Trainee Welder - Swindon, Wiltshire

£20,475/annum - Engineering
Ref: 549 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 May 2022
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Our client, based in East Swindon is looking for a Trainee Hardfacing Technician/Welder to join their ever expanding team. Our clients are specialists in the production of long-lasting components from Cobalt and Nickel based alloys.  These are predominantly used in the defence, aerospace, power generation, oil & gas, and food industries in environments where high temperatures, corrosion and abrasion can limit a product’s life.

Working over a 4 day week, the ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in engineering and certified to GCSE grade C or equivalent in Mathematics.

Reporting to the Senior Hardfacing Technician, the main Responsibilities will be:

  • Performing assembly and welding processes such as GTAW, SMAW, SAW, PTAW Hardfacing, Oxy-Fuel brazing and heat treatment, induction brazing and heat treatment.
  • Following written and/or verbal instructions which may include engineering specifications, drawings etc.
  • Willingness and desire to work towards or be proficient in, the majority of processes listed above.
  • Diligent adherence to Company Procedures, Quality and any Non-Conformance reported.

Skills Required:

  • Willingness and desire to learn and develop
  • GCE ‘C’ or equivalent in Mathematics
  • Ability to work on own initiative where appropriate and take instruction from the team.
  • Ability to learn and develop within reasonable timescales.

A full learning and development program will be offered and an opportunity to progress once training is completed.

Please note, this role does involve working with bright/flashing lights.