Pipefitter – CATS (North Tees)

Job description

Altrad are the critical human infrastructure that enhances the lives of millions, by the value-added solutions it provides in support of the nation’s vital assets. Altrad aspires to be the most trusted and valued support services company – learning from the ingenuity of its 7,250 people in the UK & Ireland, to deliver extraordinary outcomes for its clients.

With over 7,250 people working for Altrad across the UK and Ireland, no two days are ever the same. We serve a wide range of industry sectors; we strive to be the best we can be – everyday. At Altrad you will be rewarded with the opportunity to build a progressive career, in a company who values your ingenuity, creativity and ambition. Are you ready to accept our challenge?

As a Pipefitter, you will be responsible for the repair and servicing of various types of mechanical plant and industrial machinery.
Ascertain job requirements from drawings or other specifications. 
Select length of stainless steel, steel alloy, iron, copper, aluminium or plastic piping and to cut it to the required size with hacksaw, pipe cutter or machine. 
Prepare and position pipework and flanges for subsequent welding, alignment orientation, gaps, spacing, straightness whilst welding and arc welding. 
Bend piping by machine or heat with blow lamp and bend by hand. 
Join metal piping by soldering or thread cutting and screwing. 
Join plastic piping by cementing or fusing by hot air welding. 
Form piping from sheet metal. 
Check pipe preparations, tack welded joints, alignment, straightness and dimensional accuracy. 
Install prefabricated sections on site. 
Trained and operate trade required machinery. 
Trained and operate overhead cranes including basic slinging in a safe manner. 
Carryout Firewatch/Stand By duties. 
Adhere to all safety requirements including safety checks of tools and equipment. 
Use Oxy/fuel hand burning/heating/cutting equipment. 
Use all relevant workshops/site equipment associated with job requirements including all relevant training/certification requirements

This is a fixed term contract
Start: 28th May onwards Inductions
Work until approx. July 2024
25 days holiday per annum (pro-rata)

To apply please contact AltradServicesUK.recruitment@altrad.com, quoting Job reference R00004177

Pipefitter – CATS (North Tees) overview


£21.27 per hour plus £2.37 IBA


North Tees

Qualifications required

What we are looking for: Approved Apprenticeship/NVQ Level 3 Previous experience in similar environment Local labour only