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Welder Fabricator Apprentice – Job Vacancy

Welder Fabricator Apprentice Job Purpose

Undertaking an apprenticeship where the candidate will learn welding and fabricating sheet metal and structural metal work from a variety of materials.

Welder Fabricator Apprentice Job Duties

  • Reading manufacturing drawings
  • Welding and Fabricating of metal products (including laying out, cutting, fitting, measuring and welding)
  • Using many metal work hand tools and power tools
  • Inspecting work – ensuring welds and fabrication meets standards
  • Inspecting equipment – ensuring equipment is safe and fit for purpose
  • Working safely
  • Attending recognised NVQ, City and Guilds course to support practical learning
  • Meeting performance targets

Welder Fabricator Apprentice Skills and Qualifications

Some (or all) of the following (although training will be given to the right candidate)

  • Enrolled on (or planning to enroll on) relevant course e.g. NVQ, City and Guilds.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of some (or all) of the following: pattern development, trigonometry, measuring, bending, rolling, forming, fitting, and cutting.
  • Ability to read manufacturing drawings and recognise specifications and welding symbols.
  • Knowledge of industry safety practices
  • Analytical mind and enjoys working with your hands
  • Can provide own hand tools (power tools are provided by us)

Advantageous skills

  • Self-Management
  • Initiative
  • Ability to Manage Workloads
  • Self-Motivating
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • I.T. Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Strong Maths Skills
  • Driving Licence

Hours/Pay

39hrs/wk, full-time, permanent. Salary negotiable on experience.

About the Company

Fleetwood Sheet Metal is a metal manufacturing company based in Fleetwood, Lancashire. We are expanding our team due to our continued success.

Our Mission is to deliver excellence to our customers’ every time. Excellent people, creating quality metal products and delivering outstanding service.

You will be joining an excellent forward thinking company with many opportunities to develop, 25 days paid holiday, family friendly conditions and a competitive rate of pay.

Apply Online

 

 

Welder Fabricator Assistant Supervisor – Job Vacancy

Welder Fabricator Assistant Supervisor Job Purpose

Welding and fabricating sheet metal and structural metal work from a variety of materials. Supporting the Supervisor in managing staff and workloads. Building relationships with customers, management and team members by getting the job done to a high standard and to timescale.

Welder Fabricator Assistant Supervisor Job Duties

  • Reading manufacturing drawings
  • Welding and Fabricating of metal products (including laying out, cutting, fitting, measuring and welding)
  • Using many metal work hand tools and power tools
  • Inspecting work – ensuring welds and fabrication meets standards
  • Inspecting equipment – ensuring equipment is safe and fit for purpose
  • Working safely
  • Supervision of other team members’ performance as above
  • Planning and organising workloads and resources

Welder Fabricator Assistant Supervisor Skills and Qualifications

  • Completed approved apprenticeship or training in sheet metal work or similar (may also suit workers from automotive or plumbing background – training will be given to the right candidate).
  • Relevant NVQ, City and Guilds etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of some (or all) of the following: pattern development, trigonometry, measuring, bending, rolling, forming, fitting, and cutting.
  • Ability to read manufacturing drawings and recognise specifications and welding symbols.
  • Knowledge of industry safety practices
  • Analytical mind and enjoys working with your hands
  • Can provide own hand tools (power tools are provided by us)

Advantageous skills

  • Knowledge of specific welding processes such as TIG, MIG and ARC.
  • Ability to use heavy machinery such as forklifts and cranes.
  • Management experience eg allocating staff and resources, quality inspections, supervising staff and sub-contractors, health and safety compliance, progress reporting, ordering of materials, liaising with management and customers.
  • Leadership and negotiation
  • Self-Management
  • Initiative
  • Ability to Manage Workloads
  • Self-Motivating
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • I.T. Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Strong Maths Skills
  • Driving Licence

Hours/Pay

39hrs/wk, full-time, permanent. Salary negotiable on experience.

