Job Title Fabricator
Location Glasgow, United Kingdom
Salary & Shifts Range of payrates based on shifts, full breakdown below
Introduction - What's special about us?
Our partner, BAE Systems, are seeking experienced Platers and Fabricators to join their growing Fabrication team in Glasgow on a 12 month contract, offering competitive rates for both locals and those willing to commute from further afield.
As part of a specialist team, you'll be working on the latest generation of naval frigates, the Type 26.
If you're interested in learning more about this opportunity, click the apply button now, or read on to find out more.
What will I be doing?
As a Fabricator in the world of shipbuilding, your role is nothing short of pivotal, as you assemble the very structure of ships from their shell and decks to bulkheads, frames, and longitudinals. With precision and expertise, you'll mark off materials and fit and fair steelwork to maintain the ship's integrity.
You'll fabricate ship items like seats, ladders, false flooring, and panels, as well as outfitting ships with fitting hatches, watertight doors, equipment seats, and false flooring. You'll learn how to level and align large ship structures during build, along with the lifting and transportation of these structures during the build process.
You'll play a key role in preparing ships to go to sea making vessels seaworthy for launch and sea trials, manufacturing launch slipways, as well overseeing plate preparation and docking. You'll use different methods to support you in Plating, including Hand Grinding and fuel gas cutting).
BAE Systems offers a range of payrates for PAYE and Umbrella contractors, depending on your allocated shifts, and the distance you're travelling to reach the Govan site. You can speak to our team to find out more about the shift options by clicking the apply button.
PAYE - If travelling within 39 miles of work location
Umbrella - If travelling within 39 miles of work location
PAYE - If travelling more than 39 miles to work location
Umbrella - If travelling more than 39 miles to work location
Why BAE Systems?
BAE Systems provide some of the world's most advanced and technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. They employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people across roughly 40 countries.
Within their Sea division, BAE Systems design, manufacture, and support naval ships. They also are a provider of commercial shipbuilding.
At the core of BAE Systems is an overarching purpose - they play their part in protecting what matters; making the future more secure for everyone by creating bold, pioneering security products and services that can change the world we live in.