TAIT Towers

  • Welder/Fabricator

    Job Locations UK-Haverhill
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    071305 Design- Product Engineering
  • Overview

    TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event equipment in the world. Staffed by World Class Innovators creating World Class Experiences, TAIT is at the forefront of technology and live event. Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring sets, theatre automation, corporate events or brand experiences, TAIT works with the brightest minds in live event to bring their vision to life. 



    With its acquisition of Stage Technologies and Delstar Engineering, the depth of cutting edge technologies continues to advance the companies capabilities. Among its claims to fame, TAIT supplies staging for the highest grossing concert world tours including The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Madonna and more. Additionally, TAIT created the largest kinetic light installation in concert touring history for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, was the production specialist that partnered with NASA to put the lyrics of U2’s ‘Beautiful Day’ into orbit, received a Guinness World Record title for its LED integration and customization at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the London Olympics, fabricated Las Vegas’ Omnia Nightclub Chandelier at Caesar’s Palace and created the first-ever commercial use of the Cable Coaster Virtual Reality simulator for National Geographic’s “Experience Mars.”


     

    Responsibilities

    Purpose:


     


    You will be responsible for welding and fabricating metal assemblies and weldments for manufacturing purposes. In your role you will plan and organise the assembly/fabrication from start to finish, ensuring it is manufactured within time frames set and to a high standard.


     


    You will predominantly work with mild steel but there may be the opportunity to work with different metals such as aluminium or stainless steel etc. for bespoke fabrications, in doing so you will make use of welding and cutting equipment, hand tools, techniques etc. to fabricate products. You will rely on specifications, verbal instructions, and technical drawings/advice for manufacture.


     


    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:


     



    • Evaluate engineering drawings and ensure implementation according to welding and drawing specifications.

    • Determine required equipment and best welding method, applying knowledge of diverse techniques.

    • To operate, with minimum supervision, a variety of fabrication equipment.

    • Provide assistance to the production process and manufacture various fixtures.

    • Perform efficient welding of various metal objects using such processes as Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Metal Active Gas (MAG) Manual Metal Arc or Tungsten inert gas (TIG)

    • Evaluate finished products and perform quality checks.


     


     


    Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of your role and responsibilities and may be subject to change when required.

    Qualifications

    Person Specification


     



















































    Requirements



    Essential



    Desirable



    Educational Attainment



    A good all-round general education; and


    Good numeracy and mechanical skills.



    Time served apprenticeship; and


    Possess an NVQ or CSCS certification.



    Knowledge Required



    Knowledge of welding; and


    A working knowledge of a wide range of techniques, equipment and the associated applications to maximise effective production of fabrications.



    Ability to work with a variety of materials.


     



    Experience Required



    Proven experience in general fabrication in mild steel.



    Experience of working in the stage and/or spectaculars industry;


    Forklift truck and overhead crane experience; and


    Experience with stainless steel/aluminium would be advantageous.



    General Intelligence



    Computer literate; and


    Understanding of numerical and mathematical calculations and data.


     

    Skills and Aptitudes Required



    Working unsupervised;


    Ability to read technical drawings;


    Good communication skills (verbal and written);


    Effective time and project management skills; and


    Adherence to health and safety policies.



    Willingness to take on challenges.



    Interests



    A willingness to develop and expand the knowledge/techniques of the role.



    Entertainment industry.


    To have keen outside work interests in sports/mechanical/crafts or hobbies is desirable



    Personal Qualities Required



    Confidence to work independently or as part of a team; and


    Reliable, flexible, decisive, good organisational skills, conscientious workmanship.



    Works well under pressure.


     



    Circumstances



    Eligibility to work in the UK.



    Able to attend sites out of normal office hours if required.



     

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