification orders to plan the process and layout to be performed in an expeditious, economical, and effective manner.
  • Fabricates metal products per technical drawings or customer-provided samples by welding/cutting/fabricating various metals.
  • Assists in coaching subordinate Welders to ensure compliance with all current Internal Operating Procedures (IOP) and quality regulations.
  • Responsible for the Welding Testing/Qualification process and test plate inspections for assigned welding personnel and for ensuring the current internal welding qualification program is maintained and up to date.
  • Repairs a wide array of military equipment, utilising welding techniques and appropriate welding equipment.
  • Utilizes oxygen/acetylene, carbon arc, plasma cutting equipment to dismantle assemblies and to cut material to size and shape. Performs demilitarisation (DEMIL) operations as required.
  • Operates/maintains electric hand/pneumatic power tools (i.e., grinders, sanders, needle guns, drills, saws, and metal shears) and shop-supported fabrication equipment.
  • Operates/maintains Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) (i.e., contact truck, portable welding equipment, air compressors, and forklifts).
  • Observes all current Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) and fire regulations. Maintains a safe work area by setting up appropriate welding screens, warning devices, and proper vehicle/equipment placement.
  • Prepares necessary paperwork showing labor and supplies used for job orders.
Deployment Package and Additional Benefits
Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:
  • Extremely competitive rates of pay.
  • Working hours Monday to Friday.
  • Progression and opportunities for promotion. 
  • Holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
  • Training given to enhance your skill set.
Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of £200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.

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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.