Welder / Fabricator in Southampton at Pentalver

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Welder / Fabricator

Location: Southampton

Salary: Competitive

Pentalver is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience.  We are currently recruiting for a skilled mild steel Fabricator/MIG Welder to join our small but busy Container Conversions team in Southampton.

This is a full-time, permanent position with a basic week of 40 hours (Monday – Friday). Occasionally you will be required to work additional hours, including Saturdays to suit the business needs and therefore flexibility is required.

Please note the position is not production welding.

On the job training/supervision and appropriate equipment, including PPE will be provided to the successful candidate who will be able to work on their own after a few months.

Key responsibilities of the Welder / Fabricator:


  • Metal work and fabrication in various gauge metals (light to medium)
  • MIG welding (predominately mild steel)
  • Cutting and folding and other metal forming techniques
  • Interpret engineering drawing
  • Metal dressing to a high standard (grinding, sanding and polishing)
  • Take measurements/mark out, drill/cut materials to size by burning, disc cutting and by plasma cutting
  • Ensure you follow the Company H&S procedures at all times

Requirements of the Welder / Fabricator:


  • Previous experience of working as a Fabricator (Engineering / Carpentry and or Metal work)
  • MIG welding experience especially with welding mild steel to an extremely high standards
  • Must be able to independently read and interpret detailed engineering drawings and work with minimal supervision
  • Must be skilled in operating general sheet metal hand power tools and machines
  • Math and mechanical aptitude
  • Due to the nature of the business, DIY, carpentry and forklift operating skills would be an advantage for any applicant

Benefits of becoming the Welder / Fabricator:


  • Competitive salary
  • Overtime payment at time and a half
  • 20 days of annual leave increasing up to 28 days with the length of service (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Regular training
  • Childcare vouchers

If you feel you meet the above criteria of this Welder / Fabricator role then please apply now!

CVs from agencies will not be accepted.

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