About the Company

Fleetwood Sheet Metal is a metal manufacturing company based in Fleetwood, Lancashire. We are expanding our team due to our continued success.

Our Mission is to deliver excellence to our customers’ every time. Excellent people, creating quality metal products and delivering outstanding service.

You will be joining an excellent forward thinking company with many opportunities to develop, 25 days paid holiday, family friendly conditions and a competitive rate of pay.

Apply Online

 

 

Manufacturing Estimator – Job Vacancy

Manufacturing Estimator Job Purpose

Researching new clients and upcoming projects. Establishing client requirements and provide detailed estimates for projects including cost and work time estimates. Building relationships with clients and negotiating orders primarily within the Ventilation systems, Structural Steelwork and general metal fabrications industry.

Manufacturing Estimator Job Duties

  • Prepare cost budgets and cost estimates for new contracts
  • Adhere to company standards and guidelines when analysing and providing estimations; focus on maximising profit and customer satisfaction, while minimising any potential risks to the company
  • Prepare detailed, well-written proposals for each client, adhering to client guidelines while offering competitive and comprehensive cost estimates, and including supplementary documentation
  • Maintain relationships with existing clients keeping a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients
  • Work with contracts manager and design team to help with development, innovation, and creativity on client projects
  • Keep detailed records of all estimation documentation, including site assessments and contract terms; update any existing contracts immediately upon agreement of new terms with client
  • Prepare and submit financial documents
  • Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline
  • Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes

Manufacturing Estimator Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in the Industry and/or Building Services Engineering / Contracts Management / Manufacturing Estimating Formal Qualifications
  • Strong Customer-Facing Skills
  • Sales and Networking
  • Customer Service
  • Self-Management
  • Initiative
  • Ability to Manage Workloads
  • Timely
  • Self-Motivating
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • I.T. Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Strong Maths Skills
  • Driving Licence and Ability to Visit Client Sites

Hours/Pay

39hrs/wk, permanent. Salary negotiable on experience.

About the Company

Fleetwood Sheet Metal is a metal manufacturing company based in Fleetwood, Lancashire. We are expanding our team due to our continued success.

Our Mission is to deliver excellence to our customers’ every time. Excellent people, creating quality metal products and delivering outstanding service.

You will be joining an excellent forward thinking company with many opportunities to develop, 25 days paid holiday, family friendly conditions and a competitive rate of pay.

Apply Online

 

 

 

 

Ductwork Manufacturers

If you need ductwork manufacturers, you have come to the right place. We have over 50 years experience of the manufacture, supply and installation of all types of ducting. We offer galvanised ducting in rectangular, circular and flat oval. We manufacture it from galvanised steel, stainless steel, mild steel and plastic and for other uses such as fire rated ductwork and our coded welders can produce fully welded ducting systems too.

By partnering with us, one of the leading ductwork manufacturers in the the UK, for your project, you can be sure of a high quality product (we are ISO 9001 accredited) and a guaranteed high standard of service.

Contact us today to discuss your requirements.

Stainless Steel Fabrication – Water Shower for Seafood Processing Company

We recently fabricated a water shower system for a local seafood processing company. The stainless steel fabrication was done in-house by our coded welders.

We can fabricate units for all manner of food processing applications. All our manufacturing is done to a very high standard with food-grade materials such as stainless steel.

If you would like to discuss your stainless steel fabrication requirements, please contact us.

Replacement Hull & Deck of Dredger Boat From Mild Steel

We recently completed work on replacing the hull and deck of a dredger boat with welded metal sections for a local company, in own workshop.

As you can see from the photographs the original shell was in a poor state and very corroded.

We fabricated and welded all the new panels from mild steel and then the hull was painted.

The old deck and other sections were removed and then fabricated from mild steel durbar.

If you have a boat that needs repairing or even completely overhauling, please contact us.

01 The original boat
The original boat
02 The First mild steel panel
The first mild steel panel
03 The lower half of the hull fitted
The lower half of the hull fitted
04 The hull during reconstruction
The hull during reconstruction

 

The deck stripped down
The deck stripped down
The deck during construction
The deck during construction
The completed deck
The completed deck
The painted deck
The painted deck
After painting
After painting
Sailing off into the sunset
Sailing off into the sunset

Accreditation to ISO9001:2008 & BS EN 1090-1:2009

We are very pleased to announce that we have had our Quality Systems audited by an UKAS approved auditor and have been accredited to ISO9001:2008 & BS EN 1090-1:2009.

This is an important milestone in our plan to offer a high quality service and enables us to provide CE Marked structural steelwork and other products.

Please contact us to find out more.

Fire Rated Ductwork – We Are Firemac Authorised Manufacturers & Installers

firemac-fire-rated-ductwork-logoWe are pleased to announce, we can now manufacture fire rated ductwork. We are authorised and approved by Firemac to manufacture and install fire-rated ducting.

Firemac duct systems are designed to be used as normal ventilation ducts with a fire resistance period of up to 4 hours, and smoke extract/outlet ducts with fire resistance of up to 2 hours. Firemac systems may also be used as a kitchen extract system.

If you need fire rated ductwork, please contact us for more details.

Aluminium Side Panels for Trucks, Wagons and Trailers

wagon side and back panelWe recently completed works replacing the side panels on two delivery trucks for a local builders merchant. We replaced the old panels with new aluminium folded panels with hinges and locks.

As you can see from the pictures below, the panels were fabricated to a high standard and are now ready for being painted (which we can arrange for you if required) and signwritten.

These were all measured and fabricated in house so if you required any type of panelling for any type of vehicle or trailer, from aluminium, stainless steel, galvanised steel etc. please contact us for more details.

wagon panel close up aluminium truck panel

Pipework Fabrication

Here are some examples of pipework fabrication work we recently completed. We offer the full range of pipework fabrication services including:

  • fabrication
  • coded welders
  • lagging and insulation

Please contact us to find out more about our pipework fabrication services.

stainless steel welded pipe work pipework-fabrication1 pipework-fabrication

 

 

Sheet Metal Enclosures, Metal Box Enclosures & Steel Enclosures

Call it what you want – sheet metal enclosures, metal box enclosures or steel enclosures they all serve the same purpose, to protect the contents, be it the insides of expensive machinery or valuable goods.

Fleetwood Sheet Metal are highly skilled in fabricating any type of metal enclosure, usually custom made to your requirements.

Here is an item we recently produced, we manufactured a replacement enclosure for a snow blowing machine which had become corroded and damaged. The new enclosure was fabricated and painted to perform even better than the original, for many years to come.

snowblower sheet metal enclosure

We recently completed a set of lockable metal enclosures which are to house control panels:

control-panel-enclosures

Meeting Room / Training Room Hire – Fleetwood, Blackpool, Cleveleys & Fylde Coast

Meeting Room / Training Room Hire – Fleetwood, Blackpool, Cleveleys & Fylde Coast

Meeting Room / Training Room - Fleetwood, Blackpool, Cleveleys & Fylde Coast

Due to recent expansion we are now offering meeting room / training room facilities at our head office in Fleetwood. Easily accessible from Blackpool, Cleveleys and the Fylde Coast (Lancashire) our professional and low-cost facilities can cater for 16+ people easily.

Our room can be hired for any length of time, by the week, the day or even the hour and can be used to:

  • impress clients
  • hold management meetings
  • get away from the office
  • hold training events

We offer great facilities including:

  • Free Tea and Coffee
  • Free Wifi provision
  • Free Use of Projector and Flipchart
  • Accommodating 16+ people

We will also provide a meeting co-ordinator, who will be available at all times to make your event a success. They will take care of your furniture / room layout any IT/AV requirements and can organise catering if required.

Prices for Meeting Room / Training Room Hire

£40 first hour, then £20 each hour after
or £60 per half day (8am-12pm or 1pm-5pm)
or £100 for full day. (8am-5pm)

Lunchtime catering available at £5.00 per person.

You can book by phone or online, we just require a small deposit of 10% to secure your booking.

Contact us for more details today.

Offices For Let in Fleetwood (Lancashire) – Offices To Rent Part Furnished

Due to recent expansion we are now offering some part furnished offices to rent within our building in Fleetwood (Lancashire).

They are all within our modern office building and include WC, gas central heating, electricity, comms wiring, furniture and kitchen facilities. IT, cleaning, reception and meeting room services are also available.

Office 1 – 36 x 21ft open plan space

Office 2 – 19 x 15.5ft (with internal doorway to office 3)

Office 3 – 19 x 15.5ft

Office 4 – 19.5ft x 15.5ft

Photo’s of our offices to let are coming soon.

Please contact us for a viewing.

Trailer Support Trestle’s for Unloading Cargo – Trailer Support Stand for Trucks, Lorries & Wagons

Our Trailer Support Trestle / Stand is a quick and easy safety addition to protect workers and equipment when unloading cargo from the trailers of trucks, wagons or lorries.

It works as an addition or alternative to the landing legs as it is easily manoeuvred under the front of an unhitched trailer to minimise the risk of the trailer collapsing when the cargo load weight or a forklift overbalances it. The Trailer Support Trestle is also useful for any unhitched trailers left in your yard as it keeps the trailer supported at all times.

trestle trailer support-stand

Our standard trailer trestle (pictured) is SWL 50 tonnes or we can discuss your own requirements.

Dimensions

1500mm width
1250mm height
720mm depth

Weight appx 180kg

Made in the UK at our own facility by our coded welders to ensure quality.

**Watch out for inferior products! Ours is approved for 50 tonnes to meet the needs of UK trailers and made to a very high standard**

Comes complete with full load test certification and certificates of conformity.

Painted to your colour specification and ID tagged. Rough sawn hardwood timber on top and base.

Easily repositioned by hand – sprung double centre wheel and drag handles at both ends.

 

Contact us for more details of our Trailer Support Trestle’s.

We also supply a wide range of products for industrial and commercial use.

 

Metal Stairs / Fire Escape Fabrication – North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood

Fleetwood Sheet Metal designed (by external design engineers), manufactured and installed a new Fire Escape for Elizabeth Hotels’ North Euston.

metal-stairs-fabrication-north-euston-fleetwood

The existing fire escape was removed and replaced with a new galvanised steel fabrication. Manufactured in accordance with Health and Safety regulations providing a safe and secure structure.

metal-stairs-fabrication-north-euston-fleetwood

If you have a specific requirement for metal stairs manufacture or you want to view our complete range of staircase projects please contact us.

SPACED OUT: A Garden of Observation and Discovery

Pasquale Pascucci Garden Design
We have just completed a project involving the manufacture of a stainless steel garden feature. The title of this project is SPACED OUT: A Garden of Observation and Discovery.

The garden is based on Sputnik 1, the worlds first artificial satellite which marks its fiftieth anniversary this year. The feature measures over 6 metres at its highest point, the main body being 4m diameter and an overall length of more than 8m.

Previous Projects

We have worked on many high-profile projects, here are a few of the most recent:

MacDonald Hotel – Manchester
We have recently completed work on the Macdonald Hotel Manchester is a £33 million development that will see the addition of a 208 bedroom hotel opposite Manchester Piccadilly train station.

Westinghouse Springfields Nuclear – Ongoing contract

Manchester Museum

Royal Exchange Theatre

Manchester United Stadium

Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM)

Grand Theatre – Clitheroe

Royal Mills – Manchester

Victoria Hospital – Blackpool

BMW Showroom – Blackpool

Devonshire Road School – Blackpool

Thornbury Hospital – Sheffield

Palatine Leisure Centre – Blackpool

Audi – Warrington

BAE Systems – Warton

Manchester College of Arts and Technology (MANCAT)

Police Station – Lancaster, Preston & Oldham