Coded Pipe Welder

Location Burton-on-Trent
Job type: Contract
Salary: PAYE ONLY £23.40 per hour all hours
Contact name: Lauren Smith

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Job ref: L57RXW5R
Published: 5 months ago
Startdate: 06-02-2024

Discipline:Coded Pipe Welder - Site

Location:Leeds & Burton upon Trent

Rate: PAYE ONLY£23.40 per hour all hours

Start Date: 29.01.24

Duration:Up to 6 months

Hours:10 hours per day Monday to Friday - possible weekend work

Position Overview:
Our client is looking for a skilled and experienced TIG 141 Pipe Welder to join their team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for performing high-quality TIG welding on hygienic food process pipework and equipment, ensuring precision, durability, and compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Pipe Welding:

    • Utilize TIG welding techniques to weld stainless steel and other materials used in hygienic food process piping systems.

    • Perform welds according to engineering drawings, blueprints, and welding procedures to ensure proper fit, alignment, and integrity.

    • Maintain strict adherence to hygienic welding practices to prevent contamination and ensure compliance with food safety standards.

    • Quality Assurance:

    • Conduct visual inspections of welds to verify quality, consistency, and adherence to specifications.

    • Use non-destructive testing methods, such as dye penetrant or radiographic testing, to identify and address any defects or imperfections.

    • Document welding activities and inspection results accurately to maintain traceability and compliance with quality assurance protocols.

    • Safety and Compliance:

    • Follow established safety protocols and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for yourself and others.

    • Adhere to relevant industry standards and regulations, including ASME BPE and FDA guidelines, to maintain hygienic conditions and prevent food contamination.

    • Collaboration and Communication:

    • Coordinate with project managers, pipefitters, and other team members to plan and execute welding projects efficiently and effectively.

    • Communicate any issues, concerns, or deviations from welding procedures to supervisors and stakeholders in a clear and timely manner.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience as a TIG 141 Pipe Welder, preferably in the food processing industry or a related field.

  • Expertise in TIG welding techniques, with a focus on welding thin-wall stainless steel tubing (typically 1/16" to 1/8" thickness).

  • Familiarity with hygienic welding practices, including purging, back-purging, and passivation, to maintain cleanliness and prevent contamination.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, welding symbols, and technical specifications.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality welds that meet or exceed industry standards.


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