Welder Supervisor

England, Devon, Exeter
£18 per hour
11 Jan 2017
20 Jan 2017
Welder - Ex
Daniel Majer
Contract Type
Full Time

Welding Supervisor

6 months initially


My client, one of the largest energy companies in the UK are looking for a Welder who has Supervisory experience within the Construction or Energy sector.

Job Purpose:

Based on site, you will align your project with the highest safety, health, environmental and technical quality standards and ensure that it is on track and on time. The role will involve supporting with Welding tasks on a daily basis whilst also supporting the Project Delivery Manager with sub-contractors and suppliers, and developing positive relationships with clients and contractors.


  • Previous Supervisor experience is essential.
  • Experience of managing people is essential.
  • Experience in construction is essential.
  • SMSTS training or equivalent.
  • EWI experience is essential
  • A minimum HNC engineering qualification is desireable
  • An SSSTS or NEBOSH equivalent certificate.
  • An appropriate CSCS card.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, including the ability to negotiate with others to ensure the most effective delivery of the programme.
  • Good stakeholder management and communication skills - you will be able to build productive relationships with senior managers and staff, contractors and customers.
  • Plenty of enthusiasm, and a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to maintain optimum business performance in a quality focused.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake daily QA checks
  • Carry out Health and safety Checks
  • Gather data that is key to the business (part of QA)
  • Assist Site manager reach overall site KPIs and Targets
  • Uses electricity and torches to produce heat and solder together components made from steel, titanium, copper, and other metals
  • Welds small components for residential use and large ones like pipelines for power plants
  • Consults blueprints and sketches in order to execute jobs and tasks to specification
  • Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods
  • Monitors equipment for appropriate usage and temperature
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of universal standards and specifications in order to meet building codes and legal requirements
  • Develops working knowledge of dozens of methods used for welding a variety of materials and components
  • Operates specialised machinery for industrial welding or supervises robots that do the same
  • Trims metal components using heat, fire, and electricity
  • Monitors work environment for hazards and maintains healthy ventilation levels to avoid particle or gas inhalation
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes

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