Fabricator / Welder

Key Facts

Rate of Pay:


Shift Pattern:

Job Type:


Workington, UK


Full Time

Benefits :

10% Shift Allowance
35 Days Holiday Inc. Bank Holiday
6% Pension
Memberships to Local Gyms


The purpose of this role is to support the Team Leader with the manufacturing unit in achieving plant operational targets, product quality, customer service and health & safety objectives.

Key Accountability's

  • Participate in team activities, utilising appropriate process, technical and engineering skills to achieve manufacturing, quality and service targets.

  • Actively contributes to all team activities aimed at improving plant performance through implementation of continuous improvement , problem solving, team building and personal self-development.

  • Suggest improvements to plant, process and operating procedures.

  • Reacts to process, engineering, quality and safety issues as they arise and utilises the knowledge, experience and skills of own and other team members to initiate corrective action.

  • Operates flexibility and safely within the team carrying out activities under direction of the team leader within area of competence, capability and training.

  • Contributes to initiatives related to improving health and safety performance, taking an active part in risk assessment/hazard identification for all operational activities and taking account of appropriate COMAH regulations.

  • Read and interpret weld procedure specifications written instructions and manufacturing drawings to perform the task at hand.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills


  • Relevant Time Served Qualification in Fabrication or welding

  • (or min Level 3 with 3 years shop floor experience).

  • Experienced in the fabrication of carbon steel and stainless steel.

  • Fabrication ability:

  • Material preparation - grinding, burring, dressing (abrasive wheels).

  • Thermal cutting and chamfering (oxy-propane).

  • Plasma cutting.

  • Marking off - for fabrication assembly and machining allowance.

  • Welding ability:

  • MIG/MAG Tig weld, able to work towards Coding's for Sub Arc and Flux Core.

  • Welding Codes.

  • Experience with weld procedures and welder qualifications (coding's).

  • To be able to use basic inspection measuring tools.

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and Quality Assurance.

  • Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work.

  • Drawing interpretation including basic machining tolerances and surface finishing.


  • Heavy engineering experience.

About the Company

TSP Engineering delivers high quality, innovative bespoke solutions. As a total solution provider we offer a full range of service including Project Management, Design, Manufacture, Refurbishment and in-house Testing facilities.

Located on Britain’s Energy Coast we employ over 200 people and operate from one of the largest and most comprehensively equipped workshops in the UK. With our years of engineering and manufacturing experience we guarantee to deliver exacting standards of quality and excellent levels of service.

We offer Fabrication, Machining, Fitting, Assembly and Testing facilities, with a floor capacity of 20,000m2, two five metre deep manufacturing puts and a lifting capacity of 130 tonnes.

Our Vision – to be the partner of choice Our Mission – To deliver the most appropriate solution for complex problems providing mutual benefit to our customers and stakeholders.