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  • Job reference: RMS0149055

Tig Welder

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/10/2014
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The Company:
The company designs, constructs, transports, installs and removes offshore facilities for the global oil and gas industry. During the last decades they have become a significant international player in the offshore oil and gas construction industry. The Group consists of two divisions, each with a specific role in the activities of the Group

The Role:
To undertake GTAW welding and jointing of ferrous and non-ferrous materials

Working Hours:
12 hour shifts, 7 days per week

Ltd Co/Umbrella Rates;

£21.51 - 37 Hours Mon - Thurs
£28.11 - After 37 hours Mon - Thurs, All day Fri & first 4 hours Sat
£37.41 - After 4 hours Sat & All day Sun

• Adherence to Company Policy, procedures.
• Quality, safety, health and environmental awareness (e.g. responsible for own and others safety}.
• To perform tasks which may be requested by Management.
• Individual risk awareness within job role.
• Be responsible for general good housekeeping and safe working practices in the workshop and on facility.
• The interpretation of fabrication drawings, weld procedure documentation and weld Inspection procedures.
• Check that the drawing details, weld procedures and preparations match and are in accordance with the job specification.
• To perform any weld tests as required by the Contract.
• Check that the allocated welding equipment has a current validation certificate and meets the requirements of the proposed weld procedure.
• Ensure that the welding consumables are in accordance with the welding procedure, have been stored correctly and are maintained as required during fabrication.
• Carry out the welding operation in accordance with the correct weld procedure and current work instructions.
• Liaise with inspectors as required.
• To be responsible for their individual quality, health and safety as well as their colleagues. Welders will, when required attend courses to maintain competence in line with new standards and techniques.
• Assist in the training of apprentices, students and new employees.
• Be responsible for general good house-keeping and safe working practices in the workshop and on site.
• Be responsible for the accuracy and content of their own work.
• Cable Management and housekeeping.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Competency Requirements:
• Valid 6G Coding in GTAW with a minimum of 2 materials (stainless/carbon/duplex/CrMo/Cunifer)
• An understanding of company Quality, Safety, Health & Environmental systems & Programme.
• Communicate in a positive manner with shop floor personnel and discipline Supervisor.
• Completed a recognised training programme e.g. Time-Served Apprenticeship.
• Computer literate.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• As dictated by process requirements.
• Overhead Pendant Crane- Desirable.
• Codings as required
• MEWP - Desirable.

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