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Welding Technician

  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Jenny Wood
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01946 820 002
  • Start Date: 2021-06-07
  • Expiry Date: 18 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 1036038
Due to continued growth, NRL's client delivers bespoke engineering and technical solutions to the nuclear industry and is looking for a Welding Technician to join their team on a permanent basis.

About the role:

The position exists to provide the necessary detailed technical welding knowledge required to support the business on a day-to-day basis.  Working as part of a team, the jobholder should be technically capable of determining welder approval and procedure qualification test requirements and taking testing through to completion. Maintaining the welder qualification register and welder audits in accordance with ISO 3834-2 are also included with the role.

What you will need:
  • NVQ Level 3 in Welding and Fabrication, or a degree in Metallurgy / Material Science or a background in an engineering or science based discipline, or perhaps CSWIP 3.1 
  • Experience of steel and other material fabrication
  • An understanding of weld procedures, welder approval testing and weld procedure qualification
  • A detailed knowledge of relevant workshops fabrication and welding processes
  • The ability to identify the origin and cause of fabrication and welding defects
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Self motivated with a willingness to work towards European Welding Engineer status
What's in it for you:
  • Chance to join a growing company who invest and look after their staff
  • Full time role Mon-Fri, 36.5 paid hours per week
  • 35 holidays (inc BH) per annum
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent pension contributions