MIG/MAG Welders

Posted 03/06/2024 by Nexus Resource Solutions

Govan, Glasgow City
£36,217 - £48,168/annum 4 day week, Overtime, 6% pension

Nexus Resource Solutions are excited to be partnering BAE Systems in their recruitment drive to support the Type 26 Warship programme with Welders in the Scotstoun and Govan Shipyards. This programme alone will be running well into 2030’s.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of one of the biggest projects in the UK. It offers job security and excellent working conditions, along with an excellent benefits packages and 4 day working week.


·Welding different materials (carbon & stainless steel & aluminium)

·Welding using different welding processes i.e., Manual Metal Arc, Meta Inert Gas, Automatic & Semi-Automatic Machine Welding (Submerged - Arc & KAT) & Resistance Welding (Stud Welding)

·Welding butts and fillets to a high standard

·Main process – FCAW / MAG - using ceramic tiles

·Self-verification on all welds

·Adhering to all she related standards associated with welding, including fume control

Skills and Qualifications:

·Trade papers e.g. Formal Apprenticeship (required to provide papers)

·Ceramic Tile Welding Knowledge 

·Knowledge and experience in Welding and use of associated equipment

·Flux core arc welding experience 

·Deposit welds that pass both visual and NDE examinations

·Materials experience of welding carbon steel thickness 4-10mm range

·Clear understanding of SHE, COSHH risks awareness

·Background in major construction / manufacturing environment

·Welding with MCAW consumables

·Welding aluminium with MIG process

·Welding with automated equipment

Salary and Benefits:
Dayshift is £36,217 per annum or the equivalent of £18.82ph

Night Shift and the 3-day weekend shift are paid at a 33% premium. Total salary is £48,168.61 or the equivalent of £25.03ph

-Pension is a 6% contribution with a minimum 4% contributed by the employee. 10% minimum.
-Share incentive plan
-33 days holiday, increasing with service
-Flexible working
-Employee discounts
-Cycle to work scheme
Shift Patterns:

-Night Shift - 33% Rate
-Weekend Shift - 33% Rate
-Day shift - Flat Rate
-Dayshift, Monday – Thursday, 0700 – 1630
-Nightshift, Monday – Thursday, 2030 – 0600

Weekend Shift, Friday – Sunday, 0700 – 1930
Overtime Pay:

-Mon – Thurs – 1.33 (Time and a 3rd)
-Friday – Time and a half for the first 4 hours, and double time for anything thereafter
-Saturday – Time and a half
-Sunday – Double time

Nexus Resource Solutions LTD is acting as an employment business and an employment agency.

Please note- We appreciate the time taken to apply to our vacancies. However due to the high volume of applications NRS receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7 days. If you don’t hear from us within 7 days your application has unfortunately not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.

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