Job Title: Welder
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cumbria, England
Salary: £12 - £13 per hour + Permanent Opportunity
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Weld/Bendalls_1548768845
Contact Name: Harry Tremlett
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2019 13:34

Job Description

Welder / Fabricator

3 - 6 month (Contract)

40 hours per week

£12.83 per hour

Astute Technical Recruitment are currently looking for a competent Welder, experienced in MIG and TIG fabrication.

The ideal candidate must have experience as a Welder, in addition to previous experience working with Carbon Steel & Stainless Steel materials. Ideally candidate will have experience within a fast paced, lean environment and be confident in working to high precision standards.

You will be required to complete a weld test at interview stage.

Role & Responsibilities
As a Welder, you will be responsible for:

  • Welding materials to assist with the manufacture of components for the nuclear sector.
  • Ensuring health and safety practices are enforced.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Relevant industry qualification (NVQ, City & Guilds etc).
  • Or time served apprenticeship.
  • Experience and references within a similar role.

Salary & Benefits
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Hourly rate of up to £12.83 per hour.
  • 40 hours per week.
  • There will be the option to move into a permanent position, dependant on performance and workload following the initial contract.

Please be aware that the rate is only applicable for those are set up as a LTD company. If you require that we pay you using an umbrella company, the rate will be affected.

Who are Astute Technical?

Astute is an award-winning technical recruitment consultancy established in 2006. We're proud to have built an industry leading business focusing on the provision of high-calibre contract and permanent staff worldwide to the Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Waste Management, Water Treatment and Nuclear sectors. With highly knowledgeable recruitment teams, experts in their specialist areas of Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Management, Astute is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.

If you are interested in this role, please call Harry on 02393 910035 or email a CV to

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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