Welding Engineer

Job type:
6 months
Outsource UK
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:

This project is archived and not active any more.
You will find vacant projects in our project database.

My client, a well established defence organisation based in Cumbria are currently looking for a highly experienced Welding Engineer to start a 6 month contract paying £50 per hour.

Job Requirements:

  • Provide welding engineering guidance and support to structural and piping areas across the submarines business unit
  • Undertake Procedure Qualification Record development, testing and formal approval of welding procedure specifications to support process improvements within the production environment.
  • Assist with preparation and transmittal of welding documentation to production areas.
  • Monitor weld quality within structural and piping areas and report findings to line management.
  • Conduct routine process audits within production areas to investigate defect trends and facilitate improvement.
  • Investigate and review emerging process technology and consumables for applicability to submarine construction.
  • Liaise with internal departments (production, QC/QA etc) to ensure welding process control is enforced and maintained.

Individual Requirements:

  • Qualified to BSc/BEng level or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject.
  • European Welding Federation qualification to Engineer level Chartership with The Welding Institute
  • Familiar with national and international codes and specifications relating to welding.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently as required. Able to assimilate and process data from a range of sources. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the business. Significant demonstrable working knowledge of the main welding processes typically used for structural and piping applications within a heavy engineering environment.

If this sounds like the role for you please send your most recent CV to (see below)