• Leeds
  • Salary: Negotiable

Our client based in Leeds are currently looking for a Steel Worker to join them on a permanent basis.

The role would suit someone who has experience or who has recently completed an apprenticeship.

Job Responsibilities

·         Measure, fabricate, cut, weld and shape steel parts such as girders, columns and frames using equipment including shears, welding tools and torches

·         Hoist steel parts to their appropriate location, ensuring proper alignment and positioning and bolting them into place

·         Assemble and use equipment, including setting up cable and chain systems, for hoisting or moving steel parts and disassemble it after completion of the task

·         Follow blueprint and instructions from supervisors to perform all tasks involved in assembly of steel structures; communicate with supervisors and coworkers to ensure smooth teamwork

·         Notify supervisors immediately of safety or structural concerns

·         Take apart structures or equipment in accordance with directions and standard operating procedure; repair steel components in older structures

·         Direct crane operators as they move and position steel components

·         Drill holes and align parts with framework in preparation for riveting; use tools including levels, laser tools and plumb bobs to ensure precise alignment

Job Skills & Qualifications

Required:

·         Completed steel worker apprenticeship

·         Proficient in use of tools, including welding equipment, laser levels, jacks and metal shears

·         Able to read and understand blueprints

·         Knowledge of applicable safety regulations

·         Able to work at extremely great heights, including top levels of skyscraper

·         Excellent work ethic