• Posted 1 month ago
  • Torquay
  • Full Time

Job Title:                                 Steel Erector

Overall Job Purpose:              To  erect, join, cut and repair beams and girders along with other structural components to form complete structures or frameworks.

Responsible to:                      Site Foreman


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Loading material onto the lorry prior to work start and then unloading upon arrival on site
  • Assembling and erecting steel structures and fabrications through the use of hand tools such as Spanners, Ratchets, Hammers, Levels and Nut/Bolt fixtures
  • Interoperating and working to Engineering Drawings, Specifications and Blueprints
  • Possible MIG Welding
  • Erecting steel structures and fabricated components according to customer specifications
  • Use of Crane and Lifting equipment
  • Use of Tele handler
  • Occasional use and construction of temporary support structures such as Braces, Jacks, Ropes, Clamps and Straps
  • Treat and Clean the work piece after construction
  • Use of Hand Tools such as Grinders to remove Slag, Dross or Spatter
  • Examine final construct for any obvious defects or discontinuities

Personal Qualities and Qualifications

Personal Specifications:

  • Previous experience working in Construction or similar role
  • Experience working in structural steel a distinct advantage
  • Ability to use Hand Tools and work with Mechanical Fixtures
  • Experience using machinery such as Crane and Tele handler
  • Ability to read and interoperate Engineering Drawings and Blueprints
  • Basic Understanding of Engineering Mathematics and Geometry
  • Ability to work in harsh conditions and work at heights were required
  • Hands on approach to work.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.

Qualifications and Certification:

  • City and Guilds in Mechanical Engineering, Completion of a Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Relevant Experience will be considered in absence of qualifications.
  • CSCS Card
  • Forklift license / Tele handler (Advantageous)


Additional Information

Working Hours:                      Monday to Friday  (Full time)

Location:                                Torquay / Exeter

Remuneration:                       £13 – £16 P/H (DOE)

Probation:                              3 month probationary period.

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