Company Overview

We design, manufacture and construct high quality steel structures including industrial buildings, aircraft hangars and their electro-mechanical doors, warehouses, grandstands, multi-storey buildings, car parks and bridges, as well as defence equipment, manual and electric roller shutter doors, windows and curtain walling.

Our Values

Our company values are central to how we work and everything we do:

Safety first

  • We prioritise safety over profit
  • All of our activities are carried out with safety in mind
  • Safety is the first consideration before work commences
  • We responsibly manage the impact that our business has on the environment

Transparency and openness

  • We believe in transparency, openness and honesty and the importance of sharing our plans and performance with our team
  • We understand the impact of our actions on the team and our external stakeholders
  • Integrity is at the heart of all we do

No blame culture … open to change

  • We seek solutions, not scapegoats
  • We use our continuous improvement culture to improve the way we do things every day
  • We learn from our mistakes and embrace change
  • When an error occurs, we identify the root cause and implement changes to prevent recurrence

One Team

  • Our people are our company, together we are one team
  • We treat our team members with mutual respect
  • We promote an inclusive and diverse culture open to all
  • We work as one team across functional disciplines to deliver for our customers

Role Overview

As a Fabricator/Welder Apprentice you will work in our busy manufacturing workshops, based in our main site in Christchurch. This role will involve predominately MAG welding.

You will attend college on a day release basis to complete your Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship and will be mentored by another member of the team to help you achieve this.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Complying with all relevant Company Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Fabricating, welding and associated activities for manufacturing structural steel sections.
  • Producing accurate finished work from engineering drawings.
  • Working to welding execution classes 2-4.
  • Operating work equipment safely, ensuing that safety checks are carried out.
  • Wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for all work tasks.
  • Keeping the workshop area clean and tidy.
  • Adhere to and work in line with the Company values.

Key Skills

  • Hard working and team player.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Being able to communicate at all levels.
  • Flexibility to take on new tasks if requested.

The above list is not exhaustive but it covers the main duties of the Fabricator/Welder Apprentice.

There may be other duties, not mentioned here, which become part of the job.

Please apply to hr@reidsteel.co.uk

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