Description and requirements

Based in Doncaster our Bentley Works Facility provides a huge range of manufacturing, engineering and maintenance services, using specialist equipment and precision tooling. The facility provides the main hub for internal piling and foundation equipment.

We employ a multi-skilled team of mechanical and civil engineers at the South Yorkshire site. Their expertise includes production design, fabrication, welding, electrical engineering, hydraulics and computer numerical control machining.

The over-riding responsibility of a Plater / Welder is to repair, manufacture or modify plant and equipment to the required standard, as directed by the Fabrication Shop supervision.

Key Accountabilities:
Manufacture, modify or repair to a technical drawing, sample or instruction
Progress the work / job on a routine basis, from initial inspection to final inspection, in line with the requirements stipulated by the Responsible Welding Coordinator (RWC)
Identify materials and tools as required for the job, ensuring continuity of the work
Ensure estimated timed jobs and deadlines are met - this may involve extra working hours
Ensure that any daily / weekly equipment checks are carried out when required and reported and documented accordingly
Maintain good housekeeping standards in the workplace at all times
Pass on your skills and knowledge to your colleagues
Maintain good communication at all times with your supervisors, RWC and colleagues
Report to the supervision about any training needs

Working Environment:
37hr working week
Occasional UK wide travel expected

We're Looking For:
City and Guilds / NVQ or equivalent in Welding and Fabrication; experience in manufacturing, modifying or repairing plant and equipment to a technical drawing, sample or instruction
Coded welder qualification; fork lift truck operator as desired
Knowledge and Experience in a similar role previously
Health and Safety trained - CSCS card
Environmental awareness
Manual handling
Ability to read technical drawings

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

Flexible working

We welcome you to ask about flexibility at interview stage and we will explore what is possible for the role.

Reasonable adjustments

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us using if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

More information about the role

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us:

Closing date

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the business.
Doncaster, United Kingdom, gb
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