Apprentice Fabrication Welder - Secure Fencing - REF: 050

Company overview:

"Secure Fencing Ltd are the North Wests Premier Security Fencing Company. With a wealth of experience in the Security Fencing Industry and a skilled, dedicated workforce , we believe we can offer a level of service second to none, from the smallest repair to a large scale project - we have completed schemes worth up to £500,000.
Secure fencing Ltd have over 25 years of experience, All materials supplied & installed to relevant BS standard.
We are members of the FCA (Fencing Contractors Association) - potential clients, looking to employ our services are safe in the knowledge that we have been thoroughly vetted.
We are a CHAS Acreditted Contractor & employ a strict safe working practice
Our Clients include Schools, most every North West Local Authorities, Insurance Companies/Loss Adjusters, Major Contractors, Fire & Ambulance Service, MOD, Development Companies, NHS Trusts & many large blue chip."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must have GCSE GRADE 4/C or above in Maths and English
  • Heavy manual engineering work assisting tradesmen in various tasks whilst learning on the job
  • Ensure that Health and Safety is adhered to at all times
  • Attending college and other courses as and when necessary to achieve the relevant qualifications
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Be hardworking, reliable and self motivated

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Good communication skills
  • Honesty
  • Hard working attitude
  • Interest in engineering / fabrication

Location: Kirkby
Contracted Hours: 39
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

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