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Welder / Fabricator

The Role: Welder / Fabricator

 

Location: Cardiff (Workshop based)

Salary: £26,000 – £28,500 per annum (Dependent on experience)

Working hours: 37.50 hours per week – 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

 

About Us:

Wild Creations is a leading provider of innovative design, manufacturing, and installation solutions for props and scenery within the entertainment, marketing, and theme park industries. With a passion for creativity and craftsmanship, we specialise in bringing our clients’ visions to life through our exceptional workmanship and attention to detail.

Company Culture:

We foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Our team is passionate about delivering exceptional work. We value diversity, creativity, and continuous learning, and we strive to create a workplace where every team member can thrive and contribute to our collective success. 

We require a highly motivated individual who would be inspired to satisfy the following criteria:

 

Role Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform Welding operations, using various welding techniques – predominately MIG Welding, but also TIG and aluminium, according to detailed engineering/production drawings
  • Fabricate items to the high standards expected of our work, ensuring welds are strong and durable whilst adhering to strict deadlines
  • Liaise and collaborate with colleagues across different departments to achieve project goals
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • To conduct weld procedures and inspections to identify defects and ensuring compliance with specifications
  • The ability to work with different types of metals and alloys, understanding their properties and the appropriate welding methods to use
  • Ensuring welding and fabrication equipment is maintained in good working order, reporting any issues for repair
  • Following strict health and safety protocols to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Record Keeping and documentation
  • Any other duties that may be reasonable and within the scope of the position

 

The successful candidate will have:

 

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the welding and fabrication industry, demonstrating practical skills and knowledge.
  • Understanding of industry standards and best practices in welding and fabrication processes.
  • Proficiency in various welding techniques such as MIG, TIG and aluminium welding.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting engineering/production drawings/blueprints to fabricate metal components.
  • Knowledge and understanding of different metals and their properties, as well as the ability to work with metal cutting, shaping, and bending equipment.
  • Precision and attention to detail with the ability to produce welds and fabrications with high accuracy and quality standards..
  • Capability to troubleshoot and resolve issues related to welding and fabrication processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues and supervisors.
  • Consistency in delivering work to deadlines and meeting quality standards.
  • Willingness to adapt to different tasks and work environments as required by the job.
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn new skills

 

Desirable Skills

  • Relevant certifications such as City & Guilds, NVQs, or equivalent in welding and fabrication.
  • Awareness and adherence to health and safety regulations such as CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) or similar.

 

We offer the following benefits:

  • An extra day off for your Birthday + the usual 28 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays)
  • An additional day of annual leave after 2 years service, increasing annually, to a maximum of 5 additional days
  • Private healthcare (after 3 months service)
  • Contributory pension scheme (company contribution of 4%)
  • Cycle to Work scheme (after 3 months service)
  • Additional training where required – We test and code to Standard BS EN ISO 9606-1:2017
  • Free Parking on site
  • Great coffee

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please send your CV, along with a covering letter, and portfolio (if applicable) detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to [email protected]