Plater Welder

  • Ref: JK Plater
  • Location: Richmond
  • Sector: Fabrication and Precision Engineering
  • Contract: Temporary to Permanent

Job Description

We are currently seeking a skilled and dedicated Plater to join our esteemed structural steel client based in Richmond. If you have a keen eye for detail, expertise in steel fabrication, and enjoy working as part of a dynamic team, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Company Overview:

Our client is a leading structural steel fabrication company specializing in the design, fabrication, and installation of steel structures for various industries, including commercial, industrial, and residential projects. With a strong reputation for quality craftsmanship and exceptional service, our client is committed to delivering outstanding results to their clients.

Position: Plater

Location: Richmond, DL10

Key Responsibilities:

Interpret and analyse detailed engineering drawings, blueprints, and specifications.
Select, measure, and mark materials according to project requirements.
Operate cutting and shaping machinery, such as plasma cutters, saws, and shears.
Utilize various tools and equipment to shape and form steel plates.
Weld, assemble, and fabricate steel components using different welding techniques.
Ensure accurate dimensions and alignment of steel plates and components.
Conduct quality checks and inspections to ensure adherence to specifications.
Collaborate closely with the welding team and other departments to ensure smooth workflow.
Follow safety procedures and maintain a clean and organized work area.
Keep up-to-date with industry trends, techniques, and advancements in steel fabrication.


Proven experience as a Plater or similar role in the structural steel industry.
Proficient in interpreting engineering drawings, blueprints, and specifications.
Solid knowledge of steel fabrication techniques, cutting, shaping, and assembly processes.
Competent in operating various cutting and shaping machinery and tools.
Strong welding skills and expertise in different welding techniques.
Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with precision.
Ability to work effectively in a team and collaborate with others.
Good organizational and time management skills.
Commitment to safety standards and practices.
Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

Education and Qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
Certification in welding or relevant field is preferred.

Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
Days shifts and Back shifts. 6am – 2pm (£16 – £18 DOE) and 2:30pm to 11pm (£18 – £20 ph DOE)
PAYE Payments, accrue holiday pay and pension
Work with a highly skilled and passionate team.
Cutting-edge tools and equipment.
Exciting projects in a fast-paced environment.

Join our clients team and be a part of creating exceptional steel structures that shape the UK skyline. Apply now and take the next step in your career as a Plater with our esteemed structural steel client. or call Josh on 01914692409.

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