Welder/Pipefitter (District Heating)

Full time @Blocktech MEP in Engineering
  • Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : May 15, 2023
  • Apply Before : June 16, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1729
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Engineering
  • Qualifications Other

Job Description

Blocktech MEP are looking on behalf of their client for a Coded Welder for a permanent position working on District heating projects across the UK.

Mechanical services, pipework or buried utilities, building services, HVAC, groundworks and civil works or general construction works experience would be an advantage but not a necessity.

This position requires you to have a current pipe welding qualification to BS EN ISO 9606-1:2017 (formerly BS2971). Metal arc welding is preferred however oxy-acetylene welding is sufficient. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years pipe welding and fitting experience.

This role will be the senior position of a gang of 2 installers working alongside a ‘Pre-insulated Pipe Installer’ on construction sites all around the UK installing buried pre-insulated steel and plastic pipes. Projects can last anywhere between a few days and a year depending on the size and nature of the scheme however an average project duration is approximately 1 month.

Necessary requirements and attributes for the successful candidate

  • Adhere to the company health, safety and environmental procedures
  • Find a problem or issue as a challenge to overcome and learn
  • Looking to build a career and grow with a Company not just looking for a Job.
  • Able to represent and be an ambassador for the Company by maintaining good client and customer relationships by taking pride and having a good work ethic.
  • Understand the importance of Punctuality and your part in pushing projects forward.
  • A full UK driving licence.

Ideally you will have a SSSTS as you will be Supervising your mate, a slinger signaller, and telehandler certificate or no obligation attending/obtaining the said certs at the Company cost.

Our client are specialist suppliers and installers of pre-insulated heating and cooling distribution pipes. They do all manner of project types, including district heating, community heating, and combined heat and power (CHP) projects, anything from large scale CHP biomass heating or a short run across School playground. Previous projects include Airports, Chemical Process, Hospitals, Hotels, MOD, and Local authority district heating

As you are required to travel across the UK a vehicle is supplied. Hotels paid, and a fair food allowance granted whilst over a certain distance from your base location.

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