Pipefitter Welder

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Salary From: £16.00

Salary To: £18.00

Contact Name: Amanda Craven

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Pipefitter / Welder


Up to £18ph

Clean, Modern Workshop Enviroment

Major Recruitment are excited to be recruiting on behalf of our client, which is growing at a significant rate and appreciates their workforce, for a looking for an experienced Pipefitter welder. This is an excellent opportunity to join an outstanding team who value high quality standards of work.

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of the role is to manufacture, weld, assemble and install piping structures.

The Pipefitter welder will take direction and instruction from the assigned Project/Contracts engineer and assume responsibility for facilitating the day-to-day requirements of specific projects whilst on clients sites and in the workshop ensuring that you are working safely and efficiently whilst satisfying the needs of the business and the customer.

In addition to these departmental responsibilities this job description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and may be reviewed in the future depending upon operational requirements and staffing levels.

To emphasise the experience required, our clients’ products and systems are all low-volume and uniquely designed to customer requirements, rather than standard high-volume catalogue products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take instruction and guidance from the Contracts/Project engineer/ Workshop Manager and take the day to day responsibility and organisation of themselves whilst on specific projects on client’s sites and in the workshop.
  • Ensure appropriate targets and time scales are achieved in line with project engineering and customer requirements
  • Assisting with the installation activities across various disciplines and within the assigned team.
  • Working to maximise manufacturing output, maintain efficiencies and reduce costs, in accordance with project engineering schedules.
  • Working to information provided regarding internal manufacturing requirements and reporting back any shortages to the Contracts/Project engineerManager in a timely fashion to allow efficiencies of design, purchase, and manufacture.

Work and adhere to risk assessments and method statements as to meet all legislative, business and customers’ requirements.

Interpret and adhere to customers engineering and hygiene standards and be adaptable to apply these standards to customer specific requirements.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Be competent (and confident) in the technical aspects of process engineering pipework manufacture, assembly, and installation ideally with a knowledge of special purpose machinery (gained within a similar industry or environment).
  • Experienced in hygienic stainless-steel purge TIG welding of dairy, sched tube and ancillary items such as brackets and supports.
  • An understanding of temperature-controlled pipe work systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings such as P&IDs, layouts, and spool drawings.
  • Excellent team working and organisational skills, being able to prioritise requirements to meet demands from project engineering.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), with the ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally with customers, suppliers and HPS staff.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, being able to prioritise requirements to meet differing demands.
  • A supportive and encouraging approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and with the ability to delegate when necessary.


  • 5 plus years’ experience in a relevant production or engineering discipline.
  • Apprentice trained in a relevant mechanical engineering field.
  • Full and current British driving licence.

Permanent Employees Benifits – Healthcare and Pension Contribution.


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