Fabricator Ref# JFV-56840

  • South East, Hampshire, Romsey, UK
  • £25000 - £33000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • JFV-56840


Due to expansion an opportunity has opened up for a Fabricator at a world class manufacturer who are based just outside of Southampton. The company has been operating for over 70 years and specialises in unique engineering pipework, pipe systems and cooling networks which are used in an array of industries. 

Skills needed for Fabricator

  • A good awareness of using hand tools and hand power tools and able to learn to operate workshop tools and equipment
  • Must learn to interpret engineering drawings and accurately measure and mark out components for fabrication
  • Able to follow instructions as many fabrication skills are learnt through on-the-job training

Desirable additional skills 

  • Some understanding of the basic principles of the properties and uses of thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics would be advantageous
  • Successful completion of an Apprenticeship in an engineering discipline or have achieved a relevant level  2 or 3 engineering qualification
  • Also, IT qualification in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and Outlook are desirable but not compulsory as full training will be provided

Responsibilities of Fabricator

  • Working from engineering drawings to construct plastic pipe assemblies, tanks and vessels
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and production work orders
  • Create and use templates and jigs
  • Fabricate, assemble, form, reshape, rework and repair plastic products
  • Mark out sheets and pipes using measuring and marking instruments
  • Construct pipe spools, tanks and vessels using various cutting, drilling and bending tools including: power saws, routers, planes, sanders, knives, scrapers and bending devices
  • Use plastic welding equipment to manufacture and construct fabricated items
  • Understand plastics and bonding techniques using specialist precision tools and equipment
  • Cut and prepare pipes, fittings and sheets for welding
  • Assemble plastic components by using various welding and jointing techniques
  • Carry out weld testing and inspection
  • Assist other fabricators when required


Monday to Thursday 7am – 5pm 
Friday 7am – 1pm
The normal hours include 39 hours at the basic rate plus 5 hours overtime at 1.33 (1 hour each day) = 44 hours per week

If you are interested in this Fabricator opportunity or you know of someone who might be please contact James on 07485 390941 or email James.ferrier@holtengineering.co.uk

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