Apprentice Metal Fabricator

  • TEG
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 23/02/2019
Full time Engineering Entry Level Installation-Maint-Repair Manufacturing Skilled Labor

Job Description

As part of our expansion plans, TEG has a requirement for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator, based out of our Global Headquarters in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

What is a Metal Fabricator?
The Metal Fabricator’s work involves the installation and manufacture of a range of metallic systems to include pressure vessels, tank and boiler manufacture, structural steel systems, plate steel systems and piping systems. Metal fabricators can shape steel components with the aid of thermal cutting equipment and a range
of machinery used in bending, folding and cutting metal plate and pipe components.
Thermal processes such as MMA (Manual Metal Arc) welding, TIG/TAG (Tungsten Inert Gas and Tungsten Active Gas) welding MIG/MAG (Metal Inert Gas and Metal Active Gas welding and oxy acetylene welding and brazing are skills used by the metal fabricator.

Metal Fabricators require many skills including:
 Working with a variety of specialised hand and power tools
 Knowledge of a range of metal fabrication processes
 Performing a range of welding processes
 Interpreting technical drawings and specifications
 Measuring, marking out, cutting and welding mild steel, stainless steel, alloy steels and aluminium plate and pipe
 Installation of structural steel systems

Personal Qualities and Skills
As a Metal Fabricator you will need to be physically active and to be able to work with your hands. An awareness of health and safety and good housekeeping is essential as well as attention to detail.

The Metal Fabricator must have the ability to:
 Plan and organise
 Communicate effectively
 Solve problems
 Work independently and as part of a team
 Show a positive attitude
 Recognise the need for good customer relations
 Demonstrate good work practices including time keeping, tidiness, responsibility, quality awareness and safety awareness

TEG offers a very competitive pensionable salary and is an equal opportunities employer.
If you are interested in applying for this position and joining an exciting, expanding company, operating to the highest quality standards please apply below quoting reference TEG – 02/19MJ

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