Plater Welder at Cory Ship Repair Services, Gravesend and Barge Yard, Charlton.
Cory Riverside Energy are recruiting for the position of a Plater Welder to be based between Cory Ship Repair Services in Gravesend and the Barge Yard at Charlton.
The company uses the River Thames as a green highway to move waste from London by use of tugs and barges, effectively removing 100,000 truck movements a year from London’s roads to its Energy from Waste Facility in Belvedere, there generating electricity from residual waste, the facility is improving resource efficiency, avoiding landfill use and achieving greater sustainability as part of London’s circular economy. CRE subsequently operates a ship repair yard to maintain its fleet of tugs and barges along with maintaining third party vessels.
The holder of this role will provide an important function that directly contributes to the daily working and smooth running of the Ship Repair and Barge Yard through various operational duties and responsibilities.
The main role of the Plater Welder is to support the Plater Welder Supervisor in all aspects of the safe and efficient operation of the Shipyard in providing effective repairs and maintenance for the company’s barge/vessels and third-party contracts. In the absence of the Plater Welder Supervisor liaise with the Manager, order equipment supplies, allocate works to other members of staff and manage contractors whilst on site if necessary.
o Five years’ experience of welding fabrication
o Welding qualification desirable
o Experience of ship building and ship repair preferable.
o Fabrication and welding of steel barge sections
o Oxy fuel cutting process along with Manual metal arc welding
o Repair and maintenance of tugs, barges, yard equipment and infrastructure
o General woodworking, to include the use of woodworking machinery
o The operation of heavy equipment used in the fabrication process
o Qualifications to operate Shipyard vehicles
o Carry out emergency repairs to vessels including salvage work
o Confined space/Safe working/Rescue working.
The above is a summary of the main tasks and responsibilities of the post, the position may require flexible working arrangements and further tasks may be required as the business needs arise.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and experience:
· Understanding of technical drawings
· Template drawings
· Good communication verbal and written
· Approved first Aider
· Basic writing skills
· Ability to work in a team
· Problem solving
· Be prepared to work additional hours and weekends as required
· Ability to work on own initiative
This role will be based between the Barge Yards at Gravesend and Charlton and will require a Trades test as part of the process.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Steve Ashdown an application form on 01474567881 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send completed application forms to Steve Ashdown, Cory Ship Repair Yard, Wharf Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2RU marked Private and Confidential clearly marked on the envelope or email header.
Closing date for this vacancy is: 12 March 2021.
Cory Riverside Energy operates an Equal Opportunities Policy