Vacancy: Fabrication and Welding Engineer

JOB TITLE: Fabrication and Welding Engineer


SALARY/WAGE: £11524 / £5.99 p/h
CLOSING DATE: 05/06/2023

Glasgow City Council - NRS

Modern Apprenticeship

Job Description

The successful applicant will be based at Gartcraig Depot and will be working across the city. This will involve assisting Blacksmiths an the day to day maintenance of Roads operation assets and may involve fabrication and installation of steel structures, fencing and play equipment. Additional plant, machinery and equipment training provided in-house and externally will be provided as required.

Key Responsibilities

Traffic Management, Working at Height, design and installation of complex equipment including mechanical cutting and folding, welding, grinding and polishing, drilling, reading and understanding drawings. You may also be required to gather data and carry out inspections and surveys which will involve working on site to identify underground and overhead services prior to excavation and installation. Inspection and quality control, Health and Safety procedures and an understanding of material properties.

Key Skills

Good hand skills
Attention to detail
Problem solving
Good communicator
Works well as member of team
Driving Licence

Apprenticeship Framework Level

level 3/SCQF 7

Apprenticeship Framework Title

Fabrication and Welding

Training Provider

EKGTA/Glasgow Clyde College

Company profile

Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability is a council service, which is an amalgamation of Parks, Cleansing, Roads, Parking, Community Safety Glasgow and Development and Regeneration Services which deliver services to the citizens of Glasgow. It has responsibility for maintaining parks, open spaces, roads and lighting as well as ensuring a clean environment within the city. It is also responsible for Transport, Fleet Maintenance and Planning/Building control.

Education, Qualifications and Training

4 x National 5 in English/Maths (grade C+) and technical subjects.

Experience & Knowledge

Experience is not necessary as all training will be provided on site and in college. However a determination to work hard and learn as part of a team is a requirement.

Any Additional Requirements

Due to funding criteria this vacancy is available to the following:
16-19 year olds
20-29 year olds with a disability
20-29 year olds who are in care
*Age on 14th August 2023

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