Plater/Welder (Charlton)

Plater/Welder (Charlton)

  • Post Date:15th January 2024
  • Apply Before: 29th February 2024
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Job Description

Cory is one of the UK’s leading resource management, recycling, and energy recovery companies. We use the River Thames as a green highway, saving around 100,000 truck movements a year – a vital way of getting traffic off the road and making London safer and less polluted. As a river-based business, we are proud to support the growth of the Thames economy and the wider inland waterways sector.

We are recruiting for the position of Plater/Welder. The primary purpose of this role is to assist the Cory Ship Repair managers to provide an effective maintenance and repair service to meet the demands of the company’s in-house and third-party needs. The successful candidate will provide support for the day-to-day operations at Cory Ship Repair Services and ensure full compliance with all relevant workplace legislation at all times.

Typical duties include:

  • Fabrication of steel barge/vessel sections
  • Repair and maintenance of tugs, barges and containers and third-party vessels
  • General woodworking, to include use of woodworking machinery
  • The operation of heavy machinery used in the fabrication process
  • Emergency repair of tugs and barges and third-party vessels including salvage work
  • Participating in the movement of craft in the immediate vicinity of Gravesend and Charlton and in/out of the slipways
  • Assisting in yard activities (preparation and painting, plant operation, HP water washing, assisting Fitters/MSOs, housekeeping and any other duties that may arise)
  • Ensuring full compliance with all international, national, local and company safety and environmental legislation, regulations, codes, procedures, and guidance
  • Full participation in emergency exercises
  • Assisting in the training of apprentices
  • To carry out this work at other Cory-operated locations

Job requirements

The successful candidate should demonstrate the following abilities and competencies:

  • Hot works experience, including welding, fabrication, and burning
  • Working at height awareness
  • Understanding of technical drawings and template making
  • Confined space/enclosed space awareness
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Ability to work well in a team

Please note: While this role is based at Charlton, there is the requirement to work at our Gravesend site from time to time. It would be advantageous to hold a full driving licence.

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