Welder

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1348854046-2
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Matchtech
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship




As a Welder, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the structural integrity of various materials used in Defence projects. Join a dynamic team and contribute to the successful completion of high-profile Defence projects.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Welding different materials, including carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminium
  • Utilising various welding processes, such as Manual Metal Arc, Metal Inert Gas, Automatic & Semi-Automatic Machine Welding (Submerged-Arc & KAT), and Resistance Welding (Stud Welding)
  • Maintaining high standards in welding butts and fillets
  • Performing FCAW/MAG welding using ceramic tiles
  • Ensuring self-verification on all welds
  • Adhering to all safety, health, and environmental standards associated with welding


Job Requirements:

  • Trade papers, such as a formal apprenticeship, are mandatory
  • Knowledge and experience in Ceramic Tile Welding
  • Proficiency in welding and the use of associated equipment
  • Experience with flux core arc welding
  • Ability to perform deposit welds that pass visual and non-destructive examinations
  • Materials experience in welding carbon steel within the thickness range of 4-10mm
  • Clear understanding of safety, health, and COSHH risks
  • Background in a major construction or manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Experience with welding using MCAW consumables
  • Knowledge of MIG welding for aluminium
  • Experience with automated welding equipment


If you meet the above requirements and are ready to take on a challenging role in the Defence industry, apply now!