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Welder

  • Job reference: 930770
  • Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 15/04/2020

930770

Nuclear Repair Welders

Immediate start

Contract duration up to 12 weeks

Falslane, Helensburgh

Competitive pay rates

Immediate start available for coded Welders with current SC level security clearance.


To undertake welding activities, repairs and inspections on systems and equipment on all RN and other entitled Vessels and, when required, in other sections including the Estate.

A recognised fabrication/welding Apprenticeship to at least N/SVQ Level 3 or equivalent and have gained at least a National Certificate.

Experience and knowledge on the majority of the following:

HM Submarine and Ship Operating procedures
HM Submarine and Ship Tag-out procedures
Nuclear Procedures, Production Technical Instructions, Support Documentation, welding, brazing, pipe bending procedures and processes
Relevant acceptance standards
Interpretation of engineering drawings
Relevant Quality Assurance documentation
COSHH & safe systems of work
Non-destructive examination techniques, visual examinations of all welds, dye penetrant examination of welds and surfaces
Nuclear Reactor compartment & controlled area working
All Submarines, Surface Vessels and the Estate air, fluid and steam systems
Manufacture and repair of components
In situ repair of components, including freeze seal watch keeping
Operation & maintenance of welding, brazing equipment

The weld codes are:

TIG 141 - Small Bore Pipework, various materials including Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel and Copper Nickel.

Qualification tests to BSEN 9606-1 & 3

Experience with consumable inserts would be an advantage

Mirror work would also be an advantage

MMA 141 - Structural Steel and Pressure Hull

Qualification tests - Low Hydrogen Full Pen 25mm Plate Butt and supplementary Fillet Weld to BSEN 9606-1


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.