Plater Welder

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Plater Welder

  • Post Date:22nd May 2023
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Job Description

Role Title: Plater/Welder

Location: Riverside, Charlton, SE7 7SU/Wharf Rd Gravesend DA12 2RU

Line Manager: Bargeyard Manager

About us

Cory Riverside Energy 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. They 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

  • Fabrication of steel barge/vessel sections
  • Repair and maintenance of tugs, barges and containers and 3rd 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 3rd 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/MSO’s, housekeeping and any other duties that may arise).
  • 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.

Essential skills and experience

  • Hot works, including welding, fabrication, burning.
  • Working at height awareness.
  • Understanding of technical drawings and template making.
  • Confined space/enclosed space awareness
  • Flexible working
  • Driving license
  • Team Player

Desirable skills and experience

  • Background in marine construction
  • Barge and ship building (fabrication, steelworks, maintenance)
  • Marine engineering
  • Marine construction (timber/steel/HDPR/piling/fendering)


  • A qualification in Fabrication, Welding or Marine Construction/Ship Building is essential.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV to with the subject heading RM-23.

Closing date for this vacancy is: 02/06/2023

Cory operates an Equal Opportunities Policy