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Fabricator – Plater in Glasgow




Up to £34427.00 per annum



Based in Govan & Scotstoun - Glasgow

Our client is looking for an experienced Fabricator to join a team of experienced, creative, production trade shipbuilders to help deliver the very best product possible to their customers.

The Team
Our shipbuilding business is growing, and we are now recruiting Fabricator/Platers to fabricate, assemble and/or install parts of a ship. Constructing the ship, pulling together all the component parts. You will be working to engineering standards, striving for quality right first time. Taking the ship from bare steel design to the final constructed warship.

Your main responsibilities as a Fabricator/Plater will involve:
* Interpreting engineering drawings
* Marking - off materials
* Plate perpetration, using different methods (Oxy - fuel gas cutting & Hand Grinding), pressure testing, drilling & lock fitting
* Assembling of ships structures, shell, decks, bulkheads, frames, & longitudinal
* Fit, fair and tack weld steelwork using fairing aids
* Fabrication of ship items - seats, ladders, false flooring & panels
* Outfitting Ships items, fitting of hatches, watertight doors, equipment seats & false flooring
* Forming Material using machine tools - Rolling, Flanging & Cutting Machines (guillotine, cropper mechanical saw)
* Preparing ship for float-off & ship sea trials

Essential skills and Qualifications:
* Trade papers, e.g., formal apprenticeship (ability to provide papers)
* Current knowledge and experience in Fabrication
* Clear understanding of SHE risks awareness
* Understanding of manufacturing processes
* Must be comfortable working in confined spaces and or at height
Desirable Skills:
* Safety certification i.e., SHE induction, COSHH awareness, working at height
* Background in major construction / manufacturing environment

* Competitive pension scheme
* Enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
* Flexible working and an employee assistance programme
* Cycle2work
* Employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Based in Govan & Scotstoun - Glasgow
Competitive Salary and excellent benefits


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 119045_1699630080
Date posted 10 November 2023

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