Welder

Portsmouth

Maritime Services

Operations / Manufacturing

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Welder

Location: Portsmouth, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £32,927

What you’ll be doing:

·        Proficient and experienced in the use of MMA and MIG/MAG/FCAW welding processes in ferrous and non-ferrous materials

·        Basic Understanding of the operational controls of the equipment associated with the above welding process equipment

·        Understanding of the quality assurance requirements associated with the control of welding e.g. weld maps/control of consumables/working to procedures

·        Able to work on tasks requiring radiographic/ultrasonic examination and passing the required welder approval tests associated with the welding processes quoted above in various welding positions

·        Able to understand written and oral work instructions including the use of welding procedure specifications and capable of interpreting engineering drawings showing welding symbols

·        Knowledge of the health and safety risks associated with welding and working in the ship repair environment. Understanding of Hot work and confined space permits/requirements/procedures

·        Understanding of the methods to prevent welding distortion including balanced welding sequences, restraining bars, etc

·        Understanding of the basic requirements of the visual acceptance requirements for welds

Your skills and experiences:

Essential

·        Experience in marine, ship building/ship repair and capable of interpreting engineering drawings showing welding symbols

·        Experience of construction fabrication and an understanding of the methods to prevent welding distortion including balanced welding sequences, restraining bars, etc

·        Basic understanding of the operational controls of the equipment associated with the welding processes

·        Offshore Experience advantageous

·        Up to date welding qualifications

Desirable

·        Understanding of health and safety regulations involving hot work and confined spaces

·        Have experience with tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The team:

This is an exciting time to join a business, which is expanding and transforming. Our operations division are involved in the repair and refit of both Royal Naval and Commercial vessels.

By joining BAE Systems you will have the opportunity to become a part of our multiskilled team and work in our modern facilities with our state-of-the-art equipment. You will be working alongside our Fabricators, and the majority of the work will be completed in various workshops throughout the dockyard.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

Closing Date: 30th April 2024 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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