• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist


Role Type: Permanent

Location: County Durham, Darlington,

Salary From: £11.80

Salary To: £12.80

Contact Name: Tom Wiper

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What’s on offer for the Fabricator?

  • Pay up to £12.80 per hour
  • Overtime Paid at higher rates Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Standard Week: 37 hours Monday to Thursday – A 4 DAY WORKING WEEK!
  • A temporary to permanent contract
  • Free staff parking
  • PPE Provided
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • PERMANENT after 12 weeks

My Client is a well-established, industry leading Engineering company. Based in Darlington, they have seen year on year success, with further growth plans for 2022. They offer a range of services from, design, manufacturing through to installation. This has given the company opportunities to service a multitude of sectors, with a diverse client base stretching across the UK. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Welder / Fabricator to join their team on a 12 week, Temporary to Permanent basis.

This opportunity gives a Welder / Fabricator the chance to work with one of the most respected companies in the UK. They offer not only an excellent package, but more importantly in today’s world, job security.


Day shift hours are Monday – Thursday 7am – 4:45pm

Main Duties:

  • Reading and interpreting detailed fabrication drawings
  • Setting out of complex fabrications using the appropriate equipment
  • Working in accordance with a build method statement
  • Tack welding components into position following the appropriate welding procedure
  • Lifting, turning, manipulating and moving heavy loads with cranes
  • Working to production deadlines
  • Carrying out self-inspection of fabrications
  • Welding duties in accordance with qualifications
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by only adopting safe working practices and ensuring that housekeeping is of the highest standard
  • Carrying out prior to use safety inspection, record and report any adverse actions / conditions

Role Requirements:

  • Time served welder, fabricator or sheet metal worker
  • Experience of TIG, MIG and MMA welding processes
  • Working with stainless steel, mild or aluminium steel
  • Working to tolerances of -1mm and above
  • Experience of working with power tools
  • Ability to oxy flame burn
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Good communication
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good team player
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working with band saws and hand tools


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