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MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Welder in our Welding department. 


This role reports directly to the Welding Supervisor. The role is to work as part of a fast-paced fabrication team within a busy and innovative engineering workshop. There is a high level of autonomy within the role. The successful applicant can expect a 4 day working week with a competitive salary. 

Duties will include:

  • Making sure that all relevant information and associated paperwork within the works order is available prior to starting.
  • Checking that material issued matches the requirements of the drawings and work order information sheets.
  • Checking the WPS against the drawings and/or weld logs
  • Checking all welding consumables issued are correct against the WPS and are applicable for the job.
  • Recording and completing paperwork associated with work packs.
  • Demonstrating a high standard of Health and Safety and housekeeping.
  • Carrying out any other miscellaneous tasks that you are suitably trained for.
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by the appropriate line managers.

Essential skills, experience and knowledge. 

  • Be a time served welder having served a recognised Apprenticeship.
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Have experience of reading engineering/technical drawings and making to specification.
  • Have excellent communications skills.
  • Be comfortable working in a busy environment and be able to use your initiative and plan in advance.
  • Be flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Be self-motivated with a good work ethic and attention to detail is essential.