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Apprentice Fabricator/Welder

  • Company: Taziker
  • Location: Blackburn
  • Vacancy Ref: 00001022
  • Weekly wage: £256.00
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Engineering

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder based in Blackburn.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc.

Looking for an exciting opportunity to gain practical experience in fabrication, working on large structures for the rail and civils industry.

With over 50 years operating in the infrastructure industry, we have expanded our service capabilities to build a reputation as one of the leading multi–disciplinary engineering specialists in the UK. We operate across a variety of sectors, with Taziker offering a self–delivery capability through our in–house team.

This reflects the evolution of the business, with our specialist expertise seeing Taziker work on some of the most varied and iconic structures in the UK. This diversified offering across a variety of projects evidences our commitment to building trusted relationships with clients through a collaborative approach, while continuously investing in and developing our people.

Based at Tazikers Blackburn facility, were looking for two apprentice fabricator/welders to start with us ASAP, who will work under the supervision of experienced, skilled operatives. The successful candidate will need to be able to travel to Training 2000 and our Blackburn site as the first year will be block release.

Were looking for candidates who have good communications skills and are enthusiastic to learn and develop their skills on the job who can start with us right away.

What youll learn–

  • How to read, interpret and fabricate from drawings
  • How to use various equipment and machines including those used for measuring and surveying, grinders, Mag drills, guillotines, band saws and more.
  • The skills to become a coded welder in both the MIG and MMA processes.

As a business we are committed to supporting and developing our employees, this is one of the reasons that People form one of our four core values. Our people are incredibly important to us as we are explicitly aware that without our employees, we wouldnt exist.

Taziker was established in 1969 as a family run business and throughout our growth and expansion we have and continue to work with our people to retain the family–feel. This means we need to employ the right people, in the right roles. We are committed to providing our people with continuous development and encourage development throughout your journey with Taziker.

Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
  • Basic engineering drawing.

  • Measuring and marking out.

  • Knowledge of engineering materials.

  • Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
  • Fitting using hand skills.

  • Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as:
  • Welding components.
  • Welding Castings.
  • MIG and TIG.

Training to be provided

The apprentice will be working towards completing the Metal Fabricator Standard which will include the following:?

  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

  • L3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).

Interested? Apply now