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Welder (Defence / MoD)

Welder (Defence / MoD)

Starting £27,000 – £29,000 (37 Hours)

1.5x Overtime / 2x Sunday + Funded Qualifications + Progression Routes + Company Pension + 25 Days Holiday + Company Benefits


Are you a Welder / Fabricator, looking for a days based, Monday to Friday role, working for one of the largest Engineering and Vehicle Powerhouses in the UK, where you gain valuable exposure working and training on state-of-the-art military equipment?

Do you want to work on some of the world’s most top secret defence projects and play your part in the current global security crisis?

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a multi-billion-pound global engineering services company who have an industry reputation for providing one of the top training and progression programs & often works on several large-scale projects around the UK. This is a unique opportunity where you will be funded for qualifications to improve your career, have the option to progress to supervisor roles & even work a 4 day week if necessary.

In this role, you will be fabricating, assembles, and repairs metal structures, ensuring all components meet specified standards. You will cut, fit, and weld metal parts, adhering to strict safety protocols and quality regulations. Their expertise is crucial in maintaining the structural integrity and functionality of the tanks.

This role would suit an Welder looking for a role in a well-established company where you will take on to work on some of the UK’s most secret defence projects with the options of earning extra & lots of training + progression.


  • Fabricate, assemble, and repair metal structures for tanks, ensuring compliance with specified standards.
  • Cut, fit, and weld metal parts while adhering to strict safety protocols and quality regulations.
  • Maintain the structural integrity and functionality of the tanks through expert welding techniques.


  • Welder
  • NVQ Level 2/3 Qualification or time served
  • Carpentry / Stick Welding experience (preferred)

(Any overtime paid at 1.5x, Sunday is 2x)

Key Words: Welding, MIG, MIG Welder, TR12, Steel, Aluminium, Manufacturing, Heavy Engineering

Reference: 13605

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